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Hamza Guessous

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Boxing: Khabib Nurmagomedov Challenges Floyd Mayweather

Rabat - Russian UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has called out the undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather to a boxing fight.    Nurmagomedov, an MMA fighter,...

Solutions to Unemployment in Morocco Lie in Threefold Commitment to Industrialization,...

Rabat - On October 2, nearly 30 journalists and NGOs, representing several African and Middle Eastern countries, gathered in Dubai for the fifth annual...

Germany wins 2024 Euro Bid Over Turkey

Rabat - Germany has been elected to host the Euro 2024 football tournament after winning out over the rival bid from Turkey. UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin made...

BAM: Dirham Reference Rate Unchanged, Foreign Currency Reserve Up 1.5%

Rabat - Morocco’s central bank, Bank Al-Maghrib (BAM), has kept the dirham’s permissible exchange rate within 2.25 percent of the set rate. In a press...

Boycott: Sales Figures Drop for Sidi Ali, Centrale Danone

Rabat - According to the latest figures, the boycott has negatively impacted the earnings of the companies it targeted. The boycott, launched on April 20,...

Primary School Drop-out Rate in Rural Morocco Is 5.7%  

Rabat - While the primary school drop-out rate in urban areas is 1.1 percent, it is 5.7 percent in rural areas. In response to allegations...

Morocco’s Managem Presents Gold Mining Feasibility Study to Gabon

Rabat - The Moroccan mining group, Managem, has presented a feasibility study to Gabon’s government for the Eteke gold mining project. The Gabonese Minister of...

Afghan Man Attacks 7 People in Paris, Seriously Injures 4

Rabat- A man carrying a knife and an iron bar has injured seven people on the banks of a canal in Paris’s 19th district. The...

Mehdi Kabbadj: The First Moroccan Pro-Level Men’s Physique Bodybuilder

Rabat - Mehdi Kabbadj, 26, became the first Moroccan bodybuilder to secure a Pro Card in the IFBB’s Men’s Physique division on August 31. In...

Morocco’s Citrus Exports Generate MAD 3 Billion Yearly

Rabat - Over the past 5 years, Morocco produced 2 million tons of citrus on an area of over 125,000 hectares. Citrus plays an important...

Morocco to Host 11th Arab Energy Conference for First Time

Rabat - Marrakech will be the first Moroccan city to host the Arab Energy Conference, to be held October 1-4 under the theme “Energy...

Brazil’s Ronaldo Buys 51% of Real Valladolid for €30 Million

Rabat - Brazilian legend and former Real Madrid player Ronaldo has acquired a 51 percent stake of Real Valladolid for €30 million. Ronaldo Luis Nazario...

UAE Athletics Federation Dismisses Moroccan Olympian Said Aouita

Rabat - The UAE Athletics Federation has dismissed the former Moroccan Olympic track champion, Said Aouita, from its technical staff. The federation sacked Said Aouita...

World Bank Agrees to Help Morocco Reduce Debt to 60% GDP

Rabat - Morocco has signed an agreement with the World Bank to engage youth in business, create employment, and reduce the debt to GDP...

Rising Imports Bring Morocco’s Trade Deficit up 8% Year-to-Date

Rabat - From January to July 2018, Morocco’s trade deficit increased by 8 percent to MAD 118.3 billion. According to the Directorate of Studies and...

Alexandre Laurent: Morocco Outweighed China in Average Income in 1980

Rabat - Alexandre Laurent, a French surgeon and businessman, has brought attention to 1980, the year when Morocco was five times richer than China. L’express,...

Moroccan Artisan Product Exports Increase by 93% over Last Year

Rabat - Moroccan artisan product exports have performed well in January to July 2018, increasing by 93 percent from the same period last year. According...

5.1 Million Tourists Visited Morocco in January-June 2018

Rabat - Approximately 5.1 million tourists visited Morocco in the first six months of 2018, up 10 percent from the same period in 2017. According...

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