Moroccan Journalist Meryem Bouzaachane Gives Voice to Those With No Voice

By Youssef Igrouane Meknes - Meryem Bouzaachane, a 24-year-old Moroccan journalist at Al Akhbar newspaper, has won the youth journalist award in Dubai as part of the 14th annual Arab Media Forum. In an exclusive interview with Morocco World News, youth journalist award winner Meryem Bouzaachane described her life journey and the troubles and triumphs she experienced along the way. Bouzaachane prides herself ...

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Sanaa Boukhlis: Journey from Biology to Journalism

By Youssef IGrouane Meknes - Sanaa Boukhlis is a 32-year-old Moroccan journalist at Maghreb Al Yaoum, as well as a wife and a mother. Boukhlis has been awarded the Humanitarian Journalism Award at the 14th annual Arab Media Forum held in Dubai recently. She is the first Moroccan journalist to received this award. Sanaa Boukhlis has a passion for words and investigating the truth. She believes that nothing i ...

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Oussama El Khairi, a Dancer Out of Nowhere

By Ouassima Boujrad Ifrane – Oussama Elkhairi AKA PerixStep is a rising artist at Al Akhawayn University Ifran. The 18-year-old Moroccan dancer known as PerixStep is full of sensation on and off the stage. Perixstep is praised for his stunning performances among the AUI community and spends the rest of his time as a passionate student at Al Akhawayn University. Al Akhawayn University Ifran is small but hous ...

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AIESEC Rabat Launches the Innovation Challenge Competition

Rabat - The local committee of AIESEC in Rabat has launched, in collaboration with Mohammed V University in Rabat, the Innovation Challenge, a competition for youth that allows them to participate a simulation of the real work environment. The competition will take place on May 15 through 17. To meet the real needs of the Moroccan community, the Innovation Challenge seeks to build, develop, and support a ne ...

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Rabat’s Youth to Business Forum to Discuss Innovation and Technology

By Hind Moumou Rabat - The AIESEC Local Committee of Hassan will organize the Rabat Youth to Business Forum on May 9, in Rabat at Centre de Formation et d'Expertise pour l'Entreprise  (FSE). The purpose of this international event, sponsored by AIESEC, is to bridge the gap between students, young leaders and companies and aims at providing a platform for students, as potential employees, as customers, or as ...

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Al Akhawayn University’s Moroccan Politics Club Meets with Minister of Communication

By Ouassima Boujrad Rabat - The Moroccan Politics Club at Al Akhawayn University (AUI) paid an official visit to the Ministry of Communication in Rabat on Monday, 13 April  2015. As its name indicates, the Moroccan Politics Clubs (MPC) is a student organization at AUI. It focuses on Moroccan politics and seeks to improve the concept of politics among the students of AUI through a variety of activities. MPC ...

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Moroccan Woman Fights Cancer With a Smile on Facebook

Rabat - Dalal, a young Moroccan girl, diagnosed with bone cancer, shared her story on Facebook, to raise awareness about this illness in Moroccan society. Dalal managed to combat her fears and concerns “to be judged and misunderstood,” by the society and decided to fight against her disease with a smiling photo profile posted on Facebook. The young Moroccan girl said that the aim behind creating a Facebook ...

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Ben Smim: An Abandoned Hospital in an Unknown Tourist Destination

By Youssef Igrouane Meknes - The Kingdom is going through a crisis in the health field, and I cannot find the words to express the extent of the trauma I feel from such a big loss for Moroccans. I was going on an excursion to an amazing and calm place in the core of the Middle Atlas; an inspired area where human beings acknowledge their egos spontaneously. It is also soothing place where people forget life’ ...

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Little girl to King Mohammed VI: ‘My Uncle the King, I want to Live in Safety’

Rabat - A Moroccan little girl posted a video to YouTube in which she expressed her feelings in the wake of the Tan Tan tragedy last week that claimed the lives of 34 people, including little children between the age of eight and fourteen. She asked King Mohammed VI to fulfill a wish she shares with a number of her peers which is to live a life free of fear. The girl said that children her age now fear bein ...

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A Chinese Father Sells His Dignity to Save His Sick Son

By Amine Mechaal Rabat - With a horse-head helmet and a sign reading: “Five yuan ($0.80) per ride. Good Samaritans, please ride on me,” a 38-year-old Chinese father tries to raise money for his sick son in the streets of China. Since last Wednesday, Chinese social media has been shedding light on Chen Yuntao after he offered rides-for-money to passengers on a street in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Provi ...

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Moroccans Express Solidarity With Victim of Road Accident Amidst Silence of Government

Rabat - Although the silence of authorities is deafening in the wake of the Friday tragedy that claimed the lives of 31 people, including 20 promising young athletes between the age of 10 and 14, many Moroccans took to social media platforms in order to express full solidarity to the families of the victims and to call for accountability. On Friday, April 10th, a bus carrying nearly 50 people and a tanker t ...

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Tunisian Activist: Idleness Leads Youth to Kill Themselves or Kill Others

Tunis - On April 3, five students at the Bazina Preparatory School in Bizerte, northern Tunisia, attempted A few days before, young terrorists attacked the Bardo Museum in Tunis. Morocco World News recently met with Lilia Ben Hmida, director of programs at the Tunisian Association for Management and Social Stability (TAMS), to discuss what causes young people to turn towards suicide or terrorism and what ca ...

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