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Morocco’s Mohammed VI-A satellite successfully put into orbit

Europe’s Vega rocket conducted successfully in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday the launch of Morocco’s earth observation satellite, called Mohammed VI – A, from the space centre Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. Morocco has now its own Satellite that started its new life in space, like a butterfly unfolding its wings, said the anchor […]

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Morocco’s King on new tour to gulf countries

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is undertaking a new tour to Gulf countries that started by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he arrived on Tuesday. The sovereign is expected to spend five days in the UAE, the first leg of his Gulf tour before he heads to Qatar on November 12. The king visit […]

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Four African countries to join Fisheries Transparency Initiative

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that Mauritania, Senegal, Seychelles and Guinea have applied to join the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI), to promote more responsible and sustainable fisheries. The multi-stakeholder initiative according to the Bank, aims to increase transparency and participation in fisheries governance. For the four countries, this accession is expected to boost […]

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Ghana launches West Africa’s first smart drivers’ license

Ghana Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) on Tuesday launched West Africa’s first smart drivers’ licenses. This follows the introduction of Ghana’s new National Identification Card, signaling an era of contemporary robust identification that would expedite Ghana’s development drive. According to officials, the new digital card will fast-track the acquisition of new drivers’ licenses as […]

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Sahara: Morocco Commits to New Dynamic Spelled out by UN Secretary General

King Mohammed VI has voiced Morocco’s commitment to the new dynamic wanted by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and to cooperate with his personal envoy to reach a final settlement to the Sahara issue, calling on those who created this artificial conflict to shoulder their full responsibility to solve it. “Morocco remains committed to […]

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Morocco’s 42nd Green March celebration kicks-off

Morocco’s 42nd Green March celebration has officially kicked-off on Sunday with a clean Air Rally featuring a parade at Agadir Al-Massira airport. The event was organized by the Royal Moroccan Federation of Light Aviation and Sports (FRMALS). This rally, which continues until November 9, knows the participation of the crews of 16 light aircraft from […]

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Niger Okays US move to arm drones to track jihadists

Niger has given the green light to allow US forces stationed in the West African nation to arm drones to track jihadists. The move comes a month after jihadists ambushed a joint US-Niger patrol near the border of Mali, killing four American soldiers and local troops. The area near the border with Mali is known […]

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DR Congo sets date for long-awaited presidential election

The Democratic Republic of Congo has finally set a date for the long-awaited presidential election to vote for the successor of President Joseph Kabila. According to the National independent election commission president Corneille Nangaa, the elections have been scheduled for December of 2018. “Direct voting” will take place on December 23, 2018, covering presidential, legislative, […]

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King Mohammed VI Calls for Inclusive Development in Africa

King Mohammed VI has called for the elaboration of inclusive human and economic development programs in Africa, based on a regional or continental vision. In a message read out on his behalf by royal adviser Yassir Znagui at the 10th “World Policy Conference”, convened Friday in Marrakech, the Moroccan Sovereign stressed the need to support […]

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Algeria: racism towards sub-Saharans erected as a state policy

In Algeria, racism and crackdown against migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa are becoming a state policy as Algerian officials continue to crack down on migrants, mainly from Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. Authorities in the Algerian capital have been carrying out mass arrests and deportation of sub-Saharan nationals since December last year. Human Rights Watch earlier […]

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