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Can Ramaphosa Revitalise South Africa's Foreign Policy?

[ISS] Many South Africans are hoping that Cyril Ramaphosa will inject badly needed energy, integrity and economic savvy into the country's lacklustre and sometimes corrupt and ideologically clouded policies - domestic and foreign. (AllAfrica)

Morocco - a Beacon of Hope for Christianity in the Middle East

[New Dawn] Throughout history, Christianity has played a central role in the Middle East and North Africa. Distinct sites from both the ancient and modern times demonstrate Christianity's unique and vast place in the region. Tragically, Christianity's cultural and contemporary position in the region is persistently under attack. (AllAfrica)

Chipolopolo Arrive in Morocco for CHAN - Face Uganda On Sunday

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia National team has set up camp at the Adam Park Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco. (AllAfrica)

Trial of Al Hoceima Events Suspects Postponed to Friday Before Casablanca's Appeal Court

[MAP] Casablanca -The trial of the individuals accused of involvement in the Al Hoceima events was postponed to Jan. 12, 2018, the public prosecutor at Casablanca's appeal court said. (AllAfrica)

Ministerial Conference for African Agenda On Migration Kicks Off in Rabat

[MAP] Rabat -The ministerial conference for an African agenda on migration opened, Tuesday in Rabat, with the participation of some 20 African ministers and government officials. (AllAfrica)

HM the King Sends Written Message to Emir of Qatar

[MAP] Doha -Emir of Qatar, HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, received Wednesday in Doha ministers of foreign affairs and of economy and finance, Nasser Bourita and Mohamed Boussaid, respectively, who handed him a written message from HM King Mohammed VI. (AllAfrica)

Chile's Senate Approves Resolution in Support of Morocco's Autonomy Plan in Sahara

[MAP] Santiago -Chile's Senate adopted, on Tuesday in Valparaiso, a resolution in support of the Moroccan autonomy initiative, less than a week after the National Congress approved a similar resolution. (AllAfrica)

Morocco to Share Its Experience in Migration With African Countries, Minister Says

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco is ready to share its experience in the area of migration with African countries and to help the continent to have a common vision on this issue, Minister Delegate for Moroccans Living Abroad and Migration Affairs, Abdelkrim Benatiq, said Tuesday in Rabat. (AllAfrica)

World Bank Projects 3.1 Percent Global Growth in 2018

[MAP] Washington -Global economic growth will reach 3.1% in 2018 and slightly moderate later, the World Bank said in a new report. (AllAfrica)

Morocco, India Discuss Means to Develop Cooperation in Housing Sector

[MAP] Rabat -State Secretary for housing, Fatna El Khiel, and India's ambassador to Morocco, Kheya Bhattacharya, discussed here on Tuesday the means to develop cooperation between the two countries in the housing sector. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Wydad Casablanca Sack Head Coach

[MAP] Rabat -Wydad Casablanca announced on Tuesday they have sacked Hussein Ammouta as head coach. (AllAfrica)

Casablanca - Malawian FM Holds Talks With Employers' Association Officials

[MAP] Casablanca -Malawian Foreign minister Emmanuel Fabiano held, in Casablanca, talks with chairman of Africa and South-South relations commission of the Moroccan Employers' Association (CGEM), Abdou Diop. (AllAfrica)

5th Morocco-Quebec Joint Parliamentary Committee Opens in Rabat

[MAP] Rabat -The 5th session of Morocco-Quebec joint parliamentary committee opened, Tuesday in Rabat, under the chairmanship of speaker of the House of Representatives, Habib El Malki, and president of Quebec National Assembly, Jacques Chagnon. (AllAfrica)

Govt. Positively Interacted With Demands of Jerada Population (Minister)

[MAP] Rabat -Minister of Energy, Mining and Sustainable Development Aziz Rabbah said, Monday in Rabat, that the government has positively interacted with the demands of the population of Jerada in all sectors. (AllAfrica)

Al Haouz Cold Wave - Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity Assists 2,000 Families in Distress

[MAP] Al Haouz Province -The Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity distributed over the weekend in the Al Haouz province aid for 2,000 families from landlocked areas in order to fight the cold wave and weather its impact. (AllAfrica)

Bill On Map Organization Aims to Keep Pace With Changes in Information Sector - Minister

[MAP] Rabat -The bill on the organization of the Moroccan news agency (MAP), which is part of the implementation of the constitution, seeks to keep pace with changes in the information sector, minister of Culture and Communication, Mohamed Laaraj, said Monday in Rabat. (AllAfrica)

Dormitories of Hope

[PR Newswire] London -Article by British Ambassador to Morocco, Mr Thomas Reilly, on his visit to a dormitory in the Atlas Mountains. (AllAfrica)

Morocco Reiterates Support for Burkina Faso in Combating Terrorism

[MAP] Ouagadougou -Moroccan ambassador in Ouagadougou and doyen of the diplomatic corps accredited in Burkina Faso, Farhat Bouazza, reiterated before president of this west-African country, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, the support of friendly countries and partners, including Morocco, in the fight against terrorism. (AllAfrica)

El Guergarat Crisis - Morocco Against Dispatching UN Mission

[SPS] New York -Morocco had strongly opposed the United Nations' request to dispatch a technical mission to El Guergarat to examine ways to resolve the crisis in this buffer zone in the south of Western Sahara, The Polisario Front told APS on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Rabat to Host 5th Session of Morocco-Quebec Joint Parliamentary Committee

[MAP] Rabat -Rabat will host the 5th session of Morocco-Quebec joint parliamentary committee, to be held on January 8-12 at the headquarters of the House of Representatives (lower house). (AllAfrica)

Egypt, Guest of Honor of Next Casablanca International Publishing & Book Fair

[MAP] Rabat -Egypt will be the guest of honor of the 24th edition of Casablanca's international publishing and book fair, to be held on February 8-18, said the ministry of Culture and Communication. (AllAfrica)

Kuna, Map Discuss Means to Strengthen Cooperation

[MAP] Kuwait City -Board Chairman and Director General of Kuwait news agency (KUNA), Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah, and Director General of Morocco's news agency (MAP), Khalil Hachimi Idrissi, discussed on Monday in Kuwait City the means to strengthen cooperation between the two agencies. (AllAfrica)

Morocco Consolidates Its Position As Spain's Main Supplier of Fruits & Vegetables in 2017 (Spanish Federation)

[MAP] Madrid -Morocco consolidated its position as Spain's main supplier of fruits and vegetables in 2017, with exports worth 462.3 million Euros until last October, said the Spanish Federation of Associations of Producers and Exporters of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers and Live Plants (FEPEX). (AllAfrica)

Malawi Wants to Benefit From Morocco's Experience in Transport Sector

[MAP] Rabat -Malawi's minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emmanuel Fabiano, expressed hope to benefit from the Moroccan experience in the sector of transport. (AllAfrica)

Morocco & Malawi Committed to Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation in Agriculture

[MAP] Rabat -Secretary of state for Rural Development, Water and Forests Hamou Ouhelli held, Monday, talks with Malawian minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Emmanuel Fabiano, on means to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture. (AllAfrica)

Morocco Participates in 13th Ordinary Meeting of African Chiefs of Defense Staff & Heads of Security & Safety Services

[MAP] Addis Ababa -Morocco is taking part in the 13th ordinary meeting of African chiefs of defense staff and heads of security and safety services, which opened Monday at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis-Ababa. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Chan2018 - National Squad Leave With Confidence for Morocco

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Football Squad left last Sunday for Morocco, host of the 2018 African Nations Cup for Home-based Players (CHAN), with a display of confidence in getting a positive result from their participation in this continental competition, which is scheduled to happen from 13 January to 04 February. (AllAfrica)

Morocco Says 'Polisario' Scuttles Political Process in Guergarat

[MAP] New York -In a statement to MAP, permanent representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations in New York, ambassador Omar Hilale, took note with appreciation of the release of UN secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, published on Saturday, on the recent provocations of the "polisario" in Guergarat, in the Moroccan Sahara, affirming that the secretary-general fully shares the deep concern of the Kingdom of Morocco with regard to violations of the Military Agreements and threats to the cease-fire by the "p (AllAfrica)

CHAN - Eagles Flight to Morocco Suffers Delay

[Vanguard] Plans by the Super Eagles team B to have at least a week's acclimatisation training in Morocco before their CAF African Nations Championship opener against Rwanda on January 15 appears to have hit the rocks. (AllAfrica)

Up to 2 Years in Prison for 8 Suspects Over Terror Charges

[MAP] Rabat -The Salé Appeal Court gave on Thursday verdicts ranging from 1 to 2 years in prison with no remission against eight suspects standing trial over terrorism-linked charges. (AllAfrica)

Minister Lauds Morocco's Unwavering Support for Palestinian Cause

[MAP] Rabat -Palestinian minister for inmates' affairs Issa Qaraqe lauded, Wednesday in Rabat, Morocco's unwavering support for the Palestinian cause. (AllAfrica)