As the Sahel sees increasing jihadist insurgencies, Mauritania remains free of the scourge of terrorism…for now.
As Mauritania’s president steps up his anti-corruption drive and the country’s neighbours face growing terrorist insurrections, Britain’s new ambassador in Nouakchott talks up opportunities for British business
After decades when very little happened, climate change has pushed a massive project to halt Sahelian desertification to the top of the priority list with Mauritania playing a lead role.
Arab Digest · Hey Europe! The Maghreb Matters
Summary: Mauritania is hopeful that its leading role will take G5 Sahel to prosperity but the road to get there is strewn with economic, environmental and security challenges.
A new generation reclaims and redefines the way they see themselves and their world and in the process give the world images that challenge and refute traditional tropes and stereotypes.
With the promise of offshore gas resource wealth in jeopardy and the pressure on to recognise Israel, Mauritania faces a challenging time.
Ghazouani peacefully elected as president of Mauritania in place of Abdel Aziz – no change. Economy doing well.
Morocco’s right to exploit the resources of the Western Sahara is contested by Polisario and its supporters. Elsewhere on the Atlantic littoral, Mauritania has cooperated successfully with Senegal over shared water and gas resources.
Locust swarms around the Red Sea and across Arabia may cause serious harm depending on the next three months.