Sat, 15 Feb 2020 12:39:33 GMT
Maternal Deaths Declining in Morocco Thanks to Midwives, but More Support Needed
[UNFPA] Madame Najat Baloui, a midwife in Casablanca, vividly remembers a childbirth that went horribly wrong. "A woman was delivering vaginally," Ms. Baloui recalled. "After several hours, the labour stopped suddenly."

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:55:32 GMT
South African President Reiterates Support for Right of Sahrawi People to Self-Determination and Independence
[SPS] Addis Ababa -South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, reaffirmed the support of the African Union for the independence of the Sahrawi Republic, the founding member of the African Union.

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 11:12:16 GMT
Faki Reiterates AU's Responsibility to Resolve Conflict in Western Sahara
[SPS] Addis Ababa -Chairman of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki said Sunday, in Addis Ababa, that the issue of Western Sahara and the crisis in Libya "extend the responsibilities" of the Pan-African organization in the settlement of these two...

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 07:57:08 GMT
Africa Insiders - Morocco Slowly Tightens Its Grip on Western Sahara
[African Arguments] The essentials:  Morocco's parliament has passed two laws that formalise the annexation of Western Saharan territorial waters. While this does not present a fundamental change of the status quo, the move underscores the intractab...

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 07:01:48 GMT
Taekwondo - Rwandan Trio Set for Olympic Qualifiers in Morocco
[New Times] The local taekwondo body has confirmed that Rwanda will be represented by three athletes at the upcoming qualifiers - in Morocco - for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:02:29 +0000
Maghreb Countries Study Project for Joint Electricity Market
Rabat – The Maghreb Electricity Committee (COMELEC) has launched a study for the gradual establishment of a Maghreb electricity market. The market is expected to start operating by 2025. The President of COMELEC and President of the Tunisian Electr...

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:53:11 +0000
Morocco’s Renewable Energy Sector Impresses Cuban Ambassador
Rabat – The Cuban Ambassador to Morocco, Javier Domokos Ruiz, praised Morocco’s leadership in the field of renewable energies, emphasizing the opportunities and multiple possibilities for cooperation between Cuba and Morocco. Domokos Ruiz made th...

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:43:06 +0000
Sahrawis Denounce Closure of Spanish Administrative Office in Morocco’s Laayoune
Rabat – The Spanish government has decided to close an administration office in Laayoune. The office previously served the needs of Sahrawis with Spanish citizenship. The Sahrawi Association for the Defense of Human Rights deplored the Spanish ...

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:35:04 +0000
Far-Right German Extremist Kills 9 in Shisha Bar Attacks
Rabat – A suspected far-right extremist has killed at least nine people in attacks on two shisha bars in a city in western Germany. Federal prosecutors are treating the case as terrorism.  The first shooting took place around 10:00 p.m. on Feb...

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:40:04 +0000
EU Representative: Morocco is Key Partner in Fighting Human Trafficking
Rabat – The representative of the European Union mission in Morocco, John Cardona, spoke about Morocco’s effective role in curbing human trafficking on Monday, in Kenitra (near Rabat). The official made positive remarks about Morocco’s stra...