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The next French intervention in Africa will be in Mauritania before 2020

(This post originally appeared on Young-Diplomats.com and is written by David Allouche).

Why is Mauritania next?

France has been efficiently defending its interests in those countries through cultural and economic power, coupled with dozens of covert actions to overthrow leaders that refused to preserve France’s interests. 1,047 more words


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Avoid Nonessential Travel

U.S. Department of State

  • Cameroon Travel Warning. The State Department warns U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to the North and Far North Regions and parts of the East and Adamawa Regions of Cameroon because of terrorist threats and the risk of violent crime.
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Country Policy and Information Note. Mauritius: Sexual orientation and gender identity

Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.The notes also give information on asylum seekers’ countries of origin. 19 more words


The world's most terrifying national anthem is under threat!

This is Mauritania’s national anthem. Yes, it makes Mauritania sound terrifying – the sort of country that if you ever visited, you wouldn’t escape. It’s more suitable for the Death Star than an African country. 206 more words

With my four camels in the Sahara desert

This week, Ailsa‘s photo challenge theme is Four.

Four days walking in the Adrar Plateau of Mauritania, with four lovely camels. That’s a fabulous trip I did in 2007. 58 more words



Mauritania is a unique although seldom visited country, with some stunning landscapes and interesting ancient towns that used to take part of the desert caravan route a long time ago.Their infrastructure is limited.There are not many hotels and just a few roads.Although the country was an unsafe destination a few years ago due to Al-Qaedda activity in its desert area, it’s currently a quite safe destination, with many checkpoints along its main roads. 931 more words


Help us build Mauritania's first women's mahdhara

In one of the last bastions of Bedouin culture in the world, where sand dunes lay blazing under a scorching sun, where some people still count their wealth in livestock and all Islamic sciences are memorised in poetry, lies a village that has become synonymous with tarbiya (education) in Mauritania, Matamoulana. 134 more words