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.

Morocco Says Netherlands-based Moroccan Drug Dealer Involved in Funding Rif Protests

Said Chaou
Rabat - Morocco has demanded the extradition of one of its nationals from the Netherlands, urgently calling its ambassador to The Hague for consultation. A...

Casablanca Stock Exchange Ends Week in the Black

Casablanca Stock Exchange
Rabat - Morocco’s stocks are keeping up their bullish trend. Since the start of this week, the Moroccan All Shares Index saw a significant...

After Failing to Start Solar Energy Projects, Terra Sola Leaves Morocco

Energy Producer Terra Sola Leaves Morocco
Rabat - Terra Sola, the Bahraini Group for solar power generation, is leaving Morocco less than two years after setting foot in Casablanca. After...

French Development Agency Loans Morocco EUR 80 Million for Education

French Development Agency Loans Morocco EUR 80 Million for Education
Rabat - The French Development Agency (AFD) has granted Morocco a EUR 80 million loan to finance the National Education Strategy 2015-2030. Minister of...

Morocco Stocks Up 0.62%, HPS Hits 5-Year High

Morocco Stocks Up 0.62%, HPS Hits 5-Year High
Rabat - Moroccan stocks are slowly picking up their pace. Thursday’s session closed trade in the green, as the MASI Index marked a 0.62...

Morocco: Expiry of Gulfsands’ Moulay Bouchta Gas Exploration License

Gas Exploration: Expiry of Gulfsands’ Moulay Bouchta Licence
Rabat - Oil and gas company Gulfsands Petroleum announced the expiry of the initial phase of the Exploration Period license on the Moulay Bouchta...

Morocco Ranks 1st Producer of Wind Power in MENA Region

Morocco: 1st Producer of Wind Power in MENA Region
Rabat - Morocco’s efforts in renewable energy are paying their due. With installed capacity estimated at 892 megawatts, Morocco now ranks second in Africa...

Morocco Finalizes Entry into BDEAC Capital

Minister of Economy and Finance Mohammed Boussaid
Rabat - Morocco has officially finalized its entry into the the capital of the Development Bank of Central African States for a total amount...

Morocco’s Stock Up 0.03%, Trade Volumes on the Rise

February: A Difficult Month for Casablanca Stock Exchange Market
Rabat - A bleak Wednesday at the Casablanca Stock Exchange, as Morocco’s stocks hardly managed to close yesterday’s trade in the green, resuming the...

Participatory Finance: Sukuk Issuance Pushed Back to September

Governor of Bank Al Maghreb, Abdellatif jouahri
Rabat - The issuance of sovereign sukuks, originally scheduled for late June 2017, was pushed to September 15, the Governor of Bank Al Maghrib,...

ADB: USD 88 Million Loan for Water Irrigation in Morocco

ADB: USD 88 Million Loan for Water Irrigation in Morocco
Rabat - The African Development Bank (ADB) has granted Morocco a loan of USD 88 million to finance the second phase of the Support...

Dirham Liberalization: BAM Governor Promises No Risk of Devaluation

Dirham Liberalization: BAM Governor Promises No Risk of Devaluation
Rabat - The speculations about the liberalization of the dirham are causing a great deal of dismay for Abdellatif Jouahri, Governor of Bank Al...

Morocco’s Economic Growth to Reach 4.4% in 2017, Unemployment Rate to...

World Bank Foresees Positive Outlook for Moroccan Economy
Rabat - Morocco’s economic growth is expected to reach 4.4 percent in 2017, while unemployment rates is expected to rise to more than 10...

Royal Air Maroc Signs New Maintenance Agreement with GE Aviation

Skytrax Names Royal Air Maroc 6th Best Airline in Africa
Rabat - Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has signed a five-year TrueChoice Overhaul agreement for the repair, maintenance and overhaul of the CF34-10E engines powering...

HCP: Optimistic Prospects for Moroccan Industry in Q2FY17

Optimistic Prospects for Moroccan Industry in Q2FY17
Rabat - Half of business owners anticipate an increase in industrial manufacturing production in the second quarter of 2017, according to the High Commission...

Capital Investment: Morocco Ranks 5th in MENA Region

Capital Investment: Morocco Ranks 5th in MENA Region
Rabat - Morocco accounted for 3 percent of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) private equity investment activity by value in 2016, coming in...

Morocco’s Stocks Up 0.81%, Hitting All-Month High

Morocco’s Stocks Up 0.81%, Hitting All-Month High
Rabat - The stock exchange closed Monday’s trade with a new record, as the MASI Index rose by 0.81 percent hitting a one month...

Court of Audits Reveals Dark Reality of Moroccan Educational System

overcrowding in schools
Rabat - Overcrowded classrooms, an acute shortage of teachers and schools, a high dropout rate. The Court of Audits’ latest report on the management...