RABAT Morocco plans a first international bond in four years in November, worth about $1 billion, but will wait before deciding on the exact amount, the currency and the date of issue, the Finance Minister said on Tuesday.
RABAT A Moroccan court on Monday sentenced a journalist to a year in prison for sex outside marriage and having an abortion, both of which she denied, in a case that has outraged rights activists, who say the charges are politically motivated.
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RABAT Moroccan rights activists on Monday demanded the release of a journalist facing trial on charges of abortion and sex outside marriage, saying her arrest was politically motivated.
RABAT Morocco and Spain pledged on Wednesday to cooperate more closely to curb illegal migration, an issue fuelling the growth of far right and populist politics in Europe, following a near halving of migrant arrivals in mainland Spain this year from 2018.
RABAT BMCE Bank is looking to build on its ties with China to help finance and develop a new industrial city in the north of Morocco, its president and chief executive told Reuters.
RABAT King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Monday announced the launch later this year of a committee charged with elaborating a new development model to tackle social inequalities, while also urging a government reshuffle.
RABAT, July 29 King Mohammed VI of Morocco on
Tuesday announced the launch later this year of a committee
charged with elaborating a new development model to tackle
social inequalities, while also urging a government reshuffle.
RABAT Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturning decades of Arabisation.
RABAT, July 10 The upper house of Morocco's
parliament on Tuesday approved a law governing Sharia-compliant
insurance, known as Takaful, which professionals expect to give
a much-needed boost to Islamic finance in the country.