Mon, 06 May 2019 10:47:49 GMT
CAF Confederations Cup - Superb Comeback Sends Berkane Into Historic Final
[CAF] Moroccan side RS Berkane reached their first ever final of a continental championship after beating CS Sfaxien of Tunisia in the semis second leg clash of the Total CAF Cup of Confederation, on Sunday in Berkane.

Thu, 02 May 2019 08:23:39 GMT
U17 AFCON - From Tanzania to Morocco
[CAF] Following the successful organization of the Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations 2019, Tanzania has passed the mantle to Morocco, host of the 2021 edition.

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:37:31 GMT
Frente Polisario Demands Annulment of the Morocco-EU Agreement
[SPS] Bir Lehlu (Sadr Liberated Territories) -The Frente POLISARIO has decided to resort to the European justice system to lodge an appeal for the annulment of the EU / Morocco agreement covering the coasts and soil of the Occupied Western Sahara.

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 05:19:54 GMT
World's Sexiest Man Idris Elba Gets Married and Women Can't Hide Their Hurt
[Nairobi News] People Magazine's 2018 Sexiest Man Alive is off the market. Actor Idris Elba got married on Friday to model Sabrina Dhowre in a three-day ceremony in Morocco.

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:38:00 GMT
2019 RSF Index: Harassing North Africa's Journalists
[RSF] With Morocco's drawn-out trials, the sometimes violent harassment by Libya's militias and Algeria's many prosecutions, journalists in North Africa work in an often hostile environment and struggle to fulfil their role as providers of objective ...

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:02:29 GMT
Expanding Trade Across the Maghreb
[IMF] In 1989, the five Maghreb countries - Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia - established the Arab Maghreb Union to promote cooperation and economic integration. Thirty years later, there is still a largely untapped potential for regi...

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 04:41:58 GMT
What's Behind Talk of a 'Migratory Crisis' in Spain
[The New Humanitarian] Barcelona/Spain -Border guards in southern Spain are bracing for another spike in migrant arrivals from North Africa, but government officials and the UN say talk of a "crisis" in the run-up to Sunday's general election - encou...

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:48:32 GMT
We Have Already Started Preparing for 2021 - Sellami
[CAF] Morocco failed to go past the group stage at the ongoing Total U17 Africa Cup of Nations Tanzania 2019, but head coach Jamal Sellami leaves the tournament with his heads up. The Atlas Cubs were a delight to watch at the tournament as the twinkl...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:37:32 GMT
Time to close poverty gap in Africa with bold actions, says ECA's Biha at ARFSD2019
[Economic Commission for Africa] Marrakesh, Morocco, April 18, 2019 (ECA) -- Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Deputy Executive Secretary, Giovanie Biha, on Thursday said Africa was running out of time to ensure the successful implementation of th...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:33:26 GMT
Morocco's Public Health Sector in Disarray - Does It Really Warrant Royal Intervention?
[Moroccan American Center] A recent article from a UK news service questioned why King Mohammed VI was acquiring even more control over the naming of senior government than was intended under the 2011 constitution. It wrote that "Article 49... stipul...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:41:43 GMT
Thousands Call for Release of Jailed Activists
[Deutsche Welle] Huge crowds have rallied in the Moroccan capital to demand the release of activists who staged mass anti-poverty demonstrations in 2016. One campaigner's father said he feared his son would die in prison.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:49:30 GMT
Climate change poses serious challenge towards achieving SDGs
[Economic Commission for Africa] Marrakech, Morocco, April 18, 2019 (ECA) - Climate change can seriously impede Africa's quest to achieve all the 17 sustainable development goals that address global challenges, including poverty, inequality, climate...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:46:24 GMT
ARFSD ministerial panel bold on Africa achieving SDGs
[Economic Commission for Africa] Marrakech, Morocco, April 18, 2019 (ECA) - The high level ministerial panel at the fifth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD2019) on Wednesday boldly fronted innovative solutions and...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:50:31 GMT
Africa making progress in using STI to achieve SDGs but more still needs to be done
[Economic Commission for Africa] Marrakech, 16 April 2019 (ECA) - The Africa Regional Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum was one of the pre-events of the fifth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD 5) that...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 09:57:16 GMT
Women can change face of Africa with enough access to finance
[Economic Commission for Africa] Marrakech, 16 April (ECA)- Access to finance by women in Africa is critical if the continent is to attain the sustainable development goals, Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) Deputy Executive Secretary, Giovanie...

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:15:43 GMT
Shocking Verdict Against Activists, a Journalist
[HRW] New York -Casablanca's appeals court, on April 6, 2019, confirmed the heavy sentences against more than 40 protesters and activists despite allegations of torture, Human Rights Watch said today. The defendants include Nasser Zefzafi, the leader...

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 05:08:07 GMT
Fatigued Gor Crash Out of Confed Cup After Berkane Thrashing
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Having seen majority of their starting X1 arrive less than an hour to kick-off away in Morocco, Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia found the going tough as they succumbed to a 7-1 aggregate defeat to RS Berkane to crash o...

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:39:12 GMT
Scholarship Students in Morocco 'Living in Hell'
[Observer] They were sent to Morocco for study by the the Government of Liberia, which promised to take care of them. But now, they say, they are living in hell.

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 11:42:40 GMT
Gor Mahia Risk Fielding Only Eight Players in Morocco After Chaotic Travel Itinerary
[Nairobi News] Gor Mahia chairman Ambrose Rachier has opened up to the possibility of his side lining up with only eight players in Sunday evening's continental assignment away to RS Berkane.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:10:09 GMT
Jailed Journalist Stuck in Abusive Solitary
[HRW] New York -Moroccan prison authorities have held an imprisoned journalist in a form of abusive solitary confinement for more than a year, Human Rights Watch said today.

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 10:52:52 GMT
Gor Mahia Finally Depart for Morocco
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The final batch of Gor Mahia players and technical bench members finally departed Nairobi for Morocco on Saturday morning after a whole night of uncertainty whether they would travel or not for their CAF Confederations Cup retur...

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 08:47:15 GMT
Morocco Hands Local Journalists Suspended Prison Sentences, Expels Dutch Journalist
[CPJ] On January 2, 2018, a court in Rabat, Morocco's capital, charged four local journalists with disclosing unpublished information concerning a parliamentary commission of inquiry, according to one of the journalists, Mohammed Ahdad, who spoke wit...

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 09:38:16 GMT
Efforts of UN Personal Envoy Hampered By Morocco's Intransigent Position - President of Republic
[SPS] Reykjavik -President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the POLISARIO Front, Brahim Ghali, has reaffirmed that the efforts of the Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara, President Horst Koehler, collide with Morocco's ...

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:52:57 GMT
Les soins primaires, cheville ouvrière de la couverture santé universelle
[Libération] Chaque année, près de 100 millions de personnes sombrent dans une pauvreté extrême en raison des dépenses sanitaires laissées à leur charge, ce qui explique ainsi l'engagement des pays, aux quatre coins du monde, à atteindre d'i...

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 12:52:27 GMT
Western Sahara - "No One Even Knows If We're There or Not."
[The New Humanitarian] Rabouni Camp/Algeria -Why anger is mounting among a young generation of refugees

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 13:18:39 GMT
CAF CC - All Eyes On Oliech As Gor Face Rs Berkane
[CAF] With the absence of regular striker Jacques Tuyisenge over both home and away CAF Confederations Cup quarter final legs against Morocco's RS Berkane, all eyes will be on legendary Kenyan striker Dennis Oliech to lift Gor Mahia in their first ev...

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 10:45:11 GMT
Contractors Union Participates in IDB Meetings in Marrakech
[SNA] Khartoum -With a delegation led by Dr. Eng. Malik Ali Dongola, the Sudanese Contractors Union is due to participate at the annual meetings of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), which is scheduled to be held during 3-6 of the current April in M...