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  • English Access Student (State Dept. photo)
    English Access Microscholarship Program

    English Access students sharing their thoughts and opinions about their experience in the program. We are so proud of our students!! 

  • Interview with Participant Tahirou Wane

    Here is a short interview with Tahirou Wane. he participated in our Filmmaking Workshop in July 2011 which was a collaboration between Studio HOLPAC, Step Films and Media, and the U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott. His film is called “Nos cœurs sont sales”. We hope you enjoy it. Please look for more films from our workshop participants over the next few weeks. 

  • A Film by Tahirou Wane

    Here is Tahirou Wane’s film. It is called “Nos cœurs sont sales”. We hope you enjoy it! 

  • America Meets Mauritania!

    The Ari Roland Quartet jams with Mauritanian musicians during their trip to the country. Musicians: Ari Roland, Chris Byars, Zaid Nasser, Keith Balla, Seydou Sow, Noura Mint Saymali, Malouma Mint El Maidah, Jeich Ould Chikali, Aly Ndow and Cheikhou Ba.  

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    U.S. Embassy Hosts Two Iftars in Nouakchott, and Atar

    U.S. Embassy Nouakchott hosted an Iftar in honor of Nouakchott Imams. Over sixty guests attended, predominantly Imams and religious leaders affiliated with the Mauritanian Imam's Union Organization. VIP guests included an official government delegation led by the Minister of Islamic Affairs. Military officers, political party leaders and civil society representatives were also present