Chaima Lahsini, Author at Morocco World News
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Chaima Lahsini

Chaima Lahsini
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Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat. She holds a BA from the university of Mohammed V in communication and information sciences. She previously worked as a subject matter expert for the account of Facebook Middle East Quarters in Casablanca, and was a regular volunteer on humanist projects around the MENA region with AIESEC programs.

Stock Exchange Market: MAD 22 Billion Lost in 2 Sessions

Stock Exchange Market: MAD 22 Billion Lost in 2 Sessions
Rabat - MASI dropped 1.91% to 11,726.24 points at the Casablanca Stock Exchange close on Thursday. The barometer of the most liquid values dropped...

Moroccan Port Traffic: A Strengthening of Exchanges

Port Traffic: A Strengthening of Exchanges
Rabat - Moroccan ports saw an 8.6% increase in activity in 2016, reports the National Ports Agency, with 121.1 million tons of goods transported...

BMCE Capital Opens New Index for West African Economy and Monetary...

BMCE Capital Opens New Index for West African Economy and Monetary Union
Rabat - Bank of Africa Capital (BOA), a joint venture between BMCE Capital and Bank of Africa, announced its new Wiener Börse Index (WBI) for the...

Les Panafricaines: 100 Women Journalists in Marrakech

Les Panafricaines: 100 Women Journalists in Marrakech
Rabat - On the International Women’s Rights Day this Wednesday, March 8, 2M Radio and the 2M Parity and Diversity Committee are organizing a...

Israel Denies Human Rights Watch Work Permit

Israel Denies Human Rights Watch Work Permit
Rabat - Israel will no longer grant work permits to foreign members of Human Rights Watch (HRW), which it accuses of bias, the NGO...

Morocco-Brazil: Diplomatic Visit Leads to New Trade Agreements

Morocco-Brazil: Diplomatic Visit Leads to New Trade Agreements
Rabat - Following a visit by Moroccan diplomats to Sao Paolo last week, Brazil and Morocco have agreed to sign a “new generation” agreement...

Tourism: Chinese Investors Look for Investment Opportunities in Morocco

Tourism: Chinese Investors Discovering Morocco
Rabat - A delegation of Chinese investors from the province of Guangzhou met with the Moroccan Society of Tourist Engineering (SMIT) on Monday, February...

Moroccan Diaspora: New Picture is Emerging

Moroccan Diaspora: New Picture is Emerging
Rabat - Reading between the lines of the seemingly unchanged data on Moroccan Diaspora, new trends become visible and are predicting a better profile.  In a major...

Morocco-Ghana: Attijariwafa Bank Signs MoU with GCB Bank

Morocco-Ghana: Attijariwafa Bank Signs MoU with GCB Bank
Rabat - Attijariwafa Bank (AWB) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB Bank Ltd) during King Mohammed VI’s tour in...

OMPIC: 75.000 Businesses Created in Morocco in 2016

OMPIC: 75.000 Businesses Created in Morocco in 2016
Rabat - A total of 74,807 companies were created in Morocco in 2016, including 39,896 legal entities and 34,911 private companies, according to a...

Economic Freedom Ranking: Morocco Comes 86th

Economic Freedom Ranking: Morocco Comes 86th
Rabat - Morocco has been ranked 86th in the Index of Economic Freedom established by the Heritage Foundation, a Washington-based think-tank, labeling it a...

Moroccan Consumer’s Confidence Crumbles

Moroccan Consumer’s Confidence Crumbles
Rabat - Moroccans are not really optimistic about their purchasing power, states Nielsen, an international company that conducts surveys on consumers around the world. According...

Historic First in Morocco: Justice Recognizes Natural Filiation

Historic First in Morocco: Justice Recognizes Natural Filiation
Rabat - An unprecedented first for the Moroccan judiciary system: Tangier’s trial court issued on January 30,2017 its first adjudication approving the principle of...

30.6% Historic Growth Record for Moroccan Handicraft Exports

30.6% Historic Growth Record for Moroccan Handicraft Exports
Rabat - Handicraft exports increased by 30.6% this late January compared to the same period in 2016, registering an historic growth for the industry. According to...

Customs Revenues Rise by 17.8% by late January

Customs Revenues Rise by 17.8% by late January
Rabat - Statistics released by the General Treasury have shown that tax revenue reached MAD 17.3 billion at the end of January 2017, compared...

Morocco’s Central Guarantee Fund Activity Up by 33% in 2016

Morocco’s Central Guarantee Fund Activity Up by 33% in 2016
Rabat - In 2016, the total activity of Morocco’s Central Guarantee Fund (CCg), both for businesses and private individuals, totaled MAD 21 billion of...

Agriculture: A Dangerous Bacterium Threatens Morocco

Agriculture: A Dangerous Bacterium Threatens Morocco
Rabat - Although Xylella Fastidiosa has not affected Morocco, the bacterium poses a great threat to 350 plant, tree, ornamental, and forest species in...

Le Pen Refuse to Wear Headscarf to Meet Lebanese Grand Muslim...

Le Pen Refuse to Wear Headscarf to Meet Lebanese Grand Muslim Mufti
Rabat - Marine Le Pen, the National Front leader, says she will “not cover herself up” to meet with Lebanon’s Grand Sunni Muslim Mufti...