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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.

Dirham Flexibilization: Moody’s Expect ‘No Major Depreciation’

Rabat - According to Moody’s, the dirham risks “no major currency disruptions or depreciation pressure” following the launch of the flexible exchange rate regime....

First Look at Morocco’s 2026 World Cup Bid Tomorrow in Casablanca

Rabat - Moulay Hafid Elalamy, the chairman of Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid committee, is expected to hold a press conference on Tuesday in...

Morocco’s Economic Growth to Reach 3.1% in 2018: ADB

Rabat - Morocco's real GDP growth is expected to fall to 3.1 percent in 2018, after reaching  4.1 percent in 2017, a year when...

Energy Bill Deepens Morocco’s Trade Deficit by 2.6% in 2017

Rabat - Morocco’s trade balance is increasingly deepening. In 2017, trade deficit increased for the second year in a row. Relatively weak, Moroccan exports,...

Facebook Wants to Fight Fake News with the Help of Users

Rabat - The fake news phenomena is reaching new heights. After allegedly interfering with the 2016 United States presidential election, Facebook is taking new...

Dirham Flexibilization: Bank Al Maghrib Criticizes JP Morgan’s Speculations

Rabat - Faced with the public apprehension and alarming forecasts of international organizations regarding the devaluation of the dirham devaluation of the dirham, Moroccan authorities work...

IMF Lauds Morocco’s New Flexible Exchange-Rate Regime

Rabat - For the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Morocco is a good student when it comes to economic policies. But when it comes to social...

Dirham Up by 0.13% Against Euro: Bank Al Maghrib

Rabat - During the first week of the new flexible exchange-rate, the dirham appreciated by 0.13 percent against the euro and fell by 0.28...

Morocco an Outperformer in the MENA Region: BMI Research

Rabat - 2018 might be the comeback year of MENA’s economy, according to BMI Research, which predicts a recovery of the region’s GDP growth....

MAD 28.2 Million Allocated to Jerada’s Farmers: Aziz Akhannouch

Rabat - For Aziz Akhannouch, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, the agricultural potential of Jerada offers the opportunity to find appropriate, tangible and...

Dirham Exchange Rate Reform: the Clarifications of Jouahri and Boussaid

Rabat - Dirham devaluation, future of the purchasing power, impact on prices. This Thursday after-noon, Governor of Bank Al Maghrib Abdellatif Jouahri, and Minister...

Western Sahara Wins Lion Share of Morocco’s 2018 Investments

Rabat - During the meeting of the National Investments Commission with head of the government Saad Eddine El Othmani, 48 projects were approved for...

Dirham Liberalization: JP Morgan Predicts a 7% Depreciation by 2019

Rabat - A recent note published by JP Morgan came to confirm Moroccans’ worst fears about the dirham liberalization reform. The American bank predicts...

Dirham Liberalization: What Should Moroccans Expect

Rabat - It’s all what everyone is talking about this week. Since the Moroccan Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance announced the launch...

Two Italian Teens Set on Fire Homeless Moroccan Man ‘As a...

Rabat - A second gruesome murder targets a Moroccan national in Verona, Italy, this month. After the Moroccan woman who was murdered and decapitated...

Rabat-Sale: Contamination of Drinking Water Due to Sewer Leakage

Rabat - The construction works of the Al-Arjat 1 and 2 prisons in Sale lead to an unprecedented environmental disaster, as thousands of cubic...

Will Morocco Join the Gas Exporting Countries’ Club?

Rabat - Morocco will soon launch an international call for tender for the construction of a gigantic industrial complex processing natural gas for a...

Dirham Liberalization Carries Limited Devaluation Risks: BMI Research

Rabat - For BMI Research, Morocco’s new flexible exchange rate regime signals the government's commitment to become an investment hub in the region, and...

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