Where the Mediterranean meets Africa
Medafrica Times is a regional news journal aiming at covering both African and Mediterranean insight in a resourceful, independent and insightful manner, with a special focus on financial aspects, business, trading, commodities, energy, and global geopolitics of the region .
Its name, Med Africa, symbolizes the link between the two regions, and its strategic projection towards the rest of the world, including Europe, Asia, and the Americas, becoming one of the most promising and fastest growing markets in the world.
The editorial team of Medafrica Times is headed by Swiss professional journalist and former NGO project manager Geraldine Boechat and includes several local news reporters and columnists from throughout the world.
Steven Addamah, editor in chief of regional news website “Le Griot.Info”, covers the African great northwest and Khalid Al Mouahidi covers the Mena region and the Arab world.
Senior financial journalist and contributor from Morocco is Hafid El Fassy Fihri, head of M&A boutique Maghreb Green Banking.
Postal adress : Medafrica Times, 7, rue des Falaises; 2001, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Editorial team profile
|Geradline Boechat : Senior Editor of Medafrica Times, Swiss professional journalist and former NGO project manager, based in the region of Neuchatel. Specialist of war zone coverage and humanitarian monitoring. Has provided intensive coverage of the darfur crisis for swiss Tv and Radio, and has edited exclusive stories with great impact on conflicts in Ivory Coast, Sahelian region, and Western Sahara. Contact Geraldine|
|Steven Addmah : African Editor . Founder and editorial chief of french-speaking newspaper www.legriot.info, one of the most influential news websites on Africa. A graduate from Conakry University, Steven holds one of the most extensive networks in sub-saharan africa and has realized many interviews with africans heads of government and economic leaders. Based in Conakry and travelling extensively through africa, he is one of the most promising contiental journalists .Contact Steven|
|Hafid El Fassy : Business Editor . A Financial Engineer from Paris-Jussieu & Dauphine Universities, he started in Project & Trade Finance in 1993 before being a Global Emerging Markets Speculative and ALM Trader .Since 2004, he has provided business development/financing advisory for Moroccan Real Estate, Banking, Trade and Tourism projects to top tier Institutions. Today, he is the Executive Founding Partner of MAGHREB GREEN BANKING, an Investment Banking Advisory House focusing on finance, project & trade development in Morocco & sub-Saharan Africa.Contact Hafid|
|Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network Contact Khalid|