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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’s GDP to Reach USD 121.4 Billion in 2017: African Development...

Rabat - Morocco’s GDP is expected to reach USD 121.4 billion in 2017 compared to USD 116 billion in 2016, according to the latest...

Moroccan Couple Arrested for Attending Church in Marrakech, Released an Hour...

Rabat - A Moroccan couple was arrested October 16 by Marrakesh police for visiting a local church but were soon after released, without any...

2M Director Samira Sitail ‘Nauseated’ by Human Rights Minister’s Homophobic Statements

Rabat - Samira Sitail, the director of Moroccan television channel 2M, is joining the list of public figures who denounced the homophobic statements of...

Absence of Media Coverage of Asheville Bomb Plot Draws Accusations of...

Rabat - On October 6, the security of Asheville Regional Airport thwarted a bombing attack carried by a United States citizen who later told...

Nezha Hayat Appointed Regional VP of International Organization of Securities Commissions

Rabat - Nezha Hayat, head of the Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC), has just been elected vice-president of the Regional Committee for Africa and...

US Department of State Revises Application Date For 2019 Diversity Visa...

Rabat - The United States Department of State will restart the registration period for the 2019 Diversity Visa, after it was marred by technical...

Sahrawi Speaker at UN Denounces ‘Common Practice’ of Slavery in Tindouf...

Rabat - Benabdalayachi Yahfudu Heiba, a Sahrawi member of the South Atlantic Chamber of Maritime Fisheries has denounced at the United Nations “the slavery...

Morocco to Surpass Egypt as North Africa’s Largest Automotive Market: BMI

Rabat - Morocco is expected to dethrone Egypt as North Africa’s largest automotive market by the end of 2017, says BMI Research in its...

Increased Inflation in 2018 to Accelerate Adoption of Dirham Liberalisation Reform:...

Rabat - As Morocco witnessed a favorable economic conjuncture in 2017, Bank Al Maghrib (BAM) is gradually edging towards increasing interest rates to balance...

World Bank Expects 4.1% Growth Rate for Moroccan Economy in 2017...

Rabat - After a poor performance in 2016, a strong rebound in agricultural production should boost Morocco’s economic growth in 2017, affirms the World...

Morocco’s Economic Growth Resilient Amid MENA Tensions: IMF

Rabat - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised Morocco’s national economic growth for 2017 upwards from an initial 4.4 percent to 4.8 percent. At...

Automotive Industry: American Delphi Transfers Activities From Tunisia to Morocco

Rabat - American automotive manufacturer Delphi Packard is moving its activities, launched in 2015 in Tunisia, to its production unit based in Meknes, Morocco....

SDX Energy Makes October’s Second Gas Discovery in Morocco

Rabat - The North Africa-focused E&P company SDX Energy has announced a new gas discovery at its KSR-14 development well on the Sebou permit...

Fitch Confirms Morocco’s ‘BBB-’ Rating, Highlights Consequences of Govt. Deadlock

Rabat - The international ratings agency Fitch Ratings has reaffirmed Morocco’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating at “BBB-” with a stable outlook. Fitch also...

UN Sahara Envoy Horst Köhler to Make First Visit to Morocco...

Rabat - Horst Köhler, the new personal envoy of the United Nations Secretary General for Western Sahara, is preparing his first tour in the...

Casablanca Police to Close 25 Massage Parlors Running Prostitution Rings

Rabat - The general prosecutor office is currently running an investigation on a number of massage parlors in Casablanca, suspected to hide underground prostitution...

Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev to Visit Morocco on October 10-11

Rabat - Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev will be landing in Rabat on October 10 for a two day official visit to the kingdom. Responding...

Akhannouch to AU: Morocco’s Agriculture Strategy Could Drive Sustainable Development in...

Rabat -Minister of Agriculture Aziz Akhannouch led a Moroccan delegation at the Ministerial Session of the Specialized Technical Committee (STC) of the African Union...

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