Rabat

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 9th, 2013
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Both diplomatic and economic relations between Morocco and the United States have sometimes evolved in different ways, but they have never witnessed an overall positive development  until the current reign of King Mohammed VI. Since his accession to the throne in 1999 , the Moroccan monarch has indee...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Jan 2nd, 2013
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On november 6, 2012 in his speech to commemorate the 37th anniverssary of the Green March, King  Mohammed presented guidelines that were the first phase in the process of elaborating the new economic and social development model for the Moroccan southern provinces. The model will be part of an extens...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Oct 17th, 2012
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By Jannie Schipper, Radio Netherlands African migrants in Morocco feel victimised by the locals, and Moroccans in their turn are sometimes scared of the newcomers. The lack of understanding between the two groups is deep, as Radio Netherlands Worldwide’s Jannie Schipper discovered on a visit to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Mar 12th, 2012
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Rabat – Morocco’s state news agency says anti-government riots have spread in the northern part of the North African country, resulting in serious injuries among security forces. Security forces broke up a protest march on Sunday from the village of Imzouren in the Rif mountains about 450...
By IndepthAfrica
In Morocco
Jan 19th, 2012
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Rabat – Five unemployed Moroccan men set themselves on fire in the capital Rabat as part of widespread demonstrations in the country over the lack of jobs, especially for university graduates, a rights activist said on Thursday. Three were burned badly enough to be hospitalised. Self-immolation...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 6th, 2012
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By Msmaku Asrat Yes, it has been foretold that 2012 was going to be a fateful year. It has been marked long, long, time ago. The Maya Civilization had marked their remarkable calendar by predicting that the world will end on Dec 31st, 2012. Many other sages and seers, including the Middle Ages seer N...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Dec 8th, 2011
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Rabat – Al-Qaeda’s north African wing said on Thursday it was behind the kidnapping of two “French spies” and three other Europeans in Mali last month, in statement whose authenticity could not be verified. In the statement sent to AFP in Rabat, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb ...
By benim
In Election
Nov 26th, 2011
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Rabat – Ballots for Friday’s parliamentary elections in Morocco featured symbols for each party such as a rose, a dove or a tractor to help illiterate voters identify them. A total of 33 symbols have been employed to represent the 31 parties and two independent candidates vying for the 39...
By benim
In Election
Nov 21st, 2011
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Casablanca – Thousands of people urged a boycott of Morocco’s forthcoming election in peaceful rallies on Sunday called by the pro-reform February 20 movement. At least 5 000 people demonstrated in the centre of Casablanca braving driving rain – 2 000 according to the interior ministry. A...
By benim
In Election
Oct 24th, 2011
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Thousands of Moroccans demonstrated in cities across the country on Sunday, calling for a boycott of early parliamentary polls next month whose outcome will be key to the future of reforms crafted by the royal palace. The protests are the latest in a series of regular peaceful demonstrations by the y...