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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 […]

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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Morocco: World Largest Solar Energy Plant Reaches Final Stage

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has launched over the weekend the 4th and final stage of the world’s largest solar plant destined to supply the North African Kingdom with a large amount of energy from renewable. The Noor Ouarzazate IV power station in the southern province of Ouarzazate, spanned over an area of 137 hectares, […]

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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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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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Senegal-Morocco: President Macky Sall vows to beef up security over death of Moroccan student

Senegal’s President Thursday pledged to clamp down on delinquency in Dakar and around the country in the wake of the death of a Moroccan student attacked and stabbed by a group of burglars, few yards from his apartment last month. The Moroccan student, Mazine Shakiri, was preparing a doctorate in dentistry. He died of his […]

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