BY BAKARI GUÈYE, 12 DECEMBER 2012
Nouakchott — Qualified young Mauritanians are finding job opportunities in the country’s booming mining industry.
Unemployment in Mauritania is over 30% but the state-owned mining giant is making significant inroads in tackling youth joblessness.
The National Industrial and Mining Company (SNIM), the biggest employer after the government, just completed a massive recruitment campaign for qualified workers.
„466 young Mauritanians from 2000 applicants have been taken on by the National Industrial and Mining Company (SNIM), following the assessment of those with BTS, BT, BEP and CAP qualifications, degrees, master’s degrees and postgraduate engineering qualifications, all as part of its 2012 recruitment plan,“ the company said in a November 23rd statement
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