Home » Posts tagged with » Morocco

Sahara: Morocco’s Autonomy Plan, the Only Solution to this Regional Conflict (Zambian Official)

The autonomy plan offered by Morocco for a lasting resolution to the Sahara issue is the only workable solution to this regional conflict, said Mrs. Grace Njapau, Zambia’s former Home Affairs Deputy minister. In an address made on the occasion of Africa’s World Day, Mrs. Njapau, who is a MP, said the Moroccan plan is […]

AfDB Grants €264 million to Morocco to help fight Covid 19

To support the “Covid-19 response support program” launched by Moroco, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has decided to grant €264 million to the kingdom. “The program’s primary objective is to help limit the spread of the virus and further improve the effectiveness of the authorities’ health response. It will thus […]

Read More

Coronavirus Lockdown Costs Morocco $100 Mln Per Day

The coronavirus lockdown, enforced in Morocco from March 20 to June 20, has been extended for three more weeks till June 10 to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. However, the two-month shutdown will cost the country a loss of 6 points of GDP in 2020, or a $100 million per day, said on […]

Read More

Morocco repatriates nationals from Melilla and Ceuta

Morocco has started to repatriate hundreds of its nationals who were stuck in the Spanish-occupied enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla. The Moroccan citizens will be quarantined in the resort of Saidia to make sure they are coronavirus-free, Moroccan media reported. The move is seen as the beginning of the repatriation of over 27,000 Moroccans stranded […]

Read More

King commends army for active role in fighting Covid

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, supreme commander of the royal armed forces, commended the role played by the army in containing the coronavirus outbreak and their peacekeeping efforts in Africa. In an Order of the Day marking the Royal Armed Forces 64th anniversary, the monarch expressed pride at the army’s “ permanent readiness to respond to […]

Read More

Covid-19: Morocco Decides to Export Excess Facemasks

Morocco, which produces 10 million non-woven masks per day in 23 factories, has decided to export its surplus of this most coveted commodity in the world battling covid-19 pandemic. The announcement was made Monday by the minister of Industry and Trade Moulay Hafid Elalamy at the Parliament. He said that the decision was taken after […]

Read More

Coronavirus Pandemic update in Africa

Africa had 54 027 confirmed cases of Coronavirus as of Friday, May 8. Covid-19 has already claimed the lives of 2 074people on the continent, according to the African Union Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. South Africa and Egypt are the two most affected countries, with 8 232 and 7 981cases respectively. They are […]

Read More

Covid-19: State of Health emergency in Morocco extended to May 20

The state of health emergency that was initially due to end on April 20 has been extended for an additional month to May 20. The decision was announced following a cabinet meeting, convened on Saturday under the chairmanship of Head of government Saad Dine El Otmani. The cabinet meeting adopted the draft decree extending the […]

Read More

Moroccan Police Bust Illegal Migration Attempt in Saharan City of Dakhla

Moroccan authorities foiled on Tuesday an illegal migration attempt in the southern city of Dakhla amid covid-19 lockdown enforced in the country from March 20 to April 20. A people smuggler, 29, was arrested in the Dakhla industrial zone along with 5 sub-Saharan candidates for illegal immigration, says a press release issued by the national […]

Read More

Senegalese President thanks King Mohammed VI for his initiative on unified response to COVID-19

President Macky Sall of Senegal has expressed thanks to King Mohammed VI for his proposal to adopt “a unified and concerted response” to COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, and expressed his will to work to ensure the success of the initiative. The Moroccan Monarch on Monday held phone talks with President Macky Sall and President Alassane […]

Read More