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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 ...

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Displacement of Peoples Threatens World Security and Stability

Marrakech - The European Border agency, Frontex, is responsible for protecting Europe’s borders from the growing numbers of refugees and asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Africa, who are fleeing violence, genocide and poverty, in search of a better life in the European Union (EU). Thousands are dying in unseaworthy boats, victims of unscrupulous people traffickers. Off the coast of North Afri ...

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FGM survivors may regain the ability to experience an orgasm due to new surgical technique

London - Lack of orgasm for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) may now be a thing of the past thanks to new surgery Women who have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) may be able to regain the ability to experience an orgasm through a reconstructive surgery offered by a surgeon in France. Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female circumcision or female genital cutting, is defined by the World ...

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Rabat: Young African MPs Establish their Union

Rabat - The Union of Young African Parliamentarians, a political platform for exchange between new African political leaders, held on Thursday in Rabat its constituent Assembly. The Union will provide a new platform to reinforce cooperation between African parliaments, as it will allow for the establishment of a legislative body up to the expectations of the African people, Vice-Speaker of the House of Repr ...

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Morocco Reaffirms Commitment to Fostering Ties with African Countries

Rabat  -Minister delegate for foreign affairs Mbarka Bouaida reiterated Morocco's commitment to fostering ties with African countries according to an active, solidarity-based approach, as part of HM King Mohammed VI's strategic vision. Bouaida, who was speaking at a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development of Sao Tome and Principe Antonio Alvaro Da Graca Dias, also expressed ...

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FM meets OIC envoy on means to promote peace and security in Central Africa

Rabat - Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar met, on Monday, with the envoy of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to Central Africa, Sheikh Tidiane Gadio, on means to promote peace and security in the country as laid in OIC's plan. In a statement to the press after the talks, Mezouar said that, as of next September, Morocco will foster the UN force in the said country by increasing its peacek ...

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WHO Says Number of Ebola Cases Reached 2,240

By Ismail Elouafi Fez - The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Tuesday that the number of Ebola cases has increased to 2,240, with 1,229 ending in death. The WHO called again for an international health emergency to handle the spread of Ebola in West Africa. WHO is working with many international organizations such as U.N.'s World Food Program (WFP) to deliver food for people who are still in their ...

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Ebola Virus Claims More Than 1000 Lives in West Africa

By Ismail Elouafi Fez - The most recent numbers from the World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that more than 1000 people have been killed by Ebola in West Africa. 1069 have been infected and have died, with 128 new cases and 56 deaths reported on August 10 and 11 alone. Sierra Leone and Guinea are the two African countries most seriously affected by the Ebola virus, according to Time magazine. Sierra Le ...

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FIFA: 2015 African Cup of Nations May Be Postponed Due to Ebola Virus

Rabat -The International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) has confirmed that the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) will likely be postponed. It is currently scheduled from January 17 to February 8 of next year, in Morocco. As Ebola virus is preventing several African countries from holding qualifying games, and as a result, FIFA officials revealed that the 30th edition of AFCON may be postponed. The M ...

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Morocco Honors Moroccans Living Abroad in a ceremony in Rabat

By Ouassima Boujrad Fez - In celebration of “National Day of the Moroccan Community Residing Abroad,” the Ministry in Charge of Moroccans Living Abroad and Migration Affairs hosted a ceremony on Sunday, August 10, in Rabat, to honor citizens living outside the Moroccan kingdom.  In a show of “Gratitude and appreciation to a pioneering generation,” the ceremony hailed the  “pioneers,” or the first Moroccan g ...

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WHO: Ebola is Now an International Health Emergency

Casablanca — The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is no longer just a matter of the affected countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, New Guinea and Nigeria. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Ebola an international health emergency. With around 1000 deaths due to Ebola in West Africa having been reported to the WHO, the organization has declared an international health emergency in an effort to conta ...

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Ebola outbreak in West Africa : WHO could declare ‘international health emergency’

Geneva  -  The UN World Health Organization WHO will examine the possibility of declaring the West Africa's Ebola outbreak an "international health emergency" as the death tolls nears 900. The WHO will convene a two-day meeting of its emergency committee to determine whether the current Ebola viral disease outbreak in West Africa is a public health emergency of international concern, said the UN body in a r ...

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