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Ethics in the Workplace

By Laila Ajrouh Ifran - We spend most of our day at work; this is why changing the work environment into a happier living place has always been a great challenge for many organizations and institutions. Tremendous attempts have been made; however, we still witness disappointments and failures. One of the key remedies acknowledged by consensus within almost all sectors to ameliorate this crucial problem is e ...

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Stop the Hate!

By Chaymae Fahassa Kser Kbir - Often times, we turn on the T.V., read a newspaper, or peruse a magazine, to learn what is happening in the world. It doesn’t take long before we realize that, all around us, is chaos, an endless, maddening madness! Is no one safe from wars, explosions, terrorist attacks, or hate crimes these days?   If you believe tabloid journalism, and the dark brains who control them, you ...

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Video: Young Moroccan Rants Against ONCF Delays at Train Station

Rabat - A young woman, who recently returned from a stay in France, broke down at a train station after waiting for nearly half an hour for a train to take her to Casablanca.  The woman, who did not identify herself nor her location, ranted about her frustrations in a video she recorded of herself on a mobile phone. Haditouna TV, an online magazine, published the video on its YouTube channel on Thursday. "I ...

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Moroccan Startup SkillsMotion Selected in GIST Tech-I Semifinals

By Asmaa Bahadi Rabat - The Moroccan startup SkillsMotion has been qualified among 102 semi-finalists in the international competition Global Innovation Through Science and Technology (GIST Tech-I). SkillsMotion is a Moroccan social enterprise that aims to boost young graduates’ employability by assisting them in connecting with recruiters through innovative video-résumés and providing job seekers with a se ...

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Kenitra to Host Fourth Annual TEDxENCGK

Rabat - TEDxENCGK is scheduled to take place on April 17 at l’Ecole Nationale de Commerce et de Gestion (ENCG), a public academic institution of higher education in Kenitra. Under the theme “Just Press Play,” ENCG will inaugurate its fourth annual TEDxENCGK event that will include talks given by prominent Moroccan public figures from multiple industries and fields. The organizers of TEDxENCGK have invited l ...

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CorpsAfrica: a new opportunity for moroccans to serve their own country

By Bochra Laghssais Marrakech - CorpsAfrica is a Moroccan-American nonprofit organization that addresses the critical need for professional and personal growth opportunities for young people across Africa by mobilizing them to combat poverty and empower the less fortunate through the facilitation of community led development. CorpsAfrica gives bright and ambitious young African individuals the opportunity t ...

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Dutch-Moroccan Child Attempts to Deliver Bottle of Perfume to King Mohammed VI

Rabat - Walid Yaqub, an 11-year-old Dutch child of Moroccan descent, insisted to present King Mohammed VI a gift on Tuesday during the monarch’s ongoing stay in Amsterdam, according to Hespress. The boy’s father, Mohammad Yaqub - who lives with family in the city of Utrecht - said his son admires Mohammed VI strongly and, bought a small bottle of perfume with his own money to present to the king in person. ...

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The Terrorist’s Son

By Mohammed Zraibi Rabat - One day, a feeling of curiosity led me to start checking out some inspirational speeches on YouTube. Soon, I came across an interesting speech entitled “The Terrorist’s Son,” and not long after, realized that it was made by the famous TED YouTube Channel. I imagine some of us are aware of their famous slogan, “Ideas worth spreading.” In addition to ideas, they aim to spread genuin ...

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Tangier Police Department Arrests Student for Attacking Classmate with Tear Gas

Rabat - Tangier Police Department allegedly arrested an 18-year-old student for attacking his classmate with a tear gas canister yesterday, March 24, according to news website Le360.  The arrest came after the detainee used a tear gas canister against his classmate at Allal El Fassi High School, causing a panic among the students, two of whom fainted.  Le360 added that five female students were admitted to ...

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Rabat Hosts First Computing Event “Girls Code Too”

By Imane Abou-said Ifrane - The Moroccan Association for Computing Machinery collaborates with Arab Women in Computing-Morocco to organize the first “Girls Code Too” event. The idea developed as a small gesture to celebrate brilliant girls in Morocco and honor their efforts in a field often labeled as a men’s area of expertise. The two associations took the opportunity to put Moroccan college girls under th ...

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Kadija Idrissi Janati Makes WEF’s Young Global Leaders 2016 List

By Asmaa Bahadi Rabat - The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced on March 16 its annual list of Young Global Leaders. This year, 121 artists, business entrepreneurs, scientists, government leaders and social activists under the age of 40 made the cut. The 2016 Forum of Young Global Leaders will take place March 20-30 in Davos Klosters, Switzerland. Each year the WEF nominates “leaders from all walks of life ...

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Morocco: Lissasfa Child Rapist Committed Similar Crimes Against Three Other Children

By Abdelghafour Halimi Casablanca - The association “Touche Pas à Mon Enfant” ("Don't touch my child") has declared that it will advocate on behalf of new victims who were abused by a minor in Lissasfa neighborhood in Casablanca. According to an official statement by the organization, the judicial investigations into the case of Imran, a four-year-old boy discovered on March 9 badly beaten, sexually abused ...

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