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Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network

Ryanair to boost air links to Morocco

Ryanair said it will increase its flights to Moroccan cities in a much needed boost to tourism hit by the pandemic. As of October 25, the low-cost company will resume 45 air routes linking Morocco to Belgium, France, the UK, Italy, Germany, Spain and Portugal. The announcement was received with relief among tourist operators whose […]

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Côte d’Ivoire: The opposition rejected any adjustment of the Electoral commission and maintains its slogan of civil disobedience

On Wednesday, the Ivorian government made a gesture by proposing adjustments to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). On Thursday, October 22, the opposition rejected it and maintained its slogan of civil disobedience. Nine days before the presidential election, Côte d’Ivoire is sinking into a pre-electoral crisis. After a mediation mission of ECOWAS in Abidjan on […]

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UN chief warns Polisario against provocations in Morocco-Mauritania border crossing

Some 50 Polisario members have once again disrupted the flow of commercial traffic between Morocco and Mauritania in the border crossing of Guergarat triggering a condemnation by the UN chief Antonio Guterres. Regular commercial and passenger traffic should be maintained between Morocco and Mauritania, he said and warned against measures to alter the status quo […]

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Russia gains ground in its military cooperation with the Central African Republic

Since the beginning of its military cooperation with the Central African government of Faustin-Archange Touadéra three years ago, the Russian presence has been increasingly visible: military training, accompanying the FACA in their deployment in the field, mine protection and even the presidency. Military cooperation promised a bright future, according to the latter. Official sources go […]

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Burkina Faso: A mission of independent international experts conducts an audit of the electoral register

A mission of independent international experts began Tuesday, October 13 an audit of the electoral register. Deployed by the International Organization of the Francophonie, the team of experts will work with other experts recognized by the African Union, the EU and the United Nations system. The mission of the experts is to ensure that the […]

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Senegal: Greenpeace denounces the non-transparent issuance of industrial fishing licenses to Chinese vessels

The international environmental NGO Greenpeace denounces in a report the non-transparent issuance of industrial fishing licenses to Chinese vessels. A practice that had already been denounced by the actors of the fishing industry and the Senegalese media. The controversy over the allocation of industrial fishing licenses continues in Senegal. It all began last May. In […]

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Sudan: Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok accused the US of “paralyzing” the country’s economy and democracy

In an interview with the Financial Times published on Sunday, October 11, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok slapped his fist on the table. He accused the Americans of “paralyzing” the country’s economy, keeping it on the blacklist of countries supporting terrorism and even hindering its democratization. For the Sudanese Prime Minister, keeping his country on […]

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Nigeria: Presidency announces dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)

After a week of protests in the country, the presidency acted to disband the Repression of Robbery Squad (SARS), accused of serious human rights violations. It took only a few hours last weekend for Nigerian youth to mobilize massively. First on social networks with the hashtag #EndSARS, then in the streets, to demand the dismantling […]

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Guinea: Alpha Condé pursued his campaign while opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo was blocked in Kankan

Guinean President Alpha Condé, candidate for re-election, began a surprise tour of the interior of the country on Sunday, October 11, while the procession of opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo, who was due to hold a meeting in Kankan, was blocked against a backdrop of violence. The election campaign is accelerating in Guinea, one week […]

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German KfW supports Morocco’s rural drinking water program with €30 Mln Loan

German Development Bank (KfW) has lent to Morocco’s National Office of Electricity & Drinking Water (ONEE) €30 million for drinking water projects in the rural zones of Tangier and Chefchaouen provinces and neighboring regions. The loan agreement was inked Wednesday by ONEE Head Abderrahim El Hafidi and Director of KfW in Morocco, Markus Faschina.   […]

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