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Morocco: Tourist Arrivals up 7% by July 2018

Some 7 million tourists visited Morocco in the first seven months of the year, that is 7% rise compared to the same period last year, the tourism ministry said. Arrivals from main tourist emitting markets showed a 14% increase in Italian tourists, while the numbers of German visitors grew by 9%. French and British arrivals […]

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Morocco’s OCP Group to Help Ghana Develop Fertilizer Industry

After launching successful partnership operations with several African countries, Moroccan OCP Group, the world’s largest exporter of phosphates, has been chosen by the Government of Ghana to help it carry out its new Fertilizer Expansion Program (GFEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed lately by the two sides. The OCP group pledged to work […]

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BMCE Bank of Africa, China Africa Business Council Sign Agreement

BMCE Bank of Africa and China Africa Business Council have signed a partnership agreement meant to facilitate and support Chinese investors in Morocco and in Africa. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the China-Africa Cooperation forum held in Beijing Sept. 3-4 and the Forum on the two sides’ private Sector cooperation held on […]

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King Mohammed VI, Emblematic Figure of Pan-Africanism, Latin-American Centre

King Mohammed VI is an “emblematic” figure of Pan- Africanism, said Antonio Yelpi, President of the Latin American Centre for Democracy Studies. Morocco, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, is striving to develop a set of strategies aimed at consolidating Morocco’s relations not only with all the countries of the African continent, within the […]

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Morocco, Burkina Faso Poised to Promote their Judicial Cooperation

Morocco and Burkina Faso signed Monday three agreements on judicial cooperation in civil, commercial and administrative matters, as well as on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and extradition. The accords were signed in Ouagadougou by visiting Moroccan Minister of Justice Mohamed Aujjar and his Burkinabe peer, Bessole Rene Bagoro. Under the extradition deal, the […]

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Sahara Population Benefits from EU-Morocco Farm & Fisheries Deals (EU Commissioner)

The returns and profits gained by the population living in the southern provinces of Morocco from the agriculture and fisheries accords were highlighted Tuesday at the EU Parliament by Commissioner for Economic & Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici. During debates on renewal of EU-Morocco Farm accord at International Trade committee (INTA), Moscovici said the new agreement […]

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Sahara: UN Secretary General Refers to Principles Set by Morocco in Report to General Assembly

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recalled in his annual report on the Sahara issue to the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly the terms of reference set by Morocco and quoted large extracts from the Speech delivered by King Mohammed VI on November 6, 2017. The Secretary-General indicated in this regard […]

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Morocco’s King sketches roadmap to address youths’ unemployment

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has outlined a six-pillar roadmap to remedy the shortcomings of the educational system and training programs that leave graduates on the dole while businesses are having difficulty finding the skilled resources they need. “We cannot let our education system continue to produce unemployed people, especially in certain branches of study, […]

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Counterterror: Morocco Wants Full Access to Europol’s Database

Morocco, a key player in the global anti-extremism struggle, wants to have full access to Europol’s database on radicalized Moroccans living in Europe, who constitute a threat to the security of Europe and to the North African country. The European Union has agreed lately to open talks with Morocco and other MENA countries on the […]

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Morocco Rejoins African Telecommunication Union

Morocco retrieved its place within the African Telecommunication Union (UAT) as it continues to strengthen its footprint in continental organizations after it regained its place at the African Union. The return was announced at the Kenyan capital by the Secretary General of the UAT who said that the membership of the Kingdom has been finalized. […]

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