Maghreb

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2013
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Morocco was one of the first African states that have contributed to the establishment of the Organization of African Unity. However Morocco pulled out of the then Organization of African Unity in 1984 to protest against the admission of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic within the continental bod...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Mali, Morocco and France are working hand in hand to defend the integrity and sovereignty of Mali, said the French and Malian ambassadors in Rabat. “Mali, France and Morocco have continued to work together in international fora to defend the integrity and sovereignty of Mali,” noted both ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jan 22nd, 2013
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By Matthew Schofield McClatchy Newspapers The war rages about cities with names such as Bamako and Timbuktu, in a sparsely populated, mostly flat, dusty and landlocked country in northwest Africa. The combatants include a nomadic Berber people known as Tuareg, the French Foreign Legion and a coalitio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 21st, 2013
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On January 18 the Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union Habib Benyahya stated during a meeting with EU officials in Brussels that the Maghreb and the European Union (EU) should reflect on a cooperative approach “5 +27″ for the new challenges they face. “The EU has undertaken s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 11th, 2013
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Nobody denies Morocco’s efforts over decades, and that is still unfolding, for the sake of reaching a final solution to the Sahara issue. One problem is a real drag on the entire area of North Africa and also obstruct the necessary dynamics of cooperation that must exisit between Maghreb countr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jan 10th, 2013
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On a recent visit to Mauritania the International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde called for a “revival of the private sector” in the Maghreb, “a market of about 90 million people” whose potential is untapped, she said.  ”The Maghreb has great potential to attract ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Dec 21st, 2012
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Today we understand more than ever that to build bridges of reconciliation and understanding between people requires an urgent need to build the foundation for cooperation and to establish the spirit of brotherhood and peace among nations. We know also that the dialogue between cultures and cross-lin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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France does not want to lose its hegemony in Morocco and is preparing to sign an “exceptional partnership” with the North African country. France was up late last year the largest investor and trading partner of Morocco. Not anymore because its southern neighbor, Spain, snatched this posi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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By Doyin Okupe, Thisday Doyin Okupe writes that despite the criticisms against the present administration, history will vindicate President Goodluck Jonathan as a change agent in critical period of the nation’s history Without doubt or fear of equivocation, I strongly believe that President Goo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2012
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By Doyin Okupe opinion Without doubt or fear of equivocation, I strongly believe that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan deserves commendation for the successes he has achieved in the transformation agenda since he was elected on May 20, 2011. Nigeria has had numerous leaders and various regimes, yet ...