‘How long will you stay in Nouadhibou?’
‘I think just one night.’
‘Do you know where you’ll be staying?
‘Not yet, there’re a few options in the Lonely Planet that seem okay…’ 2,221 more words
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By Bakari Gueye in Nouakchott for Magharebia
At the mid-point of Ramadan, Mauritanians are heeding advice to advocate moderate discourse.
“Our genuine Islamic values require us to display solidarity and brotherhood at all times, and especially during this blessed month of transcendence and kindness among Muslims, despite all hardships,” President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on June 28th. 412 more words
Good luck finding a beer in Mauritania.
If you enjoy a drink now and then, and find pleasure in the collation of data, then you’re gonna love this: 137 more words
“François Hollande’s African Adventures”
The Economist, July 19-25, 2014, p.45
“France’s president, François Hollande, took office in 2012 knowing little of Africa. … Yet Africa has a way of intruding on French politics. 217 more words
According to a study conducted in 2008 by the Mauritanian Minister of Social Affairs, about 20% of Mauritanian women either voluntarily participate, or are forced to participate in the practice of force-feeding. 571 more words