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Mauritania closes border with Mali over Ebola: officials
NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Mauritania has closed its border with Mali after a case of Ebola was confirmed in western Mali near their shared frontier, two Mauritanian officials said on Saturday. Limame Ould Deddeh, chief medical officer in Kobenni, a town in eastern Mauritania near the Mali frontier, said the government in Nouakchott had sent orders to close all land crossings. A second Mauritanian ...(10/25/2014 10:52:17 AM)
Mauritania closes border with Mali over Ebola fears
By Adama Diarra and Kissima Diagana BAMAKO/NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Mauritania has closed its border with Mali to prevent the spread of Ebola, officials said on Saturday, highlighting fears of further contagion in West Africa after a girl from Guinea died of the disease in Mali this week. Earlier, Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said that his country would not close its border with Guinea ...(10/25/2014 1:59:15 PM)
Mauritania: Mauritania Shuts Border With Mali Over Ebola
[Deutsche Welle]Mauritania has closed its border with Mali after the country reported its first Ebola death near the frontier shared by the two countries. The WHO says more than 10,000 people have now been infected with the virus.(10/26/2014 12:31:57 AM)
Mauritania: Mauritania, Morocco Bolster Security Ties
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Morocco and Mauritania agreed to strengthen their security co-operation against terrorism, AFP quoted the Moroccan interior minister as saying Wednesday (October 15th).(10/20/2014 6:10:40 AM)
Glencore unit delays Mauritania project due to iron ore price fall
Sphere Minerals, a subsidiary of commodity trading and mining giant Glencore said it will slow down development of its Askaf iron ore project in Mauritania in response to the fall in prices for the steel ingredient. Iron ore has lost about 40 percent of its value so far this year and is expected to decline further in the next few years as additional supply more than offsets weaker demand growth ...(10/29/2014 11:13:42 AM)
Mauritania closes border with Mali after Ebola death
Nouakchott, Oct 26 (IANS) Mauritania has closed its border with Mali after an Ebola death was confirmed in the border area this week, a health official said Saturday.(10/25/2014 3:06:19 PM)
Mauritania appoint Martins as coach
Frenchman Corentin Martins becomes the new Mauritania coach, succeeding compatriot Patrice Neveu.(10/8/2014 5:43:26 AM)
Suffering slavery
Slavery in different guises survives in Arab-African states such as Mauritania and Sudan. Gamal Nkrumah sounds out Sadig Al-Mahdi on the prickly subject(10/24/2014 10:25:07 AM)
Mauritania Travel Warning
The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Mauritania, and urges those who travel to Mauritania to exercise extreme caution because of activities by terrorist groups in the region, including al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).(10/8/2014 9:07:50 AM)
Martins named as coach of Mauritania
(Reuters) - Former France international midfielder Corentin Martins has been named as the new coach of Mauritania but no details of the 45-year-old's contract were given by the country's football federation in a statement confirming the appointment on Tuesday. Martins, who has limited coaching experience with lower-league Quimper and Stade Brest in the French league, replaces compatriot Patrice ...(10/8/2014 7:20:29 AM)
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