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Morocco’s King Mohammed VI Awarded Mandela Peace Prize

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has been awarded the 2016 Mandela Peace Prize for his efforts to promote peace and justice around the world and for his Africa-oriented policy that seeks to boost the continent’s development. The king won the prize for his “contribution to building a society of justice and peace between humans and […]

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Rabat, Abuja Concerned Over Security Threat in Sahel

Morocco and Nigeria have expressed “deep concern over the persisting security threat particularly in the Sahel region”, says a joint statement issued following the official visit King Mohammed VI paid to Nigeria Dec. 1-3. During the visit, part of a royal African tour, the Moroccan Sovereign and President Muhammadu Buhari held “in a friendly and […]

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Moroccan-Nigerian Cooperation Getting off to a Flying Start

Cooperation relations between Morocco and Nigeria which have been hibernating for many years are getting off to a flying start with the historic visit King Mohammed VI is paying to Nigeria. As is the case whenever the Moroccan monarch makes trips to African countries, the Royal visit highlighted by the signing of some 16 agreements, […]

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Morocco accuses A.U Chief of obstructing readmission

Morocco’s foreign ministry on Wednesday accused the African Union (AU) commission chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of frustrating its attempt at readmission. According to the North African nation’s foreign ministry, Dlamini-Zuma had delayed the distribution of the Moroccan request to AU members without any apparent reason, and then invented a new procedural requirement to reject letters […]

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Francophonie Summit: Morocco Donates Madagascar Security Equipment

Morocco has donated Madagascar a batch of security equipment to help Madagascar shore up security at the Francophonie Summit, held in Antananarivo this November 26-27. The scanners, metal detectors and other security equipment were installed in the Ivato center in the capital Antananarivo immediately after the arrival of the Moroccan military cargo ship. Moroccan security […]

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Morocco’s King Pleads for Strong, Solidarity-Based Inter-African Relations

King Mohammed VI has once again pleaded for the promotion of strong inter-African relations and solidarity-based South-South cooperation. “I would like to establish a strong and solidarity-based South-South cooperation between many African countries”, said the Moroccan Sovereign, who is currently on a visit to Madagascar, second leg of his new African tour. In an interview […]

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Madagascar: King Mohammed VI Performs Friday Prayer in Antananarivo Mosque

King Mohammed VI, commander of the faithful, who is visiting Madagascar within the frame of a new African tour, performed the Friday prayer at the Antananarivo Mosque. In his sermon, the Imam stressed the importance of solidarity, charity works, assistance and providing good advice to Muslim brethren to enable them contribute to building a better […]

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Madagascar: King Mohammed VI Renames Antsirabe Mosque After His Grand-Father

King Mohammed VI, who is visiting Madagascar within the frame of a new African tour, visited Wednesday, “Antsirabe Mosque” which the Sovereign re-named after his grandfather late king Mohammed V. The Moroccan monarch, Commander of the Faithful, also performed a prayer at the mosque and donated copies of the holy Quran to local Muslim community […]

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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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