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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 Guest of Honor at the African Cultural Dinner in Australia

Rabat - The Moroccan embassy in Australia took part in the African Cultural Dinner last Saturday, held on the outskirts of Sydney. The kingdom...

King Mohammed VI’s Vacation in Al Hoceima Postponed

Rabat - King Mohammed VI’s vacation to Al Hoceima has been postponed, news website Hespress announced this morning. Citing unnamed sources, the news site says...

Morocco 3rd Safest Country in Africa: Gallup

Rabat - Morocco continues to slowly but surely climb the world ranking for security. According to the Gallup 2017 Law and Order study, the...

Chinese Tourists Biggest Spenders in Morocco

Rabat - As credit card spending by Chinese tourists in Morocco increased by 900 percent in the first half of 2017, the kingdom appears...

Morocco 2nd Biggest Buyer of French Weapons in Africa: French Ministry

Rabat - Morocco was the second African purchaser of French armaments in 2016, behind Egypt and ahead of Algeria. The kingdom spent EUR 127...

Net International Reserves Down 15.4%: Bank Al Maghrib

Rabat - Net international reserves amounted to MAD 203.7 billion as of July 28, 2017, down 15.4 percent from the same period a year...

Unemployment: Moroccan Economy Lost More Jobs Than It Created in Q2...

Rabat - Unemployment is on the rise in Morocco. During the second quarter of 2017, the unemployment rate increased from 9.1 to 9.3 percent...

Chaos at Casablanca-Washington Boarding Gate, Total Absence of Airport Personnel

Rabat - Another busy weekend for Royal Air Maroc, albeit a disastrous one. Travelers boarding a Casablanca-Washington bound flight on Saturday were in for...

Despite Major Increase in Tourists, Morocco Makes Less Revenues

Rabat - Morocco registered encouraging results in the tourism sector over the first half of 2017, with increases of 9 percent in arrivals, 18 percent...

Pediatric Drug Shortage: Ministry of Health Denies Stock-Out, Says Allegations Based...

Rabat - Following recent allegations by media and social networks regarding a stock-out of certain medicines for children in pharmacies and hospitals, the Ministry...

Two Moroccan Navy Officers Kidnapped by Nigerian Pirates

Rabat - Two Moroccan merchant navy officers have been abducted by Nigerian pirates off the island of Principe in southeastern Nigeria in the Bonny...

Exceeding 2016 Targets, Caisse Centrale de Garantie Launches 2021 Strategic Plan

Rabat - The Caisse Centrale de Garantie (CCG) has announced that it recorded positive results for its Strategic Development Plan 2013-2016. According to the...

Moroccans 2nd Non-European Investors in Spanish Real Estate Market

Rabat - Moroccans now make up the second largest non-European foreign investors in Spanish real estate, following the Chinese and ahead of the Algerians....

Société Générale Maroc Clients Panic After Thousands of Dirhams Withdrawn from...

Rabat - Société Générale Maroc’s (SGM) clients woke up to a bad surprise this morning. The bank charged several clients’ accounts a sum of...

Morocco to Continue Benefiting From Precautionary and Liquidity Line: IMF

Rabat - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reaffirmed on Tuesday in Washington the “continued qualification” of Morocco to benefit from the Precautionary and Liquidity...

Moroccan Dirham Soars Against Falling US Dollar

Rabat - After the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United State of America, the dollar increased markedly. This Wednesday, however, it...

Morocco 2nd Most Dangerous Country for Solo Female Travelers: Trip.com

Rabat - Bad news for Morocco’s goal to receive 20 million tourists by 2020. The Kingdom is the second most dangerous country for women...

National Human Rights Council Endorses Prosecution Independence Bill

Rabat - For the National Human Rights Council (CNDH), the new public prosecution independence bill “strengthens justice independence in its entirety, and in conformity...

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