News from Morocco, logos, flights, hotels and infrastructures

To respond to the exceptional context that has halted world tourism, the ONMT – Office National Marocain du Tourisme team mobilized in Morocco and around the world and energetically worked out the restart. A new approach and a new strategy that renews the operational plan of the tourism office and relaunches its image, starting with … Read more

In Morocco, opening of the appeal trial of journalist Soulaimane Raissouni

Demonstration of support for Moroccan journalist Soulaimane Raissouni, sentenced at first instance to five years in prison for “sexual assault”, on July 10, 2021, in the capital Rabat. FADEL SENNA / AFP The appeal trial of Moroccan journalist Soulaimane Raissouni, sentenced at first instance to five years in prison for “Sexual assault”, opened Wednesday, October … Read more

After the defeat of the Islamists, Morocco has a new government

Moroccan Prime Minister Aziz Akhanouch, in Rabat, September 22, 2021. AP The King of Morocco Mohammed VI appointed, Thursday, October 7, a new government, led by Aziz Akhannouch, considered to be close to the Palace, which will have as a priority to redress the kingdom faced with the health crisis linked to Covid-19 and to … Read more

from Morocco to the Persian Gulf, DSK’s good fortune in advising governments

By Anne Michel, Maxime Vaudano and Jérémie Baruch Posted today at 6:00 p.m., updated at 6:15 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationA Moroccan resident, the former Managing Director of the IMF has domiciled a company in the tax haven of Ras Al-Khaïma, near Dubai. From Morocco, he provides advice to authoritarian regimes, Russian or Chinese … Read more

from Morocco to the Persian Gulf, DSK’s good fortune in advising governments

By Anne Michel, Maxime Vaudano and Jérémie Baruch Posted today at 6:00 p.m., updated at 6:15 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationA Moroccan resident, the former Managing Director of the IMF has domiciled a company in the tax haven of Ras Al-Khaïma, near Dubai. From Morocco, he provides advice to authoritarian regimes, Russian or Chinese … Read more

How Morocco uses football to strengthen ties with African countries

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Fouzi Lekjaa, the president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), in Rabat, in June 2018. FADEL … Read more

passes of arms from Algeria and Morocco to the UN General Assembly

Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra at a press conference in Algiers, August 24, 2021. ABDELAZIZ BOUMZAR / REUTERS The heads of diplomacy of Algeria, Ramtane Lamamra, and Morocco, Nasser Bourita, exchanged strong criticisms at the annual general assembly of the UN on Monday, September 27, as the two countries sever their diplomatic relations . “The … Read more

Brahim Bouhlel, “scapegoat” in the fight against sex tourism in Morocco

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Actors Brahim Bouhlel (left) and Saidou Camara, in Cannes, in October 2020. VALERY HACHE / AFP This … Read more

In Morocco, discovery of 120,000-year-old bone sewing tools

The smugglers cave less than 20 kilometers from the Moroccan capital Rabat, September 18, 2021. FADEL SENNA / AFP An international team of researchers has identified the oldest bone tools ever discovered for making clothes, 120,000 years old, in a cave near Rabat, we learned from a Moroccan archaeologist who took part to research. “This … Read more