Post-Hassanian Morocco – Anouar Majid, Tingis

  * “Almost everything the new king did was revolutionary.” *     Anouar Majid, Tingis July 29, 2014 I remember, vividly, how unsettled I was when I learned of the sudden death of Morocco’s King Hassan II on a hot July day in 1999. Like many people around the world, I was glued to CNN’s coverage of the funeral, as throngs gathered to bid the seasoned monarch adieu and ...

Newly Listed Delta Fund Aims to Raise $90m for African Assets – Business Day

  * “Many European companies are using Morocco as a gateway to Africa. It is quicker to get to and easier to do business there for them.” *   Business Day, by Alistair Anderson (July 29, 2014) — The first pan-African property income fund, Delta International, which listed on the JSE’s AltX board last Wednesday with assets of R2.2bn, believes it can raise $90m over the next two months. This could ...

Morocco Celebrates 15 Years Under King Mohammed VI’s Leadership

. * Record of peaceful reforms, progress has made Morocco a leader in the region, elsewhere * . MACP (Washington, DC, July 29, 2014) — On July 30th Moroccans celebrate the 15th anniversary of the reign of King Mohammed VI. Since ascending the throne in 1999, the King has consolidated and accelerated a broad range of democratic, social, and economic reforms begun by his father, King Hassan II, to improve ...

IMF Agrees on $5 Billion Credit Line for Morocco – Reuters Africa

  * “The line provides reassurance about Morocco’s economic policies to foreign lenders, investors and rating agencies, allowing it to tap international capital markets at favorable borrowing terms.” *   Reuters Africa (Washington, DC, July 29, 2014) — The International Monetary Fund said on Monday it will provide Morocco a $5 billion credit line to help the North African country pursue a reform agenda to achieve rapid and more inclusive ...

(VIDEO) “Changing Perceptions Episode II: Real Vs. Perceived Risks & Dealing with Corruption in Africa” – IGD

Watch Video — “Changing Perceptions Episode II: Real Vs. Perceived Risks & Dealing with Corruption in Africa”   What is it like to invest in Africa?  Hear firsthand from Africa’s experts, CEOs, and investors! Jean R. AbiNader, Executive Director, Moroccan American Trade & Investment Center (MATIC), is among several dozen experts being featured in a new video series produced by the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) that aims to address ...
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