African Women in Agriculture "AWA"- The Marrakech Declaration
[BIAD] ¬†Marrakech September 13, 2017 Radisson Blu Hotel
Malian President Expresses 'Great Admiration' for HM the King
[MAP] New York -Malian president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, expressed, on Monday in New York, his "great admiration" for "my brother" HM King Mohammed VI, extending his congratulations to the Sovereign for the Special Recognition Award for Leadership in the promotion of tolerance and cross-cultural rapprochement, which was awarded to him by the Global Hope Coalition.
Video Blogger Sentenced to 10 Months in Prison
[CPJ] A Moroccan court on August 18, 2017 sentenced video blogger Mohamed Taghra to 10 months in prison for criminal defamation after he published a report on local police corruption in the country's central Souss-Massa region, the Arab Network for Human Rights Information and the Arab Bloggers Union reported.
Tony Blair - I Am "Particularly Happy for HM the King"
[MAP] New York -Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Monday in New York that he was "particularly happy for HM King Mohammed VI", who was honoured with the Global Hope Coalition Special Recognition Award for promoting tolerance and cross-cultural rapprochement.
Conasadh Condemns Arbitrary Deportation of Sahrawi Political Prisoners of Gdeim Izik
[SPS] Chahid El Hafed -The Saharawi National Commission For Human Rights (CONASDH) on Sunday condemned the abusive and arbitrary transfer of Sahrawi political prisoners from the Gdeim Izik group by the Moroccan occupation authorities to other Moroccan prisons.
Morocco Willing to Support G5 Sahel Countries in Training and Border Security (FM)
[MAP] New York -The kingdom of Morocco is willing to support the G5 Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad) in the fields of troop training and security border, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, said on Monday in New York.
HM the King's Message of Peace Shows Deep Respect for Human Dignity (Irina Bokova)
[MAP] New York -HM King Mohammed VI's message of peace shows "a deep respect for human dignity", UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, said Monday in New York.
Women's Mediterranean Prize Awarded to Morocco's Fouzia Assouli
[MAP] Rabat -The Mediterranean Foundation for Peace (FMP), based in Naples (Italy), has awarded the 2017 "Women's Mediterranean Prize" to Fouzia Assouli, president of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation (FEMF) and honorary president of the Democratic Federation of Women's Rights (FLDDF).
FM Holds Talks in New York With Polish Counterpart
[MAP] New York -Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation, Nasser Bourita, held talks on Monday in New York with his Polish counterpart, Witold Waszczykowski, on the sidelines the 72th United Nations General Assembly.
HM King Mohammed Vi Honoured With Global Hope Coalition Award for Promoting Tolerance
[MAP] New York -The Global Hope Coalition awarded here on Monday the Special Recognition Award for Leadership in the promotion of tolerance and cross-cultural rapprochement to HM King Mohammed VI "for the visionary leadership of the Sovereign in promoting harmony between different cultures both in Morocco and on the international scene".
Morocco and Algeria's Changing Roles in Managing Migration
[ISS] Algeria and Morocco are taking a central role in managing migration from Africa to Europe by legalising the stay of sub-Saharan African migrants.
Kenya Lionesses Face Morocco in Cup Quarters
[Nation] Kenya Lionesses are through to the quarterfinals of the Women's Rugby Africa Sevens Cup after they claimed comprehensive victories against their rivals on Saturday in Tunisia.
Lionesses to Face Morocco in Africa Cup 7s Quarters
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya women's sevens team will lock horns with Morocco in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup Sevens after having a brilliant opening day where they won all their matches.
Sundowns Dig Deep for Win, Ahly Tripoli Hold Etoile
[CAF] A doubt for most of the week, striker Yannick Zakri showed just why Mamelodi Sundowns needed him, scoring a 70th minute winner as the holders beat Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco 1-0 in the quarter final first leg on Sunday in Pretoria.
Govt. Set to Take Up Education Challenge, Its Head Says
[MAP] Rabat -Head of government Sa√Ęd Eddine El Othmani said on Thursday that the cabinet is determined to take up the challenge of education, a top priority sector.
Morocco's Admittance Into Ecowas Will Kill Our Productive Sector, MAN Warns Govt
[This Day] Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has vehemently opposed the admission of Morocco into the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) union.
Head of Govt. Meets With Congo's Deputy PM
[MAP] Rabat -Head of government Sa√Ęd Eddine El Othmani met, on Thursday in Rabat, with Congo's deputy prime minister and foreign minister L√©onard She Okitundu, who is on a working visit to Morocco.
Morocco, Republic of Congo Enjoy 'Very Solid' Relations - Minister
[MAP] Rabat -Morocco and the Republic of the Congo enjoy "very solid" relations, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Congolese Nationals Abroad, Jean Claude Gakosso, said here on Wednesday.
Morocco, Portugal Underscore Strategic Nature of Their Economic Cooperation
[MAP] Lisbon -Minister of Energy, Mining and Sustainable Development, Aziz Rebbah, and Portuguese Economy Minister Manuel Caldeira Cabral reaffirmed Thursday in Lisbon the strategic nature of the cooperation between the two countries in several economic realms.
Morocco, a 'Very Important' Partner for UK in the Fight Against Terrorism (Ambassador)
[MAP] Marrakech -Morocco is a "very important" partner for the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism, British ambassador to Morocco, Thomas Reilly, said.