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Model of Moroccan Origin to Represent Belgium in Miss World 2014

Fez - Anissa Blondin, a young model of Moroccan origin, will represent Belgium at the 64th edition of Miss World pageant, Miss World 2014, which will be held on December 14 in London, according to the Belgian website Lavenir.net. Born to a Moroccan mother and a Belgian father, Anissa will replace Miss Belgium 2014, Laurence Langen, who opted out of the competition for personal reasons, the same source added ...

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Marrakech GES Summit: Workshop of Mentoring for Women Entrepreneurs

Olathe, Kansas- The annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) (November 19-21, 2014), in Marrakech, will feature a workshop that will focus on the advancement of women entrepreneurs. King Mohammed VI and President Obama determined that the annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit would be hosted in Morocco this year, showcasing Morocco’s marvelous history, heritage, and growing economic engine, on the world ...

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UN Welcomes Moroccan-Danish Initiative On Fight Against Torture

Geneva - The United Nations Committee against Torture welcomed Thursday the initiative launched last March by Morocco and Denmark to promote the international community’s commitment to fight against torture. The chairperson of the UN body Claudio Grossman stressed in a statement the importance of this global initiative in fighting against torture as part of the efforts aimed at promoting universal ratificat ...

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Morocco, Chad Give New Impetus To Bilateral Cooperation

Rabat - Morocco and Chad gave a strong momentum to their bilateral relations of cooperation after concluding Friday in Rabat several cooperation agreements covering various economic and social areas. Signed during a ceremony co-chaired by Morocco’s Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane and Chadian Prime Minister Kalzeubé Payimi Deubet, these agreements aim to make the most of the excellent relations betwee ...

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Morocco is an Ebola-free Country: Medical Sources

Rabat - A report published earlier this week by the Moroccan daily Assabah claimed that two suspected cases of Ebola were being treated at a Casablanca hospital. The report, which was published by a number of online news outlets, including MWN, was widely shared and commented on in social media.  In the absence of a communiqué from the Moroccan authorities, MWN investigated the veracity of report. But insid ...

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Suitcases of Ivoirian President, Other African Figures Stolen at Casablanca Airport

Rabat- According to the Moroccan news source Al Massae the suitcases of a number of public figures were stolen upon their arrival in Casablanca airport. In addition to the President of Cote D’Ivoire, a number of Mauritanian Ministers and a Mauritanian delegate for food security were also victims of theft at the airport. The airport authorities were taken aback when one of the victims reported the theft of h ...

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Morocco, FAO sign two agreements in agricultural sector

Rabat  - Morocco and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) signed Wednesday in Khemisset two agreements in the agricultural sector.  Signed by Agriculture and Marine Fisheries minister Aziz Akhannouch and the FOA representative in Morocco Michael George Hage on the sidelines of the world food Day, the first agreement is aimed at strengthening national capacities for assessing climate change economi ...

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A Moroccan Among the 10 Funniest People in the World

Marrakech- French-Moroccan comedian Mustapha El Atrassi is among the 10 funniest people in the world due to his recent success in an international competition of stand-up comedy, in which 41 countries are participating. El Atrassi managed to reach the semi-final of the competition launched by comedian Jamie Masada, owner of the American chain of comedy clubs "Laugh Factory." Jamie Masada, who is himself a s ...

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UAE: Saudi Customer Helps Woman Forced into Prostitution Return to Morocco

Rabat- Two Arab women are on trial for women trafficking by Dubai’s Criminal Court, according to the emirates247. The two defendants were reportedly prosecuted for exploiting a Moroccan woman, who was lured into the UAE with promises of working in a beauty salon, but found herself forced into prostitution. Upon her arrival in Dubai on January 24, the Moroccan victim learned that her job was prostitution. Wo ...

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Morocco NAIMUN 2014: The Voice of Youth (video)

This video is filmed during the North Africa International Model United Nations held in Marrakesh September 26-28, 2014. Attended by at least 50 international delegates, the event was very successful. It was a great opportunity for many students to be familiar with the rule of procedures of the UN, and unforgeable occasion that bring special people from different parts of the world to share their thoughts a ...

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Morocco Didn’t Give up on Hosting CAN 2015, Asked For Postponing it: Minister

Rabat - Morocco did not renounce to organizing the 30th Africa Cup of Nations (CAN 2015) but asked for postponing it on solid grounds, said youth and sports minister Mohamed Ouzzine. Speaking at the house of advisors' question time, Ouzzine noted that Morocco is ready, at the technical and logistical levels, to host the event and the Moroccan soccer team is also ready to give its best performance. The minis ...

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Morocco among Top 10 World Destinations to Visit In 2015

Taroudant - The travel publisher Lonely Planet has unveiled the top destinations in the world to visit in 2015. Morocco is included in the list.  Lonely Planet selected the kingdom among the top best world countries to visit in 2015 due to its proximity to Europe, unique style of cuisine and diversified and rich culture. Singapore, in Southeast Asia tops Lonely Planet’s top ten destinations, followed by Nam ...

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