Tagged: West Africa

‘Moroccan king launches development projects in Côte d’Ivoire,’ Elaph (London), 3 March 2014

Screen Shot 2014-03-06 at 8.25.50 PMMoroccan King Mohammed VI visited Côte d’Ivoire for one week in which welcomed back the Ivorian president from his medical visit to France to undergo surgery,  launched a number of development projects, signed numerous cooperation and partnership agreement, and even had a stretch of highway named after him. Continue reading

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‘Cooperation between Gabon and Morocco: Towards establishing an “exceptional partnership” as a model for South-South cooperation,’ Akhbarona (Morocco), 6 March 2014

King Mohammed VI arrived in Libreville, Gabon today on the last leg of his tour of West Africa. The Moroccan king met with Gabonese president Ali Bongo Ondimba in a confirmation of the fruitful bilateral relations of their two countries. Gabon is Morocco’s leading trade partner in the region. Continue reading

‘King Mohammed VI developing exceptional Moroccan relations with Africa,’ Middle East Online (London), 15 February 2014

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is preparing to visit to four sub-Saharan countries in an attempt to continue the North African country’s policies towards African countries. Morocco has a number of agreements with sub-Saharan states in different political, diplomatic, economic, social, cultural, religious and humanitarian fields. Continue reading

‘Washington includes the group ‘al-Melthimun’ (the Masked Men) in terrorist organizations list’, Anba Info (Mauritania), 19th December 2013

al-melthimumThe U.S. has included the militant group known as the Masked Battalion lead by Mokhtar Bilmokhtar  in its list of terrorist organizations. The group split from AQIM in late 2012, but threatens to subvert all U.S. and Western interests in the Sahel.

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‘Woman appointed to Prime Minister in Senegal’, al-Anba (Mauritania) 1st September 2013

تعين امراة في السنغال رئيسة للوزراء

الأحد 1 أيلول (سبتمبر) 2013
نباء انفو- تحدثت مصادر من العاصمة الستغالية دكار مساء اليوم “الاحد “عن تعيين وزيرة العدل السابقة “آميناتا “توريه رئيسة للوزراء خلفا لرئيس الوزراء المستقيل “عبدول امباي”.

وحسب مصادر “أنباء انفو”فان الرئيس السنغالي سيعلن خلال الساعات القادمة رسميا عن تعيين اول رئيسة وزراء في تاريخ السنغال .

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Translation:

Woman appointed to Prime Minister in Senegal

1st September 2013

News Anfu – Sources spoke in the Senegalese capital of Dakar this Sunday evening of the appointment of the previous Minister of Justice, Aminata Toure, to Prime Minister to succeed the outgoing Prime Minister Abdul Ambai.

According to sources at ‘News Anfu’ the Senegalese President will officially announce during the next few hours the first appointed Prime Minister in Senegal’s history.