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Rabat beats to sound of Visa for Music

Among the many artists at this year’s Visa for Music in Rabat, a fair for music professionals from across Africa and the Middle East, was Guinea’s Sekouba Bambino, one of West Africa’s most popular…

Among the many artists at this year’s Visa for Music in Rabat, a fair for music professionals from across Africa and the Middle East, was Guinea’s Sekouba Bambino, one of West Africa’s most popular…

Culture

Rabat's Visa for Music festival again reveals hidden jewels

A festival for the lesser-known yet ambitious smaller groups and musicians, the third Visa for Music festival in Rabat has again produced a rich crop of artists who may be about to launch internationa

A festival for the lesser-known yet ambitious smaller groups and musicians, the third Visa for Music festival in Rabat has again produced a rich crop of artists who may be about to launch internationa

Science_technology

Making the most of precious water in Morocco

Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects

Morocco is at the forefront of eking the best out of poor soils and a harsh climate where water is scarce, and is boosting its rural agriculture with innovative, environmentally-friendly projects

News

Countries appeal to Trump over climate change as COP22 ends

Environmental groups such as Greenpeace have welcomed the united front displayed by nearly 200 countries in Marrakesh in the face of Donald Trump’s campaign threat to quit the Paris accord on climate…

Environmental groups such as Greenpeace have welcomed the united front displayed by nearly 200 countries in Marrakesh in the face of Donald Trump’s campaign threat to quit the Paris accord on climate…

Environment

Morocco launches Triple A initiative to challenge climate change

COP 22 host nation Morocco takes over from France to launch the Triple A initiative (Adapting African Agriculture) to the challenges of climate change. Morocco faces the same difficulties as other Af

COP 22 host nation Morocco takes over from France to launch the Triple A initiative (Adapting African Agriculture) to the challenges of climate change. Morocco faces the same difficulties as other Af

Environment

World's largest oasis threatened by climate change

Morocco launches a sustainable environmental protection program promoting local products and ecotourism as well as the conservation and development of oases

Morocco launches a sustainable environmental protection program promoting local products and ecotourism as well as the conservation and development of oases

News

Fresh protests in Morocco against gruesome death of a fishmonger

Thousands of Moroccans have taken to the streets for a fourth day of protest over the death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed in a garbage truck after police confiscated his swordfish.

Thousands of Moroccans have taken to the streets for a fourth day of protest over the death of Mouhcine Fikri, crushed in a garbage truck after police confiscated his swordfish.

Environment

Morocco cleans up its act for COP 22

The COP 22 climate conference will soon begin in Casablanca, Morocco, and ahead of the event the country is mobilising to raise awareness of rubbish and pollution problems, and engaging the people the

The COP 22 climate conference will soon begin in Casablanca, Morocco, and ahead of the event the country is mobilising to raise awareness of rubbish and pollution problems, and engaging the people the

Environment

The Moroccan gateway to Cop 22

Morocco is leading the way in solar energy and benefiting from its most powerful natural resource while protecting the environment and creating jobs

Morocco is leading the way in solar energy and benefiting from its most powerful natural resource while protecting the environment and creating jobs

Environment

Road to Cop 22: protecting Morocco's coastline

Morocco's Blue Belt initiative aims to encourage sustainable fishing, from seas and lakes to consumers' plates, to allow marine resources to renew themselves.

Morocco's Blue Belt initiative aims to encourage sustainable fishing, from seas and lakes to consumers' plates, to allow marine resources to renew themselves.

Environment

Road to Cop22: green tourism in Marrakech

The Moroccan city of Marrakech, which is hosting the Cop22 climate change summit in November, has dedicated itself to eco-tourism.

The Moroccan city of Marrakech, which is hosting the Cop22 climate change summit in November, has dedicated itself to eco-tourism.

News

Parliamentary elections begin in Morocco

Morocco goes to the ballot box in the second parliamentary elections since the 2011 constitutional reform.

Morocco goes to the ballot box in the second parliamentary elections since the 2011 constitutional reform.

Culture

The Timitar Music Festival: Fusing music from across the globe

The Timitar Music Festival in Morocco is a celebration of musical diversity and of Maghrebian culture with close to 500,000 in attendance!

The Timitar Music Festival in Morocco is a celebration of musical diversity and of Maghrebian culture with close to 500,000 in attendance!

Culture

Timitar, the Berber festival of tolerance

The 13th Timitar Festival, held earlier this month in Morocco’s coastal city Agadir, was a tribute to Berber music as well as to cultural tolerance in the way it showcased a fusion of different musica

The 13th Timitar Festival, held earlier this month in Morocco’s coastal city Agadir, was a tribute to Berber music as well as to cultural tolerance in the way it showcased a fusion of different musica

News

Crans Montana Forum debate climate change

The Paris Summit on climate change, COP 21, was a breakthrough of sorts in the battle against global warming – it set targets for shifting the world to green energies by…

The Paris Summit on climate change, COP 21, was a breakthrough of sorts in the battle against global warming – it set targets for shifting the world to green energies by…

Culture

Reggae made in Switzerland à la Jaba & Friends

Jaba, who lives in the French speaking area of Switzerland,has been making Jamaican inspired sounds for over two decades.

Jaba, who lives in the French speaking area of Switzerland,has been making Jamaican inspired sounds for over two decades.

Culture

Hoba Hoba's 'Moroccan spirit'

Formed during the late 90s in Casablanca, ““Hoba Hoba Spirit”“:http://www.

Formed during the late 90s in Casablanca, ““Hoba Hoba Spirit”“:http://www.

Culture

Essaouira beats to rhythm of Gnaoua music festival

Every year, the Morrocan city of Essaouira beats to the sound of Gnaoua, a rich repertoire of ancient African Islamic spiritual songs and rhythms

Every year, the Morrocan city of Essaouira beats to the sound of Gnaoua, a rich repertoire of ancient African Islamic spiritual songs and rhythms

Business

Morocco's aviation industry takes off

Morocco’s aeronautics and aviation industry is taking off, with more than 100 European and American companies attracted to the country – according to government…

Morocco’s aeronautics and aviation industry is taking off, with more than 100 European and American companies attracted to the country – according to government…