Senegal-Mauritania: $4.8bn Gas Project Coming

Senegal-Mauritania: $4.8bn Gas Project Coming

DAKAR, 18 January 2021 – The first gas from the $4.8 billion Grand Tortue Ahmeyin project will be produced in 2023, according to Senegal’s Oil Minister Sophie Gladima. The oil field straddles the offshore waters of Mauritania and Senegal and the two countries own an...
Mauritania: Ex-President Won’t Self-Incriminate

Mauritania: Ex-President Won’t Self-Incriminate

NOUAKCHOTT, 9 January 2021 – The former president of Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz refused Friday to answer questions or to counter-sign judicial paperwork by investigators indicting him for corruption. Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz refused to sign the minutes...
Mauritania-Algeria: Defeating Cross-Border Terrorism

Mauritania-Algeria: Defeating Cross-Border Terrorism

NOUAKCHOTT, 9 January 2021 – Algeria and Mauritania are seeking ways of strengthening cooperation on efforts to fight cross-border counter-terrorism. We committed to improve intelligence sharing and committed to boost military cooperation. The two countries look to...
Mauritania: School Reopening Postponed

Mauritania: School Reopening Postponed

NOUAKCHOTT, 31 December 2020 – The reopening of schools in Mauritania has, again, been postponed as public health officials struggle to get a handle on rising CVOID-19 infections. The postponement was announced Wednesday as one of the resolutions adopted during a...
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