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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.

Fertilizer industry: Zambia seeks to attract Moroccan investors

Zambia, which remains a net importer of fertilizers, has called on Moroccan operators to invest in the fertilizer industry, to help curb the high cost of crop production. The call was launched by Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya at a meeting in Lusaka Monday with a Moroccan delegation, led by Secretary of State for Foreign […]

King Mohammed VI Calls on African Football to Take up Challenge of Modernization

African football should rise to the challenge of modernization and to keep abreast of rapid developments in sports worldwide, said Tuesday King Mohammed VI of Morocco in a message addressed to an international symposium held in coastal city of Skhirat. “Football is more than just a sport or a means to achieve titles. It is […]

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Morocco-AU: King Mohammed VI submits plan to address Africa’s migration issues

King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Monday submitted to the African Union a paper laying out a common African vision on migration and the related stakes and challenges facing the continent, at a time thousands of Africans die in the Mediterranean while undertaking the perilous voyage to Europe. The Monarch had been entrusted with the […]

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Morocco Renews Resolve to Contribute to Emergence of a New Africa

Morocco has renewed its resolve to contribute to the emergence of a New Africa, able to turn the challenges it is facing into genuine prospects for development and stability, an Africa able to reinvent itself and to unleash a momentum of its own. The pledge was made by King Mohammed VI in the speech delivered […]

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AU Summit: Morocco Foils Plot of Enemies of its Territorial Integrity

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is represented by his younger brother Prince Moulay Rachid at the 29th Summit of the African Union (AU), which opened its proceedings this July 3 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth”. Morocco’s participation in this African summit is described as […]

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International Organization of Francophonie Bestows its Highest Distinction on Morocco’s King

The International Organization of la Francophonie has awarded King Mohammed VI of Morocco its highest honorary order, the Order of La Pléiade, in tribute to his determining role in promoting the values of dialogue and tolerance worldwide and in establishing at home a modern state, a state of the rule of law. The decoration was […]

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Zimbabewan Masimba Tafirenyika Appointed Director of UN Information Centre in Pretoria

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Masimba Tafirenyika of Zimbabwe as Director of the UN Information Centre in Pretoria, an office that provides service to South Africa  and Tafirenyika started assuming his duties as of Monday, a press release said. Tafirenyika was most recently Chief of the Africa Section in the United Nations Department […]

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Paris, Rabat more committed than ever to bolster their partnership

Paris and Rabat reiterated their commitment to bolster their partnership, notably in the fields of security, sustainable development, culture and education, said the Royal Office in a statement. The statement was issued following a meeting in the Elysée Palace Tuesday between French President François Hollande and King Mohammed VI of Morocco. During the meeting, the […]

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Mali: France kills about 20 jihadists, state of emergency extended

French forces in Mali have killed more than 20 militants hiding in a forest near the border of Burkina Faso, Reuters reported, quoting a statement from the French regional force. The air and ground raids come weeks after a French soldier was killed in the region. Mali is reeling from the advance of Islamist extremists, […]

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Rabat, Havana re-establish diplomatic ties

Morocco and Cuba made Friday in New York a giant step towards fruitful cooperation after both countries’ UN permanent envoys to the UN signed an agreement to thaw ties and re-establish diplomatic relations, just a couple of weeks after King Mohammed VI paid a private visit to the Caribbean Island. The agreement, initialed by Omar […]

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