Climate change summit begins in Morocco
UN estimates show that achieving sustainable development will require USD $5-7 trillion a year, a large slice of which must fund the transition to a low-carbon, resilient world economy.
Islamists beat liberals in Morocco elections
The Islamist party which has headed Morocco's coalition government since Arab Spring-inspired protests five years ago has beaten liberal rivals in parliamentary elections, results showed Saturday.
Boxer held over alleged sex attacks in Olympic Village
Brazilian police arrested a Moroccan Olympic boxer on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting two female cleaners in the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro.
Morocco wants to rejoin African Union after 32 years
Moroccan King Mohammed VI on Sunday announced that his country wanted to rejoin the African Union, 32 years after quitting the bloc in protest at its decision to accept Western Sahara as a member.
Africa’s share of global premium remains at 1.4%, says AIO
The President of African Insurance Organisation (AIO), Mrs. Lamia Ben Mahmoud has lamented that Africa’s share of global insurance premium remains low at 1.4 per cent...
Bus carrying athletes crashes in Morocco, killing 31
A head-on collision in Morocco between a truck and bus carrying athletes killed at least 31 people and left nine injured on Friday, officials and media reports said. MAP news agency, quoting local officials, said two of the wounded were in serious condition. Several private media said the bus was transporting young athletes and their…