Africa: 4 Men Held in Tourist Killings in Morocco, its Act of Terror says Denmark

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The authorities in Morocco said on Thursday that three more suspects had been arrested in the killings of two Scandinavian tourists in the Atlas Mountains, in what Danish officials suggested was an act of terror linked to the Islamic State. The Central Office of Judicial Research in Morocco said in a statement that the three suspects had been detained in […]

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Africa: Female Sex Tourism in Morocco, Holiday Romance or Hypocrisy

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One under-researched branch of exploitation in Morocco reverses the stereotypical paradigm of prostitution: female tourists traveling for sex. And it’s on the rise. Prostitution often exploits the vulnerable in a society, and Morocco is no exception; Assabah estimates there are 5,000 houses and villas dedicated to sex tourism in Casablanca alone. Most often, the concept of sex tourism brings to […]

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Aviation: Morocco eyes $3bn turnover by 2020

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By 2020, Morocco plans to bring revenues generated by its aviation sector to $3 billion. This was revealed by the country’s ministry of industry, trade and digital economy, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, who added that the sector should create more than 23,000 jobs over the period considered. Moreover, Moroccan authorities intend to double local content rate (the level of contribution of […]

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Africa: Don’t admit Morocco into ECOWAS. It is coming for revenge on Western Sahara pleads – Anyaoku

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Former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow Morocco to join the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS). Anyaoku made the call in Lagos yesterday while delivering the second annual Akintola Williams Foundation’s lecture titled: ‘Re-establishing Nigeria’s Leadership Position in the World’. According to him, allowing Morocco to be […]

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Africa: A day in the life of Rwanda’s first lady

A day in the life of Rwanda’s first lady Rwanda is a global model for gender equality, and a stellar example of how communities can be mobilised for nation-building. In an exclusive interview with FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, the country’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, tells us how the 15-year-old Imbuto Foundation has been taking Rwanda and its people forward. The article […]

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Africa: How Morocco charmed its way back to AU

How Morocco charmed its way back to AU The concerns of South African government officials regarding Morocco’s recent readmission to the AU were outlined in an article published Tuesday by Johannesburg-based newspaper Daily Maverick. Saying the decision was “bad news for South Africa,” the article quoted one South African official who called it “a regrettable decision” due to the country’s […]

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News: Sustainable Tourism and it’s impact on African Tourism

Sustainable Tourism and it’s impact on African Tourism This year’s COP22 summit in Morocco was largely overshadowed by the election of Donald Trump and his promise to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement concluded under President Obama the year before. As a result, many of the small successes the COP22 did manage to achieve have largely been overlooked. On […]

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AU Membership: Why Africa must stop taking insults from Morocco

Cooperation between Africa and the Arab countries falls within an inter-continental partnership framework. The Fourth Afro-Arab Summit was held on Tuesday, 22nd November, 2016 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea in Africa. The foundations of the summit were laid in 1977 when the first summit took place in Cairo, Egypt. In March 1977, a political declaration detailing the modalities for cooperation was […]

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Tourism: The Tourism Slogans of the countries of the world

It’s not easy summarising the spirit of an entire country using just a few words. In fact, tourism boards spend millions brainstorming the perfect slogan – with suitably differing results. It’s interesting to see how various countries around the world see and sell themselves – from Armenia’s blunt ‘Visit Armenia, it is beautiful’, and Jordan’s pointless ‘Yes, it’s Jordan’, to […]

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AU Membership: Morocco starts Arab/African war as it leads Arab walkout at Arab-Africa Summit

By Friday Nwosu Morocco’s drive towards its re-admittance into the African Union may have suffered a setback as the country staged a walkout at the Arab-Africa summit, leading eight other Arab nations along with it. Morocco is already acting desperate and trying to bully Africans into accepting its membership. Morocco arrogance is already manifesting in its attitude to Africa and […]

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