Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Morocco Expands African Footprint with Royal Visits to Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Nigeria

Visits Follow Calls to Rejoin African Union, Recent Trips to Rwanda, Tanzania and Senegal Washington, DC, December 12, 2016 (MACP) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has concluded the second leg of a nearly two-month, six-country Africa tour with visits to Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Nigeria, resulting in some 50 bilateral agreements. The visits come on the heels of trips to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Senegal in October, when more than 40 bilateral ...

Moroccan NGO Strengthens African Ties through Art Exchanges

King Mohammed VI has made Africa a diplomatic priority; and the exchanges are more than just political. Now, Music in Africa reports that Afrikanya, a Moroccan organization for intercultural exchange in Africa, is accepting applications for its Africa Art Lines fund, which will help musicians, music organizations and festival organizers living and working in Africa travel to and from Morocco. From Music in Africa: Africa Art Lines (AAL) aims to ...

Infographic: Morocco and Africa by the Numbers – Caitlin Dearing Scott & Jordana Merran

King Mohammed VI has made engagement with Morocco’s African neighbors one of the country’s principal foreign policy priorities since his ascension to the throne 16 years ago: summarizing his vision for the continent in a speech delivered on the occasion of the first Moroccan-Ivoirian Economic Forum held in February 2014 in Abidjan, the King announced, “… Africa is a great continent. It therefore has to take its destiny in its ...

Morocco’s Commitment to Africa Continues on Anniversary of US-Africa Leaders Summit

Washington, DC, August 4, 2015 (MACP) — Today marks the one-year anniversary of the inaugural US-Africa Leaders Summit, convened last August by President Obama here in Washington DC.  At the summit, more than a dozen high-ranking Moroccan officials and business leaders led by Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane made a strong case for Morocco’s key role in promoting economic development and stability in Africa, attending more than 70 events that resulted ...

Morocco promotes cooperation within Africa with fund support | Xinhua

Xinhua reports on Morocco’s ongoing engagement with the African Development Bank’s Africa 50 Fund: Morocco intends to contribute in the Casablanca based Africa 50 fund with 100 million U.S. dollars and give it all facilities necessary to fulfill its mission, said the Economy and Finance Minister Mohammed Boussaid. Speaking at the constitutive general assembly of the Africa50 fund on Wednesday, Boussaid noted that this commitment by Morocco seeks to promote ...
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