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Washington to hold an international forum to honor Moroccan journalists

Taroudant, Morocco- The Moroccan American Network announced that they will hold a ceremony to honor a number of U.S.-based Moroccan journalists on June 20th-21st in Washington, D.C. The event recognizes "Moroccan journalists’ selfless service. They are actively working in the American and prestigious foreign media outlets, where they demonstrated their merits and competencies in the big field of media, Moha ...

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Calculated controversy as marketing strategy in Coca-Cola’s ad campaign

Philadelphia - Last Sunday, Coca-Cola debuted its “America the Beautiful” commercial during the Super Bowl, taking heavy criticism in some circles for perceived defamation of a patriotic American song. The ad features bilingual American women singing the quasi-national anthem in seven languages, including English, Spanish and Senegalese, and triggered outrage and heated debate across the country - exactly a ...

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Morocco Ranks 4th of African Countries in Numbers of Facebook Users

Taroudant- According to  Socialbakers.com, Morocco ranks fourth in the top ten African countries in the number of users it has on the social media network Facebook. The kingdom came in just ahead of Algeria and Tunisia, which were 5th and 6th respectively, thus becoming the top one of the North African countries that use FaceBook. Egypt came out on top for all African Facebook users, having experienced a ma ...

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India determined to reinforce cooperation relations with Morocco, Indian FM

Marrakech- Indian foreign minister Shri Salman Khurshid expressed, Saturday, his country's determination to foster cooperation ties with Morocco. India wants to foster its cooperation with Morocco in the economic, academic and security fields, in addition to the counter-terrorism area, Khurshid told the press after an audience granted by HM King Mohammed VI at the Marrakech royal palace.  He said he was hon ...

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Canada: Moroccan woman dies after her scarf was allegedly caught in escalator

Taroudant, Morocco- According to Journaldemontreal, Naima Rharouity a Moroccan woman was found dead Thursday morning in the Fabre metro station in Montreal, in mysterious circumstances. The same source added that the exact causes surrounding the death of Naima Rharouity were still unknown. The Quebec Montreal Agency (QMI) said that Naima Rharouity, 47, has died after her scarf got snagged in an escalator at ...

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Ancelotti: “Madrid will sleep well tonight”

Rabat- Real Madrid’s 5-0 victory on Saturday over hosts Real Betis saw the team’s manager Carlo Ancelotti celebrating his 500th competitive win of his coaching career. Ancelotti won 24 games in La Liga, 49 wins in Ligue 1 with PSG, 67 victories for Chelsea, and 360 triumphs during his coaching years in Italy’s Serie A. The Italian seemed happy with his side’s win saying that “everything went well in the gam ...

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In pictures: American star Usher enjoying Morocco

Marrakech - Like many other international celebrities, Usher spent New Year’s Eve in Marrakech, Morocco’s most glamorous touristic destination. But the American star did not settle for Marrakech. He seemingly wanted to extend his stay in Morocco and enjoy its beautiful and welcoming landscapes. On Friday, Usher shared a number of his pictures in Morocco with his fans. The following pictures have been posted ...

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King Mohammed VI calls Raja’s coach, congratulates him for historic win

Fez- King Mohammed VI on Wednesday night congratulated the coach of Raja of Casablanca, Mr. Faouzi Benzarti. In a phone call immediately after Raja’s historic win over Brazil’s Atletico Mineiro, the King congratulated the seasoned Tunisian coach and the players for their qualification to the final of the FIFA Club World Cup, which is taking place in Morocco from 11 through 21 December. In a statement to Al ...

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Moroccans celebrate Raja’s qualification to the final of the Club World Cup

Fez- Moroccans from all walks of life are celebrating at the unison the deserved victory of Raja of Casablanca over Brazil’s Atletico Miniero in a heroic match that will remain for years if not decades to come in the memory of the Moroccan people. Immediately after the final whistle of the referee, which sealed the fate of the game, tens of thousands of Moroccans across the country took to the street to sha ...

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Mohamed Ouzzine: a casting error in the Moroccan government

Rabat- There is a sense of lack of confidence among the leaders of the Popular Movement, the party of the Minister of Urbanism and Development, Mohand Laenser. One of the most prominent Ministers in the Popular Party movement is going through some tough times due to some successive blunders to the point that militants of PM do not hesitate to speak about a “terrible casting error.” The Minister of Youth and ...

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Morocco lags behind in sexual and reproductive health: NGO

Rabat - The Moroccan Family Planning Association (MFPA) estimates that progress made by Morocco in the field of sexual and reproductive health is not sufficient, according to MAP. The MFPA warned of gaps in maternal mortality, access to sexual and reproductive health and the fight against acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). "Despite the progress achieved in the plan of action of the International Con ...

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Today’s Readers and the Death of Reflection

Casablanca - On Monday, MWN published a news story entitled, “Morocco: A Man Arrested for Raping 70 Women.” As its title already implies, the news story was on a 50-year-old man who was arrested for raping and robbing 70 women, aged between 6 and 45 years old. The article provided details on how the suspect had selected and subsequently raped his 70 victims. The article was anything but a piece of news one ...

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