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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.

Who’s the Richest Man in the World?

Rabat - At the age of 53, Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos, became the richest man in the world this Friday morning, with a fortune...

SDX Energy Abandons Moroccan Well Due to Insufficient Intervals

Rabat - British gas E&P company SDX Energy announced this Thursday, January 4 that it will abandon the ELQ-1 well located in its Gharb...

El Othmani on the Govt’s Intent to Abandon Free Education: ‘Completely...

Rabat - In the past few days, rumors about the government’s intention to put an end to free education spread like wildfire on national...

Access to Information Act: The Home Stretch Till the Passing of...

Rabat - The draft bill on the controversial Access to Information Act was finally ratified on January 2 by the Justice, Legislation and Human...

Over 3,000 Unaccompanied Moroccan Minors Crowding the Gates of Melilla

Rabat - The issue of unaccompanied minors seems to be an endless predicament for the authorities of the Spanish enclave of Melilla. According to...

Moroccan Government Wants to Put an End to Free Education

Rabat - Three years after its elaboration, the framework bill intended to reform Morocco’s education will finally see the light of day. However, far...

Moroccan Economic Growth to Fall to 2.6% in 2018: HCP

Rabat - After a growth rate of 3.8 percent during the fourth quarter of 2017, the national economy should experience a sharp slowdown during...

Tourism in Marrakech Breaks All Records in 2017

Rabat - 2017 was a record year for Marrakech’s tourism. For the first time in history, the ocher city crossed the threshold of 2...

Morocco’s 2017 Economic Growth: GDP on the Rise, Investment in Decline

Rabat - Morocco’s economic growth grazed the 4 percent in the last quarter of 2017. Supported by the healthy rebound in agricultural activities, national...

Right to Access to Information: The Stillborn of the Moroccan Constitution

Rabat - While the 2011 Constitution guarantees citizens the right to access to information, the organic draft bill adopted on July 2014 pains to...

Botched Launch of the Dirham Liberalization Reform: Who’s to Blame?

Rabat - The Dirham liberalization chronicles are still spilling ink. In the latest episode of the highly controversial reform, Finance Minister Mohamed Boussaid blames...

Tetouan Records a 23% Increase in Foreign Tourists Arrivals

Rabat - Tetouan’s hotels and tourist establishments recorded 401,653 overnight stays at the end of October 2017, against 322,469 during the same period a...

Morocco’s Aeronautics Sector to Create 23,000 New Jobs by 2020

Rabat - The Moroccan aeronautics sector wants to reach a MAD 26 billion turnover and create 23,000 new jobs by 2020, says the Minister...

Over a Third of Moroccan Exports Directed to ECOWAS

Rabat - In 2016, more than a third of Morocco’s exports to Africa were directed to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),...

Massive Foreign Investments VS National Governance: Who Owns Morocco’s Oil and...

Rabat - More than MAD 1.2 billion was spent on Moroccan oil and gas exploration in 2016. The sector is mainly monopolized by the...

Moroccans Spent MAD 15.7 Billion on Foreign Travel in 2017

Rabat - Moroccan citizens have developed quite the healthy appetite for foreign travel this year. In 2017, Moroccans spent 20 percent more trotting the...

A Wave of Protests Hit Eastern Morocco After the Death of...

Rabat - Since Sunday, December 24, thousands of people flocked to the streets of Jerada, (Eastern Morocco), after the death of two brothers during...

Jouahri on the Dirham Liberalization Reform: ‘Go Ask the Govt’

Rabat - For Abdellatif Jouahri, Governor of Bank Al Maghrib, the only party to blame for the postponement of the dirham liberalization reform is...

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