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Ahmed Eljechtimi

Morocco’s hidden Christians see pope trip as chance to push for freedom

Mar 22 2019

RABAT Moroccan converts to Christianity, a tiny minority in an overwhelmingly Muslim country, are looking to Pope Francis' visit next week as an chance to press their demands for religious freedom.

UPDATE 1-Morocco's OCP plans African chemical plants, fertiliser blenders

Mar 04 2019

CASABLANCA, March 4 Morocco's OCP Group, expects to reach a deal this year to build a Nigerian ammonia plant and to start production at a $3.7 billion chemical plant in Ethiopia by 2023/2024, the chief executive of its OCP Africa subsidiary told Reuters.

Morocco's OCP plans African chemical plants, fertiliser blenders

Mar 04 2019

CASABLANCA, March 4 Morocco's OCP Group, expects to reach a deal this year to build a Nigerian ammonia plant and to start production at a $3.7 billion chemical plant in Ethiopia by 2023/2024, the chief executive of its OCP Africa subsidiary told Reuters.

Casablanca stock exchange expects one or two IPOs this year- CEO

Feb 26 2019

CASABLANCA, Morocco, Feb 25 Casablanca's stock exchange expects one or two small or medium sized (SMEs) companies to launch initial public offerings (IPO) this year, its chief executive officer said.

Harry and Meghan wrap up Morocco visit with tea ceremony hosted by king

Feb 25 2019

RABAT Britain's Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan wrapped up a visit to Morocco with a tea ceremony on Monday afternoon hosted by King Mohammed VI at a Royal palace in Sale, near Rabat. | Video

Britain's Harry and Meghan to champion cause of girls' education in rural Morocco

Feb 22 2019

RABAT Britain's Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan will begin a three-day visit to Morocco on Saturday during which they will show their support for rural girls' education in the Atlas mountains.

Morocco looks to French as language of economic success

Feb 18 2019

RABAT Morocco's economy is getting lost in translation.

Climate Investment Funds to issue $500 million green bond this year or next

Jan 28 2019

RABAT The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) plans to raise $500 million this year or next by issuing a green bond to finance renewable energy projects, the organization's head said on Sunday.

Most football associations support 48-team World Cup in Qatar - FIFA chief

Jan 17 2019

MARRAKECH Most football associations in the world back increasing the size of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams from 32, with some matches to be played in neighbouring countries, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday.

Morocco's Amazigh want their new year to become official holiday

Jan 13 2019

RABAT Hundreds of people gathered in Morocco's capital Rabat late on Saturday to mark the start of the Amazigh new year with a sit-in calling on the state to make the celebration a national holiday. | Video

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