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AttijariWafa Bank Gets African Bank of the Year Trophy


The Moroccan banking group Attijariwafa Bank was awarded on Monday in Geneva the ‘African bank of the year’ trophy at the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum. The bank’s CEO Mohamed El Kettani received the prize from Amir Ben Yahmed, Founder and President of the Africa CEO Forum. Attijariwafa Bank is ranked Africa’s fourth […]

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan’s King expected in Rabat for three-day state visit


King Abdallah II of Jordan is expected in Rabat this Wednesday on a three-day state visit at the invitation of King Mohammed VI. The two leaders are scheduled to hold talks on their countries’ bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of shared concerns. King Abdallah whose country is hosting the Arab league […]

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

China to Build New Industrial City in Tangiers


King Mohammed VI chaired Monday at the Marchane Royal Palace in Tangiers a ceremony on the new industrial city to be built in the Northern city of Tangiers in partnership with Chinese group HAITE. Several accords related to the project dubbed “Mohammed VI Tangiers Tech City” were also signed on this occasion. This new city […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Mubarak awaiting al-Sisi’s approval to leave Military Hospital

Egypt Mubarak Trial

Former Egyptian president Honis Mubarak is still held in Cairo military hospital and awaits approval to go home from current President al-Sisi despite last week court ruling which acquitted the 88-year old man. Security sources close to the former leader told London-based Qatar media New Arab that Mubarak’s release hinges on al-Sisi’s personal approval, which […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Algeria: Bouteflika Makes TV Appearance for First Time in Months


Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika Sunday appeared on state-run television, after rumors about his health and his ability to rule mounted since he failed to receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel last month. The 80-year old ailing leader was seen receiving the country’s minister for African Union and Arab League affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, but the talks were […]

March 20th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

King Designates Saad-Eddin El Othmani Head of Government


Saad-Eddine El Othmani, member of the leadership of the Islamist moderate Party for Justice and Development and President of the party’s National Council has been designated Head of Government. King Mohammed VI received Othmani, a former Foreign Minister, at the Royal Palace of Casablanca Friday and instructed him to form a new government, a statement […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco reiterates Commitment to Africa’s Development at Crans Montana Forum in Dakhla


Dakhla, the pearl of the southern provinces, is hosting the annual Crans Montana forum, which brings together leading figures in the fields of economy and politics. The event opened with a Royal Speech highlighting Morocco’s steadfast commitment in support of Africa’s development. “Morocco believes in Africa’s capacity to rise to the challenges facing it and […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Clashes erupt again in Tripoli after ceasefire deal


Fresh clashes have broken out in the Libyan capital a few hours after an agreement announcing an “immediate ceasefire” was signed by the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), local mayors and militias from Tripoli and third city Misrata. Clashes erupted in the capital since the beginning of the week between pro-GNA forces and other […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen: “A solution is close”, UN Special Envoy


There is hope at the end of the tunnel, if both sides willingly discuss the security aspect that will safeguard the political roadmap outlined during the talks held in Kuwait last year, despite the numerous challenges, claims the UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. Ismail told France 24 that “a solution in […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco, Côte d’Ivoire Resolved to Pool Efforts to Fight Terrorism


Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire have voiced their shared resolve to pool efforts to fight all new forms of crime, namely terrorism, cybercrime, maritime piracy and drug trafficking, and urged the international community to unite to put an end to these scourges. This came in the joint communiqué released at the end of the just concluded […]

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

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