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Morocco: New Cabinet Line-up Unveiled

King Mohammed VI of Morocco named on Wednesday a new government coalition headed by a member of the ruling Islamist party, the Party for Justice and Development (PJD), after unprecedented six-month political deadlock in the North African country. The new cabinet, headed by Saad-Eddine El Othmani, president of the National Council of the PJD, which […]

Moroccans plan to invest $100m in Rwanda

Rwandan capital Kigali hosted more than 100 Moroccan investors and government officials on Monday in the second edition of Africa Business Connect, meant to prospect business and investment opportunities between the two countries. According to the East African nation’s acting head of investment promotion, Ngangure Kabega, Kigali is expecting more than $100 million in investments […]

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Two Kings inaugurate “Africa in Capital” cultural event

King Mohammed VI and visiting King Abdullah II of Jordan inaugurated on Thursday at the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rabat, the landmark cultural and artistic event “Africa in Capital”. The month-long event, which celebrates African arts, features scores of events including art exhibitions, concerts, films screening and lectures, the aim […]

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New Industrial City to be Built in Morocco in Partnership with China

A new industrial city will be built in the Moroccan Northern city of Tangiers in partnership with Chinese group HAITE. In this regards, King Mohammed VI chaired Monday at the Marchane Royal Palace in Tangiers a ceremony on the new industrial city dubbed “Mohammed VI Tangiers Tech City” during which several accords related to the […]

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Saad Eddine El Othmani Replaces Benkirane as head of Government

President of the national council of the Party for Justice and Development, Saad Eddine El Othmani, has been picked by King Mohammed VI as Head of Government in replacement of Abdelilah Benkirane, discharged from the position last Wednesday. The King received Saad Eddine El Othmani, former Foreign Minister, at the Royal Palace in Casablanca on […]

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A Solidarity-Based South-South Cooperation, Best Way to Upgrade Africa’s Development

Over one thousand figures from the fields of politics, economics, culture, the media and civil society have flocked to the Moroccan Southern city of Dakhla, which is hosting for the third consecutive year the Crans Montana Forum. This year’s session, held under the topic “A New Africa for the 21st Century”, opened by the reading […]

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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 […]

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Morocco: Benkirane Excluded, another PJD Member to be Designated Head of Government

King Mohammed VI on Wednesday made a decision to put an end to the deadlock in forming a new government that lasted more than five months. He dismissed the designated Head of the Government, Abdelilah Benkirane, Secretary General of the Party for Justice and Development, and decided to name another member of the same party […]

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Environment Protection, another Dimension of Moroccan-Ivorian Cooperation on the Move

Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire have added another dimension to their multifaceted cooperation ties, namely that of protecting and preserving the environment as embodied in the rehabilitation project of Cocody Bay in Abidjan, whose total cost is assessed at $450 million. The rehabilitation project, described as a pilot model of South-South cooperation, was launched in June […]

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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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