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Inter-Libyan dialogue in Morocco reaches comprehensive agreement

The delegations of the Libyan High Council of State and the Parliament of Tobruk meeting Bouznika, a coastal city to the south of the Moroccan capital Rabat, in order to maintain the ceasefire and open the way to a peaceful solution, have reached an agreement. In a joint statement released Thursday after five days of […]

Inter-Libyan dialogue: “Important compromises” reached in Bouznika, both parties say

The political dialogue between the delegations of the Libyan High Council of State and the Tobruk-based Parliament is taking place in a “positive and constructive” way and “important compromises” have been reached. This came in a joint statement read out Tuesday in Bouznika by the representative of the High Council of State, Mohamed Khalifa Najm, […]

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Nigeria: Medical doctors go on unlimited strike

In Nigeria, resident doctors in public hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday, September 7, with at least three demands: better social security coverage, improved working conditions and higher salaries. With a monthly salary of around 500 euros, the resident doctors of Nigerian public hospitals have been demanding an increase in their remuneration for several […]

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CEN-SAD follows Inter-Libyan Talks in Bouznika with ‘particular attention, great satisfaction’

The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) said Monday it is following with “particular attention and great satisfaction” the inter-Libyan talks launched on September 6 in Bouznika, Morocco, which are part of the continuation of the Skhirat process crowned by the Political Agreement of December 15, 2015.   The CEN-SAD issued a statement welcoming the incentives […]

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Mali: A civilian killed by soldiers of Operation Barkhane

A civilian was killed and two wounded Tuesday by French soldiers of the Barkhane force in an incident involving a bus about 50 kilometers from Gao. The French staff said the vehicle was driving very fast and was heading towards a military convoy and that warning shots ricocheted. A version denied by the transport company […]

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Covid-19: Morocco’s King talks with China’s Pdt on partnership to fight pandemic

Partnership between Morocco and China in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic was among the major topics discussed during a telephone conversation held on Monday between King Mohammed VI and president Xi Jinping. The phone call was an occasion to thank China for its support to the strong preventive measures taken by Morocco to prevent […]

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UN welcomes Morocco’s support for political solution in Libya

The UN thanked Morocco for its support to peace efforts in Libya where inter-fighting sunk the country in a quagmire at a time joint action is needed to counter the pandemic. “Libyans are very happy to see me in Morocco because they know that Morocco has a formidable history of support for the UN process,” […]

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Moroccan PM debunks rumors about normalizing ties with Israel

Morocco’s Prime Minister Saad-Eddine El Othmani Sunday brushed aside rumors of the North African country eagerness to thaw ties with Israel as he blasted UAE’s deal with the Jewish state. On August 13, Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv announced a historical peace deal brokered by the US. The Gulf country became the first Gulf country […]

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Ethiopia: Orormia State in turmoil after Jawar Mohammed announced sick in prison

The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission is “deeply alarmed” by the “excessive use of force” by the authorities in the Oromia region. There have been reports of deaths since the beginning of the week during suppressed protests. The protests erupted following alarmist reports about the state of health of one of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s opponents. […]

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King Mohammed VI: we have not yet won the battle against the COVID-19 epidemic

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has pointed out that the battle against the COVID-19 epidemic is not won yet and that these are difficult, unprecedented times for everyone. “Despite the efforts made so far, we have not yet won the battle against this epidemic. Needless to say, these are difficult, unprecedented times for everyone,” said […]

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