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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.

Moroccan Universities Rank Last on Times Higher Education’s Ratings

Rabat - Moroccan universities are not faring well on the international scale, according to the latest World Universities Ranking published by the British magazine...

Moroccan Investment Bank Offers USD 100 Million for Sound Energy Tendrara...

Rabat - The British oil and gas company Sound Energy PLC announced this Monday that it has received a financing proposal for its Tendrara...

Far-Right Group Desecrates Dutch Mosque in Islamophobic Attack

Rabat - In a new anti-immigrant attack in the Netherlands, members of the far-right “ID Verzet” movement hung Islamophobic and racist signs on the...

Two Moroccan-Italian Teenagers Arrested for Gang Rape of Polish Woman in...

Rabat - Two teenagers of Moroccan descent were arrested in Italy over the weekend, suspected to be among the four men who gang raped...

Egyptian Preacher Mocked on Social Media for Praying for His Facebook...

Rabat - Egyptian preacher Amr Khaled became the laughing stock of social media after he filmed himself in the sacred mosque of Mecca praying...

French Weekly Charlie Hebdo Laughs at Deadly American Hurricane

Rabat - “God Exists! He drowned all the Neo-Nazis of Texas!” That is the title French magazine Charlie Hebdo chose for its latest cover,...

Saudi Cleric on Arafat Day Speech: ‘There is No Violence in...

Rabat - As more than two million Muslims worldwide gathered in Mecca this year to perform the Hajj pilgrimage, Sheikh Saad Al Shathri, a...

Morocco’s Accession to ECOWAS ‘On the Right Track’: ECOWAS Chairman

Rabat - Three months after the initial agreement on Morocco's accession to ECOWAS, a delegation of the subregional organization has been welcomed in Rabat...

Morocco Still Dependent on Coal for Energy Production: Apicorp

Rabat - Morocco still depends to a large extent on coal for its energy production, confirms Apicorp Energy Research in its latest monthly report,...

Construction Site of the Tangier-Casablanca HSL 92% Complete

Rabat - The construction site of the Tangier-Casablanca high-speed rail line has reached 90 percent completion, according to Abdelkader Amara, Minister of Equipment, Transport,...

Moroccan Economy Benefiting from Agricultural Rebound, Rising Exports: Govt. Forecasters

Rabat - Morocco’s economy has seen strong growth throughout the first semester of 2017. Supported by a dynamic agricultural sector, the economy managed to...

Morocco Top Foreign Investor in Côte d’Ivoire: Ecofin

Rabat - Moroccan investments in Côte d'Ivoire in 2016 reached USD 213 million, placing the kingdom at the head of the active countries in...

MAD 13.86 Billion Exchanged on Moroccan Stock Market in Q1FY17: AMMC

Rabat - The first quarter of 2017 witnessed a net rebound in stock exchanges, as the overall volume of transaction recorded three-digit growth estimated...

Moroccan Net International Reserves Down 12.4% Year on Year

Rabat - Morocco's net international reserves amounted to MAD 213 billion on August 18, 2017, down 12.4 percent from the same period a year...

Public Spaces Unsafe for Moroccan Women: High Commission for Planning

Rabat - Public spaces are still unsafe for Moroccan women, with four out of every 10 women reported to have been sexually assaulted in...

Participatory Finance: Mourabaha Credit More Expensive than Classic Real Estate Loans?

Rabat - It is amid a public confusion that Islamic finance has made its first steps into the Moroccan banking system. The novelty of...

A Lebanese Official in Rabat Calls All Moroccan Women “Prostitutes”

Rabat - In a shocking video, a Moroccan woman living in the US took to social media to denounce the insulting behavior of a...

Marrakech to Host High-Level Conference on Economic Growth in January 2018

Rabat - Marrakech will host on January 2018 a high-level regional conference on promoting economic growth, employment, and inclusion in the Arab world. Organized by...

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