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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 […]

King Mohammed VI Sends Message to Guterres on Sahara Development

Foreign minister Nasser Bourita on Wednesday handed the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres a message from King Mohammed VI on the recent development in the Sahara issue. The message draws the attention of the UN chief to the serious developments in the North East of the Sahara territory where the polisario has violated the 1991 […]

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King of Morocco: AfCFTA fulfils African youths’ ambition to build a strong, integrated Africa.

The Launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area fulfils African youths’ desire and ambition to build a strong, integrated Africa and is a critical step towards the achievement of multifaceted development in the continent, said King Mohammed VI of Morocco. This came in a speech the Monarch addressed to the Extraordinary Summit of heads […]

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South-South Cooperation, One of Best Tools for Africa’s Emergence – King of Morocco

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has once again stressed on Friday the importance of the promotion of South-South cooperation as a means to meet the legitimate expectations of African populations and ensure Africa’s emergence. In a message he addressed to participants in the 4th edition of the Crans Montana Forum, which kicked off Friday in […]

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Morocco, Qatar Step up their Cooperation, Sign a Dozen Accords

The works of the 7th session of the Moroccan-Qatari High Joint Cooperation Commission, held in Rabat Monday (March 12) were crowned by the signing of a dozen agreements, memoranda of understanding and programs of action, covering the political, economic and cultural realms. Under these accords, the two countries will enhance their cooperation in the fields […]

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Orange launches Social Venture Prize competition

French telecommunications giant Orange has launched on Thursday competition for the Social Venture Prize to reward African tech startups bearing innovative Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) projects, which improve the living conditions of people. Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia are eligible among many others African countries. The competition aims to develop projects in fields such […]

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EU-Morocco Fisheries: EU Court Verdict Does Not Undermine Rabat’s Political Legitimacy

The verdict of the European Court of Justice “does not undermine the political legitimacy” of Morocco to sign agreements with the EU, covering the Moroccan Sahara”, said Morocco’s top diplomat. In a statement to Moroccan news website 360, Mr. Nasser Bourita said the decision announced Tuesday by European court of justice ignores the opinion voiced […]

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Record Number of Tourists Visit Morocco in 2017

Morocco has attracted in 2017 a record number of international tourists due to the country’s stability, tolerance, very competitive holiday deals, deeply rooted hospitality and intensive promotion campaigns. Last year, there were 11.4 inbound visits, a 10 per cent higher than the previous year. This is the first time that the North African country received […]

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Morocco, President of African Water Association through 2020

Morocco was re-elected unanimously as President of the African Water Association (AfWA) for a second term through 2020. The re-election of Morocco, in the person of the acting Director General of the Electricity and Drinking Water Office (ONEE), Abderrahim El Hafidi, took place at the Association’s General Assembly held in Bamako, on Saturday. “This vote […]

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Morocco Seizes 541kg of Cocaine in Casablanca

Morocco’s FBI, the Central Bureau for Judicial Investigations (BCIJ), seized 541 kg of cocaine smuggled from Latin America in a shipping container and arrested six people in an operation at the Casablanca port. The operation was jointly conducted between the BCIJ and Morocco’s domestic intelligence agency (DGST), the BCIJ said in a statement. Among the […]

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