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Full-scale food crisis threatens Niger and Mauritania

Full-scale food crisis threatens Niger and Mauritania | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Both countries issue alerts after erratic rainfall, droughts and insect infestations hit this year's crops...
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Mauritania police arrest 56 demonstrators after clashes over population census turn violent

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania — A Mauritanian official says that police have arrested 56 people following violent clashes over a population census.
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Mauritanian activist talks about women as agents of change

Mauritanian activist talks about women as agents of change | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Decorated rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar discusses the role of Maghreb women in the political changes sweeping the region.
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Mauritanian Army Strikes Al-Qaeda Base In Mali

Mauritanian Army Strikes Al-Qaeda Base In Mali | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
By Bakari Gueye The Mauritanian military last week launched air strikes on an al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) base in Mali's Wagadou forest.
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Local protesters: Mauritanian's Dictator must go

Africa's call for freedom spilled onto the sidewalk Sunday outside the Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Twenty-eight protestors with ties to the West African nation of Mauritania stood in the late afternoon sunshine to support demonstrators back home.
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