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Jihadists Deepen Collaboration in North Africa

SAHARA DESERT, Niger — A group of light armored vehicles skated over the moonscape of the Sahara, part of one of the largest detachments the French military has deployed here since colonial times. 1,642 more words


Mauritius First Female President to Quit Due to Spending Dispute

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim will step down, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said, amid allegations she spent money from a charity on shopping in Dubai.

“At her request, I met her at the State House yesterday,” Jugnauth said in comments broadcast on Port Louis-based Radio Plus. 323 more words


La Route de l’Espoir

David, Daniel and Yasmine from Germany are generously offering me a ride in their Toyota Landcruiser. They’re on their way South to Burkina Faso, and are hoping to make it to the Malian border today. 1,652 more words


#Sahel: EU high level conference

The conference, co-chaired by the European Union, the United Nations, the African Union and the G5 Sahel, will focus on strengthening much-needed international support to Africa’s Sahel countries in the areas of security and development, notably through the G5 Sahel Joint Force. 263 more words


Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines. Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

This examines the legal framework that allows the government to easily refuse legal recognition to associations it dislikes, on such grounds as engaging in “anti-national propaganda” or “exercis an unwelcome influence on the minds of the people.” Without legal recognition, associations are hard-pressed to rent a hall for a meeting or public event, obtain permission to peacefully protest, or obtain funding from foreign donors. 13 more words

Human Rights Watch

open position: FarFish Project Coordinator at LDAC in Madrid, Spain

The Long Distance Advisory Council (LDAC) based in Madrid, Spain is looking for a full time scientific officer to be the scientific coordinator of FarFish Project ( 36 more words

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Africa Oil & Gas: Ocean Installer gets decommissioning gig offshore Mauritania

Norway-based subsea company Ocean Installer will assist BW Offshore in decommissioning the Berge Helene FPSO on the Chinguetti field, 80 km west of Mauritania. 213 more words

Mozambique Oil And Gas Industry