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El Guergarate: Blocking Free Movement of People and Goods Undermines Peace & Security in Maghreb and Sahel Region

The blocking of the free movement of people and goods by the “polisario” undermines peace and security in the Maghreb and Sahel region, said the deputy speaker of the Czech Chamber of Deputies (lower house) and Chairman of the Czech-Morocco Friendship Group Vojtech Filip. The blocking of the free movement of people and goods by […]

Scandal in Senegal after the arrest of around forty people in “reform centers” of the marabout Serigne Mbacké

Scandal in Senegal after the arrest, between 26 and 28 November, of around forty people in “reform centers” of the marabout Serigne Modou Kara Mbacké, religious leader of the Mouride brotherhood, and also a political figure. According to the gendarmerie, young people were victims of “kidnapping, ill-treatment and even torture” in these centers located in […]

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Hershey’s and Mars accused of avoiding paying decent income differential to cocoa farmers in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire

Hershey’s and Mars, two American companies in the chocolate industry, are drawing the wrath of Abidjan and Accra. Ivorian and Ghanaian cocoa regulators accuse them of undermining efforts to raise the incomes of cocoa farmers. The two multinationals have “temporarily” changed their suppliers in order to avoid financing the decent income differential, a premium for […]

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ECCAS holds its first face-to-face summit in Gabon since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic

Six out of eleven heads of state attended a summit of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) on 27 November in Libreville, Gabon. This first face-to-face meeting since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic was devoted to accelerating regional integration in this region, which is very rich in raw materials but also happens […]

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Togo: Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, a female opposition leader under arrest

After the arrest of Gerard Djossou, chairman of the Social Affairs Commission in charge of Human Rights within the dynamic Mgr Kpodzro, in incredible conditions in downtown Lomé on Friday evening, the coordinator of the dynamic, Brigitte Kafui Adjamagbo-Johnson, is in the hands of the judicial police since Saturday, November 28. Since the arrest of […]

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OIC Ministerial Council hails efforts by Morocco’s King to protect Jerusalem

The Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has hailed the role of King Mohammed VI, president of the Al-Quds Committee, in the protection of the city’s holy sites. The OIC ministerial council, convening its 47th session in Niamey, Niger Nov.27-28, voiced appreciation for the fight led by the Al-Quds Committee […]

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AU: Morocco Insists on Integration at Regional Economic Communities to Achieve AfCFTA Objectives

AU: Morocco Insists on Integration at Regional Economic Communities to Achieve AfCFTA Objectives

Morocco underlined, Friday in Addis Ababa, the paramount importance of regional integration at the level of Regional Economic Communities (RECs) as an essential step to ensure the success of continental integration, sought by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Speaking at a meeting of the African Union Permanent Representatives Committee, in preparation of the […]

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Guerguarat: DRC President expresses support to, solidarity with Morocco

President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Félix Antoine Tshisekedi, has addressed a letter to King Mohammed VI, expressing solidarity with Morocco with regard to its international commitments in the area of Guerguarat. In the letter, president Tshisekedi, who highlighted the friendly relations between the two countries, described as “unacceptable” the situation that has prevailed […]

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Morocco, Russia renew fisheries agreement

Morocco and Russia signed their 8th fisheries agreement after the expiry in March 2020 of their 2016 deal. The new agreement to run for the next four years allows ten Russian vessels to catch small pelagic species (sardines, anchovies, etc.) in Moroccan waters beyond 15 nautical miles. Under the same deal, the two countries shall […]

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EU to help southern Mediterranean countries acquire anti-Covid-19 vaccine

The European Union will support neighbors of the bloc located in southern Mediterranean to acquire the anti-covid19 vaccines. The announcement was made Thursday by Mohamed Ali Nafti, Tunisian Foreign Secretary of state at a press conference on the situation of the pandemic in Tunisia, Webdo Tunis reports. Tunisia Thursday hit the 3,000 deaths mark. A […]

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