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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 […]

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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Morocco’s King Urges International Community to Compel Israel to Cease Provocations in Al Quds

King Mohammed VI of Morocco, in his quality as Chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, sent a letter to the UN Secretary General António Guterres in which he strongly condemned the “unacceptable” Israeli Policies and urged the international community to intervene to compel Israel to put an end to such aggressions. In the letter, the King […]

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Morocco, Nigeria Turning Africa’s Dreams into Reality

Morocco and Nigeria, two major African regional powers, are enhancing their strategic alliance in a bid to turn the cherished African dreams into tangible reality. The two countries’ cooperation is gaining momentum in fertilizers as well as their landmark project of building a gas pipeline that will connect Nigerian gas wells with West African countries, […]

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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 […]

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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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