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Cameroon to recruit 12,000 teachers over 4 years

The Steering Committee of the Support Program for Education Reform in Cameroon (Parec) unveiled at the end of its first session held in Yaoundé a plan to hire 12,000 teachers over the next 4 years, i.e. 3000 teacher per year. The World Bank is financially supporting the program by 70.6 billion FCFA. Apart from the […]

UN mission in DR Congo appeals for calm as violent protests continue

The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has met with national authorities in the wake of an attack against its headquarters in Beni on Monday, which left the building badly damaged. An angry crowd set fire to the UN office and the town hall in the eastern […]

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Morocco: Pact on Child’s Rights signed in Marrakech

The 16th edition of the Moroccan National Congress on the Rights of the Child was held in Marrakech last week with the participation of some 3,000 attendees, highlighted by the adoption of a roadmap drawing a series of priority actions to protect children. The National Pact for Children by 2030 was signed by all concerned […]

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Chakib Benmoussa to Head ad-hoc committee for Morocco’s development model

King Mohammed VI has appointed this Tuesday Chakib Benmoussa head of the new ad-hoc committee for the development model, the royal office announced in a communiqué. The committee, whose setting up was announced by the monarch in the State of the nation speech delivered on August 29 this year, is an advisory body that is […]

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Sahara: King Mohammed VI Reaffirms Rabat’s Attachment to Political, Realistic & Consensual Solution

King Mohammed VI has renewed Morocco’s determination to continue to work honestly and in good faith to achieve a political, realistic, practical and consensual solution based on the UN-led exclusive political process and the relevant Security Council resolutions. In a speech made on Wednesday on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the Green March, […]

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Ivanka Trump Commends Morocco’s King Role in Promoting Gender Quality

Ivanka Trump, daughter of US president Donald Trump, has hailed the role played by King Mohammed VI in promoting gender quality in Morocco, describing the North African Kingdom as “a valued US ally” that has taken strides in women empowerment. The Associated Press cited the remarks made by US presidential advisor ahead of her planned […]

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Sahara: UN Security Council Extends MINURSO Mandate & Calls for Realism, Compromise

The UN Security Council decided, on Wednesday, to extend the MINURSO’s mandate for twelve months, calling on the parties to the Sahara conflict to show “realism and a spirit of compromise to move forward” in the UN-led exclusive political process. In its resolution 2494 adopted with a large majority, the Council extended MINURSO’s mandate until […]

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Morocco’s Autonomy Plan is the only Realistic & Workable Political Solution to Sahara issue

The autonomy initiative offered by Morocco for the settlement of the Sahara issue is the only realistic and feasible political solution to this regional dispute, said Minister Delegate for African Cooperation Mouhcine Jazouli at the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, held in Baku (Azerbaijan) Oct.25-26. To show its commitment to the principles of respect […]

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Nine killed in Guinea protests against constitution change

Nine protesters were killed this week in Guinea during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution. Thousands of opposition supporters, civil society groups and trade unionists had gathered on Monday for nationwide demonstrations and strikes in the West African nation. The coalition, known as the Guinean Organization for the Defense of Human Rights, was […]

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Tanzania: President, Govt move to new capital Dodoma

Tanzanian President John Magufuli and the entire government have relocated to the country’s new capital of Dodoma. The new capital Dodoma, which was elevated to city status last year, was designated as the capital city. Its central location, compared to the coastal Dar es Salaam is considered ideal for bringing government services closer to the […]

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