Morocco’s Return to AU Will Benefit the Whole of Africa, USA | North Africa Post

The US welcomes Morocco’s efforts to reintegrate the African Union: The United States expressed support to Morocco’s decision to reintegrate the African Union (AU) saying this “reintegration will benefit the whole of Africa.” “We welcome Morocco’s request to reintegrate the African Union,” said Assistant Secretary of State, Tony Blinken, who was last week in Morocco, part of a Maghreb tour that also included Tunisia and Algeria. In a first response ...

The bridge into Africa | Zawya

How Morocco has positioned itself as a global financial hub and gateway to Africa: The Casablanca Finance City (CFC) was first established through a directive of Morocco’s King Mohammed VI in 2010, making it a relatively young but fast growing gateway into African markets. Through aggressive business development and key partnerships with financial centres across the world–including Mauritius, Paris, Singapore, London, Luxembourg and Montreal–the City now boasts just over 100 ...

Moroccan Experience in Fighting Terrorism, Violent Extremism Showcased in Washington | MAP

Morocco presented its experience in combating violent extremism at the first joint ministerial meeting of countries participating in the International Coalition to fight the “Islamic State,” held in Washington, DC: Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mbarka Bouaida, highlighted, Thursday in Washington, the Moroccan experience, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, in fighting terrorism and violent extremism. In a statement to MAP on the ...

Africa gets 85% of Morocco’s Foreign Direct Investments, AfDB | North Africa Post

The African Development Bank praises Morocco’s economic model and its investments in Africa: The African Development Bank (AfDB) commended Morocco’s commitment to economic development in Africa, saying that the Kingdom gears 85% of its foreign direct investments to the continent. In a statement issued following the visit of the AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina to Morocco last week, the Bank described the Kingdom as “one of AfDB’s best performing portfolios on ...

Only Arab in the golf Olympics field Maha Haddioui looks to inspire others | Sport 360

A Moroccan woman will be competing in golf at the Rio Olympics: Haddioui, the only Arab woman to earn full playing status on the Ladies European Tour, is going to compete in the Rio Games. Organisers of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters have hailed Morocco’s trailblazing golfer Maha Haddioui, who has qualified for the Rio Olympics, calling it a ground-breaking achievement for women’s golf in the Arab world. The Moroccan ace, who is also the only Arab ...
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