Français | الـعـربـيـة
Latest News

Marrakech to Host 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Nov. 20-21

Rabat - Held under the High patronage of King Mohammed VI, Morocco will host the 5th Edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, in Marrakech on November 20-21st, 2014, under the theme "Harnessing the Power of Technology for Innovation and Entrepreneurship," said on Tuesday a statement by the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As a result of the Royal visit conducted by King Mohammed VI of Morocco to Washingt ...

Read more

FM chairs first meeting in preparation for 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Rabat - Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar chaired, on Tuesday in Rabat, the first meeting of the preparatory committee for the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit slated in Marrakech on November 20-21. On the occasion, Mezouar lauded the selection of Morocco as a host country which reflects the active role Morocco plays in the overall economic development of the African continent, and the Kingdom’s leader ...

Read more

Morocco, Russia to Strengthen Cooperation in Agriculture and Fisheries

Rabat - Morocco's minister of agriculture and sea fisheries, Aziz Akhannouch, reviewed on Tuesday with Russian agriculture minister, Nikolai Fiodorov and chairman of the Russian fisheries Agency, means to consolidate bilateral cooperation in agriculture and sea fisheries. The Russian agriculture minister told reporters that the meeting, taking place on the eve of the Moroccan-Russian joint commission, "mean ...

Read more

Morocco’s Minister of Higher Education: Students Must Master English to Access Science Universities

Taroudant, Morocco - After various statements made by Lahcen Daoudi, Minister of Higher Education, in which he highlighted the importance of English for students aspiring to build a bright future, the Moroccan official has reportedly signed a circular making it obligatory for scientific students to master English language before they can be admitted in science Universities. According to Radio Deluxe, Lahcen ...

Read more

RAM Charters Special Flight to Carry Humanitarian Aid To Liberia

Casablanca - Morocco’s airliner Royal Air Morocco (RAM) chartered, Monday, a special flight carrying 15 tons of humanitarian aid to Liberia. This flight, the first of its kind, reinforces the regular flights that have shipped, since September 1st, some 30 tons of humanitarian aid to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea-Conakry, the countries most affected by the epidemic of Ebola, Amine El Farsi, Managing direc ...

Read more

Trash Collection Delays in Marrakech Spark Health Concerns

Marrakech - Over the last few weeks, large piles of unsightly rubbish have been accumulating in areas of Marrakech giving rise to concerns about public health in the extreme heat as trash collection is delayed while temperatures have soared into the 90s. Longs delays in trash collection are not normal in Marrakech, and the Moroccan authorities have made serious efforts to have regular rubbish collections. T ...

Read more

6 Moroccan women ministers in Forbes’ 200 most powerful Arab women

Rabat - Six Moroccan women ministers made it to Forbes Magazine list of the 200 most powerful women in the Arab world in the category "Government." The first Moroccan woman minister on the list is Fatema Marouan, Minister of Handicrafts, social & Solidarity Economy, who was ranked 19th, followed by Bassima Hakkaoui, Minister of Solidarity, women, Family & Social Development, ranked 22nd. Mbarka Boua ...

Read more

UK: New All-Girl Muslim School Opened its Doors, Encourages Academic Excellence

Taroudante- A new all-girl Muslim school opened its doors in the city of Coventry, West Midlands, England, encouraging students to aspire to high positions in the country by joining top universities, according to the local Coventry telegraph. For now, the school serves students in temporary buildings on Lincoln Street, Foleshill while permanent premises are still under construction. The school hosts 153 stu ...

Read more

Over 656,000 Students Enrolled in Moroccan Universities for 2014-2015 Academic Year

Rabat - Some 656,467 student have been enrolled in Moroccan universities for the 2014-2015 academic year, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executives Training, Lahcen Daoudi, said Tuesday. The number of students enrolled in Moroccan universities rose by 47 percent from 446,985 during the 2011-2012 academic year to 656,467 during the 2014-2015 academic year, Daoudi said at MAP Forum, hel ...

Read more

Morocco hosts second informal meeting on foreign fighters in Syria

Rabat - Rabat is hosting this Tuesday the second informal meeting on foreign fighters in Syria, co-sponsored by Morocco and the European Union. The meeting, held after the Brussels session held last February, is co-chaired by secretary general of the Moroccan ministry of foreign affairs and cooperation, Nasser Bourita, and the EU counterterrorism coordinator Gilles De Kerchove. Several EU member-states, Ara ...

Read more

Morocco’s iMote Participates in Dublin’s Technology Web Summit

Taroudant, Morocco - The Morocco-based startup iMote, a gesture control app, is one of ten exciting African tech startups (along with nearly 200 companies) that are set to compete in the annual Web Summit conference, Europe’s largest start-up competition, to be held November 4 to 6 in Dublin, Ireland. The Moroccan-based developer will compete with other high tech innovations from around the world in Dublin’ ...

Read more

London Woman Climbs Morocco’s Highest Peaks “In Memory of Her Dad”

Taroudant, Morocco - Away from the fever of international “bucket challenge,” which has swept the world recently, Julie Twydell, from Bromley, London, has issued a challenge to climb Morocco’s highest peaks “in memory of her dad.” According to Newsshopper, the 32-year-old graphic designer landed in Morocco on Friday, September 12, “to face the tough challenge of clambering up the Atlas Mountains.” Since she ...

Read more

© 2011 - 2014, Morocco World News

Scroll to top