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UN Office, Moroccan Agency to foster South-South Cooperation

The Moroccan Agency of International Cooperation (AMCI) and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote South-South cooperation in Africa. Morocco, a founding member of the African Union has made South-South cooperation an instrument for the advent of a new Africa that believes in its potential. […]

King Mohammed VI Calls for Boosting African Women’s Participation in Development & Decision-Making

King Mohammed VI has called for more African efforts to promote women’s participation in development and decision-making in order to make the most of their ever-growing role as entrepreneurs and business leaders in the continent. In a message addressed to participants in the 2nd “Women in Africa” Initiative Summit, convened Thursday in Marrakech, the Sovereign […]

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Morocco’s King orders urgent measures to tackle water stress

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has ordered the government to take urgent measures to address water shortage through building dams and desalination. That came during a meeting on Tuesday attended by head of the government Saad Dine El Otmani and Agriculture minister Aziz Akhannouch and energy minister Aziz Rabbah as well as senior officials and […]

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Morocco’s king sends condolences to Algerian President following plane crash

King Mohammed VI of Morocco Thursday conveyed a message of condolences and compassion to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the wake of the military plane crash which killed 257 people among whom members of the Polisario separatist front. The King expressed his sympathy to the Algerian President, and his sincere feelings of compassion and esteem, praying […]

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ECOWAS: Five heads state to greenlight Morocco’s full membership

Morocco will have to wait until 2018 to hear the final verdict on its application for ECOWAS membership. A committee, made up of the five heads of state of Nigeria, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Guinea Conakry, will study Morocco’s membership to the ECOWAS, stated a communiqué sanctioning the works of the 52nd ordinary summit […]

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Morocco: At least 15 killed in stampede

At least 15 people died Sunday near the Atlantic city of Essaouira, and 20 were injured during a distribution food aid operation. The dead, all of them women, were among about 1,000 people who turned out at a local market to receive food aid from a benefactor. The stampede occurred when an iron barrier fell […]

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Morocco’s King, Qatar’s Emir, Discuss regional & international topics of shared interest

King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Qatar’s ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani held private talks Sunday in Doha, shortly after the arrival of the Moroccan king in the Qatari capital on an official visit. The two leaders discussed “regional and international topics of shared interest,” reported the Moroccan news agency MAP, without disclosing […]

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Mohammed VI – A Satellite Enables Morocco to Join Elite Space Club

Morocco will launch November 8th its first ever satellite, joining an elite group of nations having their own satellite systems. Dubbed “Mohammed VI – A”, the earth observation satellite named after Morocco’s King, is a giant forward technological leap for the North African country, which proves to the whole world that perseverance pays off. The […]

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King Mohammed VI: Africa Sustainable Development Requires Youth’s Input

King Mohammed VI has stressed the importance of the contribution of the African youth to the socioeconomic development of the African continent through the implementation of a strategy believing in the youth’s talent and honing it to be more productive. “I believe that the genuine sustainable development of African sister nations unquestionably hinges on mustering […]

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Morocco, Senegal, others send relief aid to flood-hit Sierra Leone

About 5,000 persons displaced in the deadly mudslides and floods that hit Sierra Leone on August 14 will be given temporary shelter in 48 hours, Ismael Tarawallie, the head of the Office of National Security said on Tuesday. So far, 499 bodies have been unearthed. More than 600 people remain missing. Those who know the […]

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