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Morocco, Ethiopia Teem up to Build $3.7 bln Fertilizer Plant

Morocco and Ethiopia inked a $3.7 bln deal to build a world-class fertilizer plant with an annual production capacity of 2.5 million tons in Dire Dawa industrial zone, eastern Ethiopia. The signing ceremony of this mega project that will help Ethiopia reach self-sufficiency was chaired by King Mohammed VI and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Haile Mariam […]

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Morocco: King Mohammed VI to launch diplomatic offensive in Ethiopia

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is set to pay a visit to Addis Ababa to drum up support for the Kingdom’s bid to return to the African Union (AU), various local media report on Wednesday. King Mohammed VI is heading to Addis Ababa by Friday, November 18 before heading to Madagascar for the International Francophone […]

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Africa Action Summit, a Milestone in Addressing Climate Change

The Africa Action Summit was held on November 16 in Marrakech with the participation of several African Heads of state and government and was wrapped the same day with a final statement laying out a forward-looking vision for a common African action to tackle climate change. The summit, held at the initiative of King Mohammed […]

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King Mohammed VI: COP22, Decisive Conference For Implementation of Paris Accord

King Mohammed VI stressed Tuesday in Marrakech the importance of the 22nd UN conference on climate change, convening in Morocco, saying COP22 is a decisive venue in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. “The whole of mankind is pinning great hopes on the resolutions to be endorsed. It is expecting more than just a declaration […]

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Moroccan-Senegalese Partnership, a Telling Example of Farsighted South-South Cooperation

Morocco and Senegal, which are bound by a centuries-old friendship and multi-faceted cooperation, are again offering this week a telling example of their partnership and their shared resolve to enhance south-south cooperation. This started on Sunday, when King Mohammed VI, in an unprecedented move, addressed the speech marking the Green March, a Moroccan national event, […]

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UN Climate Conference Kicks off in Morocco with Focus on Africa

The 22nd Conference of the Parties to the Framework UN Convention on Climate Change, COP 22, kicked off in Morocco on Monday, in the presence of over 20,000 delegates from 196 countries. During the opening ceremony, Morocco was officially handed over the presidency of COP22 by president of COP21 and French Environment Minister Segolène Royal. […]

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King Mohammed VI : Morocco’s Decision to Rejoin African Union Is not Tactical But Rational

Morocco’s decision to retake its legitimate seat at the African Union is not a tactical move but a rational decision, said King Mohammed VI in his historic speech made Sunday in Dakar on the occasion of the 41st anniversary of the Green March “Morocco’s return to the African Union is not a tactical decision, nor […]

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Morocco: 11 people in connection to fishmonger death summoned in court

Eleven suspects in connection with the death of Mouhcine Fikri, a fish seller, awfully killed at Al Hoceima, north-east of the country, on Friday by a trash collecting truck as he tried to save his confiscated merchandise were summoned by the general prosecutor. Following this tragic event, King Mohammed VI gave directives to the interior […]

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Morocco’s Mohammed VI Postpones Ethiopia Visit to after COP22

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has put off his visit to Ethiopia till after the conference on climate change COP22, to be held in Marrakesh on November 7-18. The decision to postpone the visit has been made in consultation with the Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Mariam Dessalegn, the Royal Office said in a statement. The […]

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King Mohammed VI South-South Policy Changing Lives in Africa

Despite its limited resources, Morocco has become a real game-changer in Africa under the stewardship of King Mohammed VI who has earned worldwide recognition and praise for his efforts deployed for the sake of the African people’s prosperity, peace and security. Since his enthronement in July 1999, King Mohammed VI showed growing interest in Africa, […]

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