The new ‘arms’ race? These 5 countries are vying to be Africa’s first green ‘superpower’ and the winner is… | Mail & Guardian Africa

Morocco is one of the top countries in Africa making progress in developing renewable energy production: [...] Morocco Morocco’s Tarfaya wind farm has 131 turbines compared to the 365 turbines that will power Kenya’s Turkana project, but at completion will generate 301 MW, pipping the Kenya project. This year its “Nour 1” thermo-solar plant was to begin going online, with the first capacity of 160 MW and at a cost of 600 million ...

Climate change will cause the next revolutions in North Africa | Deutsche Welle

Morocco’s energy policies make it a leader in countering North Africa’s increasingly urgent environmental threats: [...] Morocco leads the way A few years ago, Algerians might have stayed quiet, but awareness of the climate issue is growing across the region. It might not feature at the top of the agenda, which is not surprising given the problems of conflict and terrorism, but there are signs of progress. Morocco might just ...

Text of King Mohammed VI’s Speech on Occasion of Throne Day

On July 30, 2015, on the occasion of Throne Day, King Mohammed VI delivered the following speech to the nation: Praise be to God, may peace and blessings be upon the Prophet, His Kith and Kin. Dear Citizens, Today, we are proudly celebrating the sixteenth anniversary of my accession to the glorious Alawite throne. This is not just a passing, temporary celebration, but a highly significant moment which embodies the ...
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