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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, […]

CAR: Militia attacks UN mission overnight, score killed

Christian minority militia fighters in Central African Republic have attacked a U.N. base twice last week, a U.N. official said on Sunday. The attack killed six peacekeepers, two Moroccans and four Cambodians, at the south-eastern border of the war-torn nation. “The armed elements continue to systematically and deliberately attack the MINUSCA base with heavy weaponry […]

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Sahara: the Polisario losing ground in Africa, across the world

The Algeria-backed Polisario, which is claiming sovereignty over the Western Sahara territory in Southern Morocco, is losing more ground in Africa day by day. On Friday, the separatists were dealt another blow as Malawi announced that it withdrew its recognition of the pseudo-Sahrawi republic proclaimed by the Polisario. The announcement was made by Malawian Foreign […]

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Paris, Rabat more committed than ever to bolster their partnership

Paris and Rabat reiterated their commitment to bolster their partnership, notably in the fields of security, sustainable development, culture and education, said the Royal Office in a statement. The statement was issued following a meeting in the Elysée Palace Tuesday between French President François Hollande and King Mohammed VI of Morocco. During the meeting, the […]

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UN Security Council Calls for Political Solution to Sahara Conflict

The United Nations Security Council on Friday called for the resumption of negotiations on Western Sahara, urging the parties to show political will and work in an atmosphere propitious for dialogue in order to resume these negotiations, and thus ensure implementation of previous UN resolutions on the issue. In a resolution adopted unanimously by its […]

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Germany pushes for private investment in Africa

The German government is moving to boost private investment in Africa, Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, told reporters in Washington during the Global Infrastructure Forum. According to Schaeuble, the move is meant to avoid a destructive rise in populism and the gap between the rich and poor. “If we do nothing to change this, we can […]

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Rabat, Havana re-establish diplomatic ties

Morocco and Cuba made Friday in New York a giant step towards fruitful cooperation after both countries’ UN permanent envoys to the UN signed an agreement to thaw ties and re-establish diplomatic relations, just a couple of weeks after King Mohammed VI paid a private visit to the Caribbean Island. The agreement, initialed by Omar […]

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Morocco: BCIJ busts terror cell in Fez & Moulay Yacoub

The interior ministry of Morocco announced late Wednesday the arrest of seven men in the city of Fez and Moulay Yacoub in terrorism related investigations. The seven men were part of a terror cell operating in the two cities. Their arrest was made possible thanks to country’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ), the ministry […]

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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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