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Morocco & Cote d’Ivoire Strengthening Strategic Partnership

Cooperation between Morocco and Cote d’Ivoire is gaining momentum in all sectors and is gearing up towards a sound strategic partnership serving the interests of the two countries which are sharing strong friendship ties and secular relations. King Mohammed VI paid a friendship and working visit to this country Feb.24-27 at the invitation of President […]

Ghana celebrates 60 years of independence

Previously known as the Gold Coast, Ghana was the first Sub-Saharan African country to become independent on the back of Ghana’s first President and his Pan-African ethos, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. The celebration, the first for President Akufo-Addo, was marked with the traditional march past and parade at the iconic Black Star Square. The President took […]

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King Mohammed VI supervises Morocco-funded projects in Côte d’Ivoire

Visiting King Mohammed VI on Thursday visited two Morocco-funded projects initiated to develop the artisanal fishing activity in the West African country. King Mohammed VI who co-chaired with President Alassane Dramane Ouattara the signing ceremony of 14 cooperation agreements, in Abidjan last week, visited on Thursday the Locodjro (North Abidjan) disembarkation point under construction and […]

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Morocco to Become Member of ECOWAS, Another Major Regional Bloc

In a bid to boost further regional African integration and South-South cooperation, Morocco seeks the membership of the Economic Community of Western African Countries (ECOWAS), one of the major regional blocs in the continent. Morocco has informed President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, chairperson of ECOWAS, of its desire to join this regional grouping through […]

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Côte d’Ivoire-Morocco: Relations strengthened through Private-Private, Public-Private accords

Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire Monday gave a new impetus to their already strong ties with 14 new accords allowing win-win partnership between the two countries’ private sectors as well as between the public and private sectors. King Mohammed VI, who is on a visit to Abidjan, and President Alassane Ouattara co-chaired a ceremony during which […]

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Morocco’s King Starts Visit to Ghana

King Mohammed VI started as of this Thursday an official visit to Ghana, part of his new tour in several African countries. The visit will highlight by summit talks between the Moroccan sovereign and Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo and will be marked by the conclusion of several agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and opening […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: Six journalists arrested over ‘false news’

Six journalists have been arrested in Côte d’Ivoire over the weekend for “spreading false information” about a mutiny by security forces in the West African nation. Demobilized soldiers in the country have launched mutinies in a coastal city last week, bringing the threat of unrest back to Africa’s fastest-growing economy. The mutiny follows protests across […]

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Fresh Mutiny in Côte d’Ivoire as 8,400 Troops Await $19,476 Bonus

Heavy gunfire erupted in the Ivorian coastal town of Adiake on Tuesday, where disgruntled soldiers fired their weapons into the air, local media reported. “Gunfire began earlier in the Special Forces’ camp and then the town began panicking as armed soldiers left the barracks,” Reuters quoted a resident as saying. A spokesman for the army […]

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AFCON: Atlas Lions kick out Reigning Champions, Reach Knock-out Stage

Morocco Tuesday night stunned African Cup Nations reigning champions as they trashed Côte d’Ivoire’s hope and marched towards the coming stage. The features to decide which of the four teams in group C will make it to the knock-out stage left spectators disillusioned as competition favorite Côte d’Ivoire failed to overcome the Moroccan players. After […]

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Ghana’s Nuclear Energy Efforts Commended by IAEA

Experts of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and of the Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) on Monday commended Ghana for its preparation so far for nuclear energy. “Ghana has established effective mechanisms to involve a wide and comprehensive range of national stakeholders in the relevant activities,” the experts indicated after an eight-day peer review […]

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