In Morocco, a professor sentenced to two years in prison in the case of “sex against good grades”

The University of Fez, Morocco, in May 2014. FADEL SENNA / AFP A Moroccan university professor, charged with “indecent assault with violence” in a case of sexual blackmail targeting female students in exchange for good grades, has been sentenced to two years in prison, local media reported on Wednesday (January 12th). . This is the … Read more

Morocco: accused of sexual assault, journalist Soulaimane Raissouni claims his innocence

During a demonstration for the liberation of Soulaimane Raissouni, in Rabat, on July 10, 2021. FADEL SENNA / AFP Moroccan journalist Soulaimane Raissouni, sentenced to five years in prison for “sexual assault”, proclaimed his innocence during his first appearance, Monday January 10, before the Casablanca Court of Appeal. Known for his editorial criticism of the … Read more

Vahid Halilhodzic, Morocco coach: “I have a good squad, with an excellent state of mind”

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Bosnian coach Vahid Halilhodzic during a press conference in Rabat, in August 2019. FADEL SENNA / AFP … Read more

In Morocco, the scandal “sex against good grades” splashes the universities

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Graduation ceremony at the University of Rabat, in February 2019. YOUSSEF BOUDLAL / REUTERS Professors sued, an … Read more

In Morocco, tour operators call for the reopening of borders

Tourism sector professionals demonstrate against the closure of Moroccan borders in Rabat on January 4, 2022. STR / AFP Threatened with bankruptcy due to border closures, Moroccan tour operators called for ” to save “ tourism, a vital sector of the kingdom’s economy, almost at a standstill following the resumption of the Covid-19 pandemic. Tuesday, … Read more

Morocco plans to renew “normal” relations with Germany

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita during a virtual meeting with his American and Israeli counterparts in Rabat on December 22, 2021. – / AFP Morocco plans to renew diplomatic relations with Germany, de facto frozen since March, following declarations « positives » from the new German government, its foreign ministry said on Wednesday (December 22). The kingdom … Read more

In Morocco, despite innovations, waste recycling remains embryonic

Workers fill bags with fertilizer produced from organic waste at the Elephant Vert factory in Meknes, Morocco, December 9, 2021. FADEL SENNA / AFP “Nothing is lost here, everything is transformed”, says Mohamed El Kabous, production manager at Eléphant Vert proudly, crumbling a handful of compost produced in Morocco by this Swiss company specializing in … Read more

Omicron: Morocco opens the door to its nationals stranded abroad

The Moroccan government decided, Monday, December 13, to exceptionally authorize Moroccans stranded abroad because of the border closures caused by the Omicron variant to return to their country. “In order to allow the return to Morocco of Moroccan citizens who actually reside in the Kingdom and who have been blocked following the suspension of flights, … Read more

“Here, you have to pay if you want to guarantee a future for your children”: how educational inequalities are widening in Morocco

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. New classes in a high school in Salé, September 7, 2020. AFP In Morocco, when parents talk … Read more

In Morocco, on the El Hank peninsula, two worlds coexist, in a striking postcard of social inequalities

By Aurélie Collas Posted today at 01:13 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageOn one side, a row of chic restaurants and beautiful villas, on the other, a shanty town. On the Casablanca seafront, no one is surprised by this great social gap, unchanged for decades. It is a peninsula in the middle of the Casablanca seafront. … Read more

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