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Hafid El Fassy is the business Editor & Comumnist . A Financial Engineer from Paris-Jussieu & Dauphine Universities, he started in Project & Trade Finance in 1993 before being a Global Emerging Markets Speculative and ALM Trader .Since 2004, he has provided business development/financing advisory for Moroccan Real Estate, Banking, Trade and Tourism projects to top tier Institutions.

European Report Points to Polisario’s Collusion with Terrorist Groups

The collusion of the Polisario with terrorist groups in the Sahel-Sahara region has once again been singled out in a recently released report, commissioned by the European Commission. The Sahel-Sahara region witnessed violent incidents involving MUJAO, the Polisario Front and Ansar Dine during the 2010-2016 period, said the report elaborated by “Project Safte”, an international […]

King Mohammed VI Sends Message to Guterres on Sahara Development

Foreign minister Nasser Bourita on Wednesday handed the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres a message from King Mohammed VI on the recent development in the Sahara issue. The message draws the attention of the UN chief to the serious developments in the North East of the Sahara territory where the polisario has violated the 1991 […]

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Two Africans Arrested at Casablanca Airport for Drug Trafficking in Less than a Week

Between March 24 and March 28, Casablanca Airport authorities arrested a Sierra Leonean and a Nigerian for drug trafficking. The Sierra Leonean mule, coming from Sao Paulo, had swallowed capsules weighing 1,13 kg of Cocaine. The capsules were removed from his stomach at a Casablanca hospital. On Friday (March 30), the airport customs seized fifty-eight […]

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King of Morocco: AfCFTA fulfils African youths’ ambition to build a strong, integrated Africa.

The Launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area fulfils African youths’ desire and ambition to build a strong, integrated Africa and is a critical step towards the achievement of multifaceted development in the continent, said King Mohammed VI of Morocco. This came in a speech the Monarch addressed to the Extraordinary Summit of heads […]

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South-South Cooperation, One of Best Tools for Africa’s Emergence – King of Morocco

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has once again stressed on Friday the importance of the promotion of South-South cooperation as a means to meet the legitimate expectations of African populations and ensure Africa’s emergence. In a message he addressed to participants in the 4th edition of the Crans Montana Forum, which kicked off Friday in […]

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Morocco, Qatar Step up their Cooperation, Sign a Dozen Accords

The works of the 7th session of the Moroccan-Qatari High Joint Cooperation Commission, held in Rabat Monday (March 12) were crowned by the signing of a dozen agreements, memoranda of understanding and programs of action, covering the political, economic and cultural realms. Under these accords, the two countries will enhance their cooperation in the fields […]

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EU-Morocco Fisheries: EU Court Verdict Does Not Undermine Rabat’s Political Legitimacy

The verdict of the European Court of Justice “does not undermine the political legitimacy” of Morocco to sign agreements with the EU, covering the Moroccan Sahara”, said Morocco’s top diplomat. In a statement to Moroccan news website 360, Mr. Nasser Bourita said the decision announced Tuesday by European court of justice ignores the opinion voiced […]

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OCP Africa launches Agribooster program in Burkina Faso

OCP Africa, a subsidiary of the Moroccan phosphate Group, a company committed to the development of the agricultural ecosystem in Africa, has launched OCP School Lab in Burkina Faso. The pilot campaign, officially launched on February 16, aims to train 2,000 farmers in good agricultural practices. OCP, the largest Moroccan agribusiness firm plans to deploy […]

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Morocco, President of African Water Association through 2020

Morocco was re-elected unanimously as President of the African Water Association (AfWA) for a second term through 2020. The re-election of Morocco, in the person of the acting Director General of the Electricity and Drinking Water Office (ONEE), Abderrahim El Hafidi, took place at the Association’s General Assembly held in Bamako, on Saturday. “This vote […]

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