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Morocco’s King Inaugurates Youth-Oriented Projects in Agadir Region

King Mohammed VI inaugurated, on Wednesday in the commune of Ait Melloul (Agadir region) “Argana” center for youth listening and guidance, a pilot project carried out within the frame of the 3rd phase of the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH). The project, which cost the State treasury over 722,000, seeks to improve the income […]

Sudan to hand ICC Darfur crimes culprits

The government of Sudan and rebel groups in Darfur agreed on Tuesday that all those wanted by the International Criminal Court should appear before the tribunal, including ousted President Omar al-Bashir. Information Minister Faisal Saleh did not specifically name him when announcing the move, but said the decision applied to all five Sudanese suspects wanted […]

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Ramaphosa, AU leaders to end regional conflicts

South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa has officially taken over as African Union chair for the year 2020. In his acceptance speech, the south African leader said Libya and South Sudan are the two conflicts he wants to focus on during his tenure. “We will focus our efforts on conflict resolution across the African continent, especially […]

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Moroccan-Ethiopian Cooperation Roadmap Reviewed in Addis Ababa

Moroccan-Ethiopian cooperation roadmap was reviewed at a meeting Monday in Addis Ababa between Head of the Moroccan Government, Saad Dine El Othmani, and Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed. The talks, held on the sidelines of the 33rd ordinary summit of the African Union, provided an opportunity to highlight the good relations between the two countries, […]

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UN chief wants Sudan dropped from terror list

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has told African leaders that it’s time to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. Addressing the annual African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Guterres said the UN would drum up international support that would enable the country to overcome its challenges. The US government added […]

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coronavirus: Ghana tests two suspected cases; Uganda quarantines over 100 persons

Health officials in Ghana said on Wednesday they are investigating two suspected cases of coronavirus in the capital, Accra. The suspected cases involve two men, a Chinese and an Argentinian, who live together, but travelled on different dates from China. They reported themselves to the emergency unit of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Wednesday after […]

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Libya situation, a ‘scandal’ – UN Secretary General

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called the situation in Libya a “scandal”. Speaking in a press conference in which he was critical of countries that last month met in Berlin to push for progress in Libya peace talks, the UN boss said he is “deeply frustrated with what’s happening in Libya.” […]

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Cameroonian student in China contracts coronavirus

A 21-year-old Cameroonian student in China has become the first African known to be diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus, local media reported. In a statement, Yangtze University said the student was being treated in hospital in southern Jingzhou City after contracting the illness while on a visit to Wuhan City, the epicentre of the outbreak. […]

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Eritrea, others denounce Trump’s expanded US travel ban

The government of Eritrea has described a US ban on immigrant visas for its citizens as “unacceptable”.   Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed said the government saw the ban as a political move that would hurt the country’s relations with the United States. He however ruled out the expulsion of the US ambassador over […]

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Coronavirus: Moroccan nationals returning from Wuhan to be quarantined for 20 days

Morocco will put people airlifted from China’s Wuhan into quarantine of 20 days amid the implementation of measures to avert the spread of the virus in the country where no case has been registered so far.   The 167 people on board the RAM Dreamliner will be transferred to Hospital Sidi Said in Meknes and […]

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