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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.

Gdim Izik Trial Verdict: Court Delivers Sentences of 2 Years to...

Rabat - The Criminal Chamber of the Appeal Court in Salé has delivered its verdict in the Gdim Izik trial. On Wednesday morning, the...

Ministry of Communication to Investigate France 24’s Venezuela-Al Hoceima ‘Mistake’

Rabat - The Moroccan Ministry of Communication and Culture does not seem to be satisfied with France 24’s apologies, as it is currently making...

Amid Dirham Liberalization Debate, Moroccan Govt. Gives Central Bank Full Autonomy

Rabat - The government council adopted on Thursday a new bill on the status of Bank Al Maghrib (BAM), recasting the Moroccan central bank’s...

African Development Bank Loans Morocco USD 200 Million to Boost Industrial...

Rabat - The African Development Bank (AfDB) just approved on July 14, a USD 200 million loan for Morocco to finance the first phase...

Participatory Finance: Morocco Adopts Two Bills On Sukuk and Takaful

Rabat - The government council has reviewed and adopted two draft decrees regarding participatory finance, namely Sukuk and Takaful. The decrees in question, Sukuk,...

Netherlands: Moroccan-Dutch Drug Lord Said Chaou Still Incarcerated

Rabat - Said Chaou, the Moroccan-Dutch drug dealer arrested late June by Dutch authorities following two international warrants issued by Moroccan authorities, has not...

Arrivals of Moroccans Living Abroad Increase 10.5 %: Minister

Rabat - Since the launch of the Marhaba 2017 operation, the number of Moroccans Living Abroad (MRE) having returned to Morocco via various transit...

Moroccan Shares Close Session in Equilibrium, Volumes Still High

Rabat - The Casablanca listing closed Wednesday’s session practically unchanged compared to the previous day. At the close, the Moroccan All Shares Index showed...

Moroccan Economic Growth: OECD’s Report Irks Moroccan Officials

Rabat - The first volume of the Multidimensional Review of Morocco by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is stirring the ire...

Covered Bonds to Boost Moroccan Housing Finance: Fitch Ratings

Rabat - Introducing a covered bonds market in Morocco would support continued strong growth of retail mortgage lending, which totaled a gain of MAD...

Moroccan All Shares Index Up 0.56% at Tuesday’s Close of Trade

Rabat - After a shy start Tuesday morning, Casablanca Stock Exchange closed yesterday’s session breaking February’s records above 12,394 points with a 0.56 percent...

Morocco Ready to Liberalize the Dirham: International Monetary Fund

Rabat - While Morocco has postponed the launching of its exchange rate regime reform, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes the kingdom is ready...

Mustapha Ramid Denounces Zefzafi Video as ‘Inexcusable Humiliation’

Rabat - Minister of Justice and Liberties Mustapha Ramid has criticized to the video of Rif Protests leader Nasser Zefzafi exposing his body to...

Moroccan Economic Growth to Reach 4.8% in 2017: International Monetary Fund

Rabat - Moroccan economic growth will reach 4.8 percent in 2017, mainly due to a “vigorous” increase in agricultural activities, says Nicolas Blancher, head...

MASI Index Hits Equilibrium at Open of Trade, Mining Sector Driving...

Rabat - Moroccan stocks registered a 0.01 percent gain to 12.327 points around 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, as shares in the mining sector drove...

Morocco Shares Drop 0.25% After Euphoric Friday

Rabat - Moroccan All Shares Index opened Monday’s session with a 0.25 percent drop after a euphoric Friday, when the MASI registered a historic...

AMMC Allows Axa Credit to Withdraw Shares From Casablanca Listing

Rabat - The Moroccan Capital Markets Authority (AMMC) has approved the public offer to withdraw (OPR) AXA Crédit shares on the initiative of AXA...

Moroccan Women Activists to Continue Protests in Face of Police Brutality

Rabat - The activist movement Moroccan Women Against Political Arrest in Rabat said it is not giving up. After their initial protest was attacked...

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