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Interesting facts about West Africa you never know

West Africa has forests, but there are very few of them. A thin strip of them stretches along the coast…

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Intriguing traditions of the peoples of Africa

You love her, then propose and marry her, so easy! That is not applicable in some Africa cultures. If you…

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Top traditions from around the world that shock you

Jump over a baby or throw him off a high wall? A month to sob before your wedding or to…

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Africa

First case of Crimean-Congo fever in Mauritania

Hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, Mauritania is facing Crimean-Congo fever. According to a medical source, first case was discovered in…

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Former Mauritanian President in police custody for corruption

Mauritanian security explained that former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was held in police custody for 48 hours…

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In Mauritania, Children’s tale inspires political debate

A Mauritanian tale for children, with wild boar as a character, has been the backdrop for political debate in this…

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Mauritania unexpected ministerial reshuffle

There is change in Mauritania with a cabinet reshuffle. Five ministries are involved, including Foreign Minister Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed,…

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Mauritania: Lunch campaign against religious extremism

In Mauritania, an awareness campaign against religious extremism has just been launched in Nouakchott. The Mauritanian government and civil society…

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Mauritania revises its law on apostasy

The Mauritanian parliament has adopted on Friday the new law on apostasy, effectively repealing the old provisions. According to the…

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Mauritania: two jail via insults on WhatsApp

This is a first in Mauritania, two people were sentenced to one year in prison for treating other Mauritanian as…

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The slavery of young Mauritanians in Saudi Arabia

The return of Lalla Mint Mohamed Vall, eight days ago after six months of ordeal, recalls that the practice revealed…

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Africa

Mauritania: memories of Nouakchott, a capital founded 60 years ago

On March 5, 1958, the foundation stone of the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott was laid. A capital wedged between the sea…

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