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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:36:40 GMT
Algold: Results Further Extend Gold Mineralization to 3.4 Kilometer Strike at Tijirit's Eleonore Zone  -  ukcitymedia
... mineralized zones can be found on Algold's website (http://www.algold.com) and on SEDAR (http://www.sedar.com) in the report entitled "Algold 43-101 Technical Report: Tijirit Maiden Mineral Resources Estimates for the Tijirit Gold Project in ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:31:31 GMT
MAURITANIA : Heated exchanges at Crans Montana Forum  -  Africa Intelligence (subscription)
Carteron paid tribute at the forum to former Mauritanian president Ely Ould Mohamed Vall whom Bouamatou is actively backing for a presidential run in Mauritania's next elections in 2019. Carteron even awarded Vall the Prix de la Fondation 2016 that ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:33:02 GMT

France, withdrawing forces, says will not abandon Central African Republic  -  Mail & Guardian Africa
About 3500 French troops are stationed in Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso as part of Operation Barkhane in order to fight militancy in West Africa and the Sahel. The National Assembly president, Abdoul Karim Meckassoua, expressed concern ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:24:02 GMT

Tullow to restart Kenyan exploration and appraisal next month  -  Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Tullow Oil, which has its main production assets in Ghana, also has exploration acreage in Mauritania, Namibia and Zambia. Tullow Oil will restart exploration and appraisal drilling at the prolific South Lokichar field next month where it saw an upside ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 08:34:21 GMT

Mauritania Price Bulletin, October 2016  -  Reliefweb
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:43:17 GMT

Mauritania: Senate & Ruling Party at Odds over Constitutional Change  -  The North Africa Post
Tension is growing between the Mauritanian Senate and the ruling Union pour la Republique party (UPR) over regime's plans to suppress the chamber without consulting its members as enshrined in the constitution. The Mauritanian regime last month ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:12:15 GMT

Protests in Mauritania against constitutional amendment  -  Middle East Monitor
Thousands of people demonstrated in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Saturday against proposed constitutional amendments, Agence France-Presse has reported. The protests were a response to a call by opposition groups in the country.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 09:06:35 GMT
Mauritania condemns Houthi missile targeting Makkah  -  Bahrain News Agency
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mauritania said in a statement reported by Mauritanian News Agency yesterday, "Following the targeting of Makkah, one of Islam's holiest sanctities, by a missile in defiance and provocation to the ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:22:08 GMT
Mauritania Airlines Int'l outlines B737-800 network plans  -  ch-aviation
In true bureaucratic fashion, each member state will contribute two aviation experts to a steering committee charged with developing a feasibility plan for the start-up. Mohamed Mahmoud Bouassriya, the director general of Mauritania's civil aviation ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 02:02:42 GMT

Mauritania: US Embassy Sounds Alarm against Looming Terrorist Attacks  -  Medafrica Times
The US embassy in Nouakchott Friday alerted American citizens against looming terrorist attacks in the North African country following calls launched by the Islamic State group on its followers to stage global attacks against US interests and nationals.