Doha gives 72 hours to Chadian diplomats to leave in counter move

The Qatari embassy in Ndjamena was closed on Wednesday (August 23) and Qatari diplomats were given 10 days to leave Chad and the following day, Qatar announced the closure of the Chadian diplomatic mission in Doha giving 72 hours to Read more

Gulf Crisis: Saudi-led bloc loses ally Senegal in boycott of Qatar

Senegal has seemingly walked out of the Saudi-led bloc boycotting Qatar as the West African country sent back its ambassador to Doha. The Senegalese ambassador was recalled for consultation on June 6, following the eruption of the Gulf crisis between Read more

ECOWAS Approves in Principle Morocco’s Membership Bid

Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States have in principle approved the membership application of Morocco, 2nd African investors in the continent. The decision was made by the summiteers in Liberia. King Mohammed VI of Morocco Read more

Morocco’s Attijariwafa bank group takes full control of Barclays Bank Egypt

Morocco’s leading Attijariwafa bank group has taken full control of British Barclay’s Egypt branch. The transaction was completed Wednesday, Moroccan online media challenge.ma notes citing the bank. The Moroccan bank in October bought Barclay’s Egypt Branch beating several global bank Read more

BP Signs 1bln Deal to Drill for Gas Offshore Mauritania, Senegal

BP, oil and gas giant multinational, announced that it has signed a $916 billion joint agreement with US explorer Kosmos Energy to drill for gas offshore Mauritania and Senegal. Under this agreement, BP will acquire 62% interest in Kosmos explorations Read more

Morocco, Senegal Step up Partnership to Higher Levels

Morocco and Senegal have inked several cooperation deals meant to bolster partnership between the two countries in the fields of agriculture, fisheries and other socioeconomic sectors. These cooperation agreements were signed in Dakar Monday and Tuesday under the co-chairmanship of Read more

King Mohammed VI Renews his Unwavering Attachment to Africa, to its Development

King Mohammed VI has renewed on Sunday evening his unwavering attachment to Africa and his keen interest in the continent and pledged to see to it that Morocco’s African policy acquires a continental dimension and covers the whole of Africa. Read more