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Morocco’s King Renews Strong Determination to Press ahead with Reform Process

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has renewed his strong determination to press ahead with the reform process in his country and to address the difficulties and shortcomings noticed in the Moroccan development model, particularly with regard to administrative services, as well as elected councils and local governments. In a speech he delivered Friday (October 13) […]

Sahara: the Polisario losing ground in Africa, across the world

The Algeria-backed Polisario, which is claiming sovereignty over the Western Sahara territory in Southern Morocco, is losing more ground in Africa day by day. On Friday, the separatists were dealt another blow as Malawi announced that it withdrew its recognition of the pseudo-Sahrawi republic proclaimed by the Polisario. The announcement was made by Malawian Foreign […]

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UN Security Council Calls for Political Solution to Sahara Conflict

The United Nations Security Council on Friday called for the resumption of negotiations on Western Sahara, urging the parties to show political will and work in an atmosphere propitious for dialogue in order to resume these negotiations, and thus ensure implementation of previous UN resolutions on the issue. In a resolution adopted unanimously by its […]

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Tunisia: UN Slams Violation of Inmates’ Rights

The United Nations has called on Tunisian authorities to improve prison conditions in the country after UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Ben Emmerson, visited the country. Ben Emmerson has sounded the alarm about the conditions of inmates, particularly at Monarguia prison, leconomiste.com, reports. […]

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King Mohammed VI South-South Policy Changing Lives in Africa

Despite its limited resources, Morocco has become a real game-changer in Africa under the stewardship of King Mohammed VI who has earned worldwide recognition and praise for his efforts deployed for the sake of the African people’s prosperity, peace and security. Since his enthronement in July 1999, King Mohammed VI showed growing interest in Africa, […]

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Five African Economies Defy Crisis

By Emmanuel Vitus Agbenonwossi Oil prices have fallen to their lowest level since 2003, sinking below $28 a barrel before recovering slightly in the second quarter of 2016. Like most of Africa, Nigeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Angola, as well as smaller local oil producers are suffering from the so-called resource curse that has seen […]

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Museveni Meets Kabila over Cross-Border Security

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni vowed to help the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to flush out rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) who remain a security threat in the two countries. Museveni said during talks with DRC’s President Joseph Kabila on Thursday, he was ‘‘ready as usual” to deploy the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces […]

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CAR: President Touadera’s First 100 Days in Office

This July 9 marks the 100 days in power of President Faustin-Archange Touadera who promised to restore peace and security in the Central African Republic after a 2-year violence era. 100 days on, the Central African nation still has a long way to go before becoming a stable state. One UN soldier killed, six police […]

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Morocco, China, a Shared Resolve to Upgrade Africa’s Development

King Mohammed has just paid a visit to China to give a new momentum to Morocco’s relations with the Asian economic giant. The goal was fulfilled and the two countries launched a strategic partnership, described as a milestone for the development of bilateral ties, and as a tangible embodiment of the two countries’ shared will […]

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BBC: Algeria Spy Chief Ouster Raises Concern over Future

The dismissal of Algeria’s head of intelligence, Mohamed Mediene, is “one of the biggest political shake-ups in the North African country’s recent memory “, says the BBC in a feature shedding lights on this politically seismic event. It is not clear if he was actually sacked or retired, but “his exit has left some observers […]

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