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Morocco more & more attractive for car industries

Morocco on Monday once more confirmed its position as a most attractive location for the car industry with the announcement of 26 new investments in the sector worth more than €1.2 billion. The 26 new investment projects, which will introduce new knowledges in the country strengthen local integration, and supply car parts and equipment that […]

King Mohammed VI named among 2017 most Influential African leaders

The New African Magazine has revealed its acclaimed end-of-year list of 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017. King Mohammed VI of Morocco has topped the list as one of the most influential African leaders of 2017. Only three other Heads of State made the list this year along with the King, namely Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo, […]

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Aliko Dangote, only African on Bloomberg 2017 list of 50 Most Influential

Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote dubbed “the quiet billionaire” for his relatively frugal lifestyle, is the only African to make the Bloomberg 50 Most Influential People in 2017, according to a fresh list released by the US Magazine. Nigerian Dangote, 60, fast-tracked plans to help his country of 180 million people import less products […]

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Morocco’s car manufacturing platform strengthened by new comer

Morocco, as a car manufacturing platform, has been strengthened by a new comer, the Chinese world leader in electric car making, BYD group. Following suit to French automakers Renault and Peugeot, BYD group decided to establish an electric car factory near Tangier, a decision that falls in line with the strong resolve of King Mohammed […]

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Congo: Army general detained over alleged coup plot

An army general, who is also a relative of President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of Congo, has been put under house arrest over an alleged coup plot. General Norbert Dabira, 68, was arrested on Thursday by the General Directorate for Territorial Surveillance (DGST), local media reported. President Denis Sassou Nguesso has extended his […]

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Morocco Summons US Envoy in Rabat over Jerusalem

Morocco’s foreign minister Nasser Bourita summoned US chargé d’affair Stephanie Miley in Rabat in a meeting attended by the Ambassadors of the four other permanent UN Security Council members as well as the Ambassador of Palestine. During this meeting, ordered by King Mohammed VI, in his quality as Chairman of the Al Quds Committee, Bourita […]

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West and Central Africa lagging far behind world in HIV response, warns UNICEF

Four in five children living with HIV in West and Central Africa are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy and AIDS-related deaths among adolescents aged 15-19 are on the “It is tragic that so many children and adolescents today are rise, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned. not receiving the treatment they need […]

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Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem would have negative impact on peace prospects, warns Mohammed VI

The US Administration’s intention to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer the United States’ Embassy to the Holy city, “would have a negative impact on prospects for achieving a just, comprehensive settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict”. The warning came in a message that King Mohammed VI has addressed on Tuesday to […]

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Cameroon secessionists kill soldiers, defy government’s war declaration

Separatist groups have vowed to continue their attacks against security officials in restive Anglophone region in Cameroon, days after President Paul Biya has declared a war against them. President Paul Biya, who returned form Abidjan last week, declared war on the secessionists after they attacked and killed several police officers on duty in the South […]

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South Africa eager to foster ties with Morocco, Zuma says

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma said his country is eager to foster ties with Morocco and to give substance to the promising future awaiting bilateral relations. Zuma’s remarks came in an interview with South African news outlet “News 24″ following the meeting he held with King Mohammed VI in Abidjan last week on the […]

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