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Stakeholders to Sahara issue to hold second roundtable early 2019

The stakeholders to the Sahara issue, namely Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and the Polisario have decided to hold a second roundtable on this regional conflict during the first quarter of 2019. The decision was made at the initial round table on the Sahara issue held in Geneva December 5-6, at the invitation of the UN Secretary […]

AFCON: Morocco likely fitting candidate after CAF striped off Cameroon rights to host

Morocco has emerged as the likely candidate to host next year African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after Cameroon was robbed off the rights to stage the event. A source told Huffpost Morocco that the Moroccan Football federation (FRMF) is willing to host the competition but is waiting for the government’s approval to bid. The North […]

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Morocco’s king visits Gabonese ailing president in Rabat

The King of Morocco Mohammed VI has called Monday on ailing Gabonese president Ali Bongo Ondimba, who is recovering from a stroke in a military hospital in Rabat. Ali Bongo is currently in the North African Kingdom for medical recovery after his hospitalization in the King Fahd hospital in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, last month. […]

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COP24: Morocco’s King pleads for more support to Africa, a victim of climate change

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has once again called international partners to grant more support to Africa, a victim of climate change. “The African continent is severely affected by the negative impacts of climate change even though Africa bears no responsibility for this unjust situation,” said the Sovereign in a message he addressed to the […]

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Morocco wants official response from Algeria to royal call for Dialogue

Following the recent call launched by King Mohammed VI to neighboring Algeria for a direct, open and frank dialogue to resolve all the Moroccan-Algerian issues, Morocco made several formal and informal moves to establish contact with Algerian authorities at ministerial level, but to no avail. So, Moroccan Foreign Minister held on Monday (Nov.26) at his […]

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Morocco’s King urges African Cities to fight Street Children Phenomenon

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has urged African cities, urban communities and all local officials to fight the phenomenon of street children and put child-related issues at the heart of decentralization policies. This came in a message read out Saturday at the launch from Marrakech of the pan-African campaign for “African Cities without Street Children” […]

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Moroccan King’s Sister, Winner of 2018 Goi Peace Award

Princess Lalla Hasnaa, the youngest sister of King Mohammed VI and chairwoman of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environment Protection, has received the 2018 Goi Peace award at a ceremony during the Goi Peace Foundation Forum 2018, held in Tokyo this Friday (Nov. 23). The GOI Peace Foundation, set up in 1999, seeks to promote […]

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Morocco foils over 68,000 illegal migration attempts up to Sept 2018

The number of illegal migration attempts foiled by Morocco stands at 68,000 from 2002 up to September 2018, Delegate Minister to the Interior minister Noureddine Boutayeb said. As part of its crackdown on migrant trafficking network, 122 trafficking gangs were dismantled said Boytayeb at the Africa Security Forum held by Atlantic think tank in Rabat. […]

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Morocco successfully sends second earth observation satellite into Orbit

Morocco has reinforced its earth observation capabilities with the launch of a second satellite, baptized Mohammed VI-B, on Wednesday from the Kourou space center in Guiana. The satellite was launched by European Arianespace company which operates the Vego rockets that successfully delivered the Moroccan satellite into orbit. Moroccan officials said the satellite will be used […]

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Liftoff of Morocco’s Second Satellite cleared for November 21

Just one year after the launch of its first satellite dubbed “Mohammed VI-A”, Morocco’s second Earth observation satellite will lift off on November 21st from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana (South America). Like the Mohammed VI-A satellite, this second satellite, bap-tized Mohammed VI-B, is a technological jewel that will gravi-tate at nearly […]

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