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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.

Automotive Ecosystems: Banque Populaire Launches Platform to Support SMEs

Rabat - The Banque Populaire Group (PB) has just launched a new platform dedicated to SMEs wishing to invest in the automotive industry, in...

Baraka and Chabat Face Off Online Ahead of Decisive Istiqlal Party...

Rabat - On the eve of the election of the Istiqlal Party’s (PI) secretary-general, scheduled for this Saturday, October 7 in Rabat, Nizar Baraka...

By ‘Printing Money’ and Pushing Austerity, Algeria’s New Economy Strategy Will...

Rabat - Faced with the collapse of its oil revenues over the past three years, Algeria has chosen to resort to “unconventional financing” to...

Central Bank Director Admits ‘Disappointment’ in Govt.’s Delay of Dirham Liberalization

Rabat - The dirham liberalization reform dominated Bank Al Maghrib's quarterly conference held this September 25. With sober self-criticism and a poignant sense of...

Istiqlal Party’s 17th General Congress Devolves Into Open Brawl

Rabat - The first day of the 17th General Congress of the Istiqlal Party (PI) turned into pure chaos this Friday, September 29, in...

Africa IT Expo 2017: Digital Transformation an Active Lever for Development...

Rabat - Highlighting the advanced trends in technology and their influence on global development, the Africa IT Expo (AITEX) launched its second edition September...

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia Finally Allows Women to Drive

Rabat - Saudi Arabia has just issued a royal decree allowing women to drive for the first time in the history of the Arabian...

Moroccan Industrial CEOs Expect Production Stability in Q3FY17: HCP

Rabat - For the majority of CEOs interviewed by the HCP on the growth prospects in production and employment in the industrial and construction...

Saudi Cleric: ‘Women Cannot Drive Because They Have Quarter of a...

Saudi cleric and self-proclaimed neuroscientist Saad Al Hijri
Rabat - For Saudi cleric and self-proclaimed neuroscientist Saad Al Hijri, women should not be allowed to drive because their “half-sized” brains shrink to...

Was Morocco’s Oscars Submission a Breach of Rules and Ethics?

Rabat - Moroccan movie director Nabil Ayouch seems to have an undeniable knack for controversy. His latest movie, “Razzia,” has been chosen to compete...

Mechanical Engineer Hakan Gürdal Named Head of Ciments du Maroc

Rabat - Hakan Gürdal has been appointed managing director of Ciments du Maroc (Cimar), succeeding Nabil Francis who was in office till July 2016,...

Spain Starts Construction of Military Post on Al Hoceima Islands off...

Rabat - The Spanish army is currently conducting construction works on the two islets Isla de Tierra and Isla de Mar, north of Al...

UN Approves Morocco’s Human Rights Program Despite Criticism by NGOs

Rabat - The United Nations’ Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has accepted Morocco’s response to the recommendations of its Universal Periodic Review, delivered on September...

Moroccan Banks Earned $1.6 Billion Amid Fears of Dirham Liberalization

Rabat - Between 28 April and 7 July, Moroccan banks foreign currency assets increased by $1.6 billion  ahead of the previously expected announcement of...

Morocco Rejects Multiple UN Recommendations on Women’s Rights as ‘Unconstitutional’

Rabat - Morocco has recently published its preliminary response to the 244 recommendations filed by the United Nations Human Rights Council during Morocco’s 27th...

Hong Kong Company Seeks to Buy SAMIR Oil Refinery

Rabat - A Hong Kong-based company has expressed its interest in the buyback of the SAMIR oil refinery. While the proposed amount was deemed...

OCP Group to Develop Soil Fertility Map at Madagascar Agricultural Caravan

Rabat - As an active partner in the development of the agricultural sector in several African countries, the OCP Foundation took part last Thursday...

Western Sahara: New UN Envoy Horst Köhler to Make Official Visit...

Rabat - Horst Köhler, the new Personal Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Western Sahara, has announced his intention to visit Morocco, after...

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