[Foroyaa] The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Monday May 16th 2022 paid a visit to the Director-General (DG) of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, during his visit to ICESCO Headquarters in Rabat, Morocco.
[SPS] Castries (Saint Lucia) -- The Polisario Front representative to the United Nations, Sidi Mohamed Omar, stressed that the exercise by the Sahrawi people of its right to self-determination will remain "the only option" to resolve the conflict in Western Sahara, warning against the Moroccan project to "change the demographic nature of the territory.
[Vanguard] Abuja -- The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retired) has led Nigeria's delegation to the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, held in Marrakesh, Morocco.
[RFI] The birth of Mali's nonuplets - nine babies born at the same time - was such an unusual event that some believed it was a hoax. But as they marked their first birthday this week they're all in good health and the family hopes to head back home to Timbuktu soon.
[This Day] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva yesterday disclosed that the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia are some of the international bodies ready to buy into the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline project.
[This Day] Ahead of Group C opening game of the Women's Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Morocco in July between Nigeria and South Africa, Bayana Bayana Head Coach, Desiree Ellis, is convinced that her side will prove the equal of the Super Falcons when the two teams meet.
[MAP] Riyadh -- Moroccan contestant Younes Mustapha Gharbi won the first place in the category of recitation of the Holy Quran of the international Saudi competition "Otr Elkalam," (Scent of Speech) which targets talented people with beautiful voices in reciting the Quran and performing adhan, according to results announced Wednesday by the Saudi General Entertainment Authority.
[SPS] New York -- The New York Support Group for the Independence of Western Sahara called on the UN Security Council to find a way to enable the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to accomplish its main mission consisting in the organization of a referendum on self-determination in Africa's last colony.
[SPS] New York -- The representative of the Polisario Front to the United Nations and Coordinator with MINURSO Sidi Mohamed Omar underlined that the only applicable option for the settlement of the conflict in Western Sahara is to enable the Sahrawi people to exercise their right to self-determination and independence.
[MAP] Rabat -- The judicial police of Oujda arrested, on Thursday, on the basis of accurate information provided by the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST), eight individuals, aged between 20 and 43, for their alleged links with a criminal network active in the counterfeiting of official documents required to apply for visas for several foreign countries.
[Egypt Online] International Cooperation Minister Rania el Mashat held on Friday 08/04/2022 a number of meetings with representatives of Jordan, Tunisia, Mauritania, Morocco and the World Bank during her visit to Jeddah to attend the Annual High-Level meetings with Arab Financial Authorities and Institutions.
[DW] Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez and Moroccan King Mohammad VI met in Rabat after a year of tense relations. Spain said it backed the kingdom's plan of limited autonomy under Moroccan sovereignty for Western Sahara.
[MAP] Marrakech -- The National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) has recently commissioned a major project to supply drinking water to the city of Marrakech and neighboring towns and localities from the Al Massira dam, for a total amount of 2.50 billion dirhams.
[MAP] Rabat -- After a great performance along with his horse "All at Once" at the international dressage competition S'hertogenbosh in the Netherlands, Moroccan rider Yessin Rahmouni will officially represent Morocco at the 2022 Dressage World Cup final.
[The Point] The Gambia women national team coach, Mariama 'Bom' Sowe has said that this month's friendly encounter against 2022 African Women's Cup of Nations host, Morocco, will serve as a morale booster for her side that missed out in the final round of the competition to Cameroon.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation launched a call for small grants for associations from Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Morocco running projects to support biodiversity conservation.
[SPS] New York (United Nations) -- The United Nations Security Council will meet on 20 April to discuss the conflict in Western Sahara, indicated the United Kingdom, which chairs the UN executive body for the current month.
[Dalsan Radio] Rabat - Chief diplomats from Morocco and Somalia have reviewed long-standing diplomatic relations between the two countries, calling for further cooperation in areas such as regional stability.
[CAF] The five African countries at this year's World Cup have been handed tricky groups at the tournament with Tunisia drawn to face world champions France while Cameroon will play five-time winners Brazil
[MAP] Rabat -- His Majesty King Mohammed VI has sent a message of congratulations to the members of the national football team, following qualification for the 2022 World Cup, which will be hosted by the brotherly State of Qatar.
[MAP] Marrakech -- The Executive Director of the international NGO 'Free the Slaves', Bukeni Waruzi, praised Morocco's "exemplary" efforts in fighting against modern slavery, especially since the Kingdom is a pioneer country of the Alliance 8.7.
[MAP] Rabat -- The U.S. position on the Moroccan autonomy initiative in the Sahara has been constant for several U.S. administrations, said Tuesday the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita.
[MAP] Rabat -- At the end of the match between the national football team and its counterpart from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, His Majesty King Mohammed VI congratulated the national team's members following qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
[MAP] Paris -- The Moroccan-French Permanent Joint Migration Group (GMMP), meeting on Monday in Paris, welcomed the "progress" achieved in the cooperation between the two countries in the area of migration.
[MAP] Abidjan -- A framework agreement relating to the development of a strategic partnership between the Ivorian government and the Office chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) was signed on Monday in Abidjan, in order to boost Ivorian agricultural competitiveness and strengthen the impact of local development policies on rural populations.
[CAF] Chancel Mbemba and his Democratic Republic of Congo mates welcome their Moroccan counterpart this Friday at the Stade de Martyrs in Kinshasa in the first leg of the winner take all 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff game promising fireworks.
[Capital FM] Kisumu -- Kisumu County Government has signed a Bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Morocco's Regional Council of Rabat-Sale-Kenitra that will enhance bilateral collaboration between the two governments.
[DW] Karima Benyaich, recalled by Rabat last year, is back in Madrid after Spain changed its policy on Western Sahara. But Algeria, which opposes Spain's backing of Morocco's plans for the region, has now recalled its envoy.
[MAP] Rabat -- The House of Representatives (lower house) has been participating, since Monday in Accra, Ghana, in the Reflection Forum on Unconstitutional Changes of Government in Africa, organized by the African Union.
[MAP] Tokyo -- Morocco's ambassador to Japan, Rachad Bouhlal, highlighted, Wednesday in Tokyo, Morocco's experience in promoting gender equality, noting that the Kingdom has made this issue a proactive strategy.
[MAP] New York (United Nations) -- Under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, Morocco has made the promotion and protection of women's rights a "national priority", said Tuesday in New York minister of Solidarity, Social Integration and Family, Aawatif Hayar.