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SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS ISMAIL OULD CHEIKH AHMED OF MAURITANIA AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE UNITED NATIONS MISSION FOR EBOLA EMERGENCY RESPONSE (UNMEER)


 

SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS ISMAIL OULD CHEIKH AHMED OF MAURITANIA AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE UNITED NATIONS MISSION FOR EBOLA EMERGENCY RESPONSE (UNMEER)

 

NEW YORK, December 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), at the Under-Secretary-Level. 238 more words

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Continued Desert Adventures; Mor-Maur 14 part 6

It’s snowing on my blog! It’s freezing in my house! The wind is wuthering and banging things and howling down the chimney! And yet I continue to write about my recent trip to the wilds of the Sahara desert. 766 more words

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Mauritania celebrates independence with wage hike

2014-11-28

To mark the 54th anniversary of Mauritanian independence on Friday (November 28th), President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz raised workers’ salaries.

The base salary of workers earning less than 100,000 ouguiyas (275 euros) a month will climb by 50%, ANI quoted the president as saying Thursday in a televised statement. 27 more words

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Mauritania National Day


 

Mauritania National Day

 

WASHINGTON, November 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement

John Kerry

Secretary of State

Washington, DC

November 28, 2014

 

On behalf of the American people, I send best wishes to the people of Mauritania on the 54th anniversary of your independence on November 28. 114 more words

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Desert Adventures; Mor-Maur 14 part 5

During the summer of either 2002 or 2003, Donn and I took our 3 children to the village of Oudane for a month. We had visited this village during the month of February, when the moon was so bright that you didn’t need a flashlight to cross the rocky courtyard at night. 883 more words

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