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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Monday, February 10, 2020

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
Flexibility, modulation, alternation: The "fac" wants to go up in range:
The Moroccan university wants to change software and the era. This is at least what emerges from the promises made by the responsible ministry. The countdown has already started with a radical reform in Moroccan higher education. It is early to judge the scope of the changes, but on paper they really make you dream, with the stated aim of ridding Moroccan faculties of the cliché "factories of the unemployed"...

Royal visit to Agadir: HM the King launches and inaugurates a series of structuring projects:
This new City whose works were officially launched by the Sovereign, Thursday, in the commune Drarga, is a testimony to the high royal solicitude in favor of the Souss-Massa region and its willingness to establish the region as a central economic hub of the Kingdom. The CMC Souss-Massa, which will be built on 15 ha, including 5 ha reserved for future expansion, was thus designed to accommodate 3,000 trainees in training each year, with a trainees' house with a capacity of 400 beds and covered...


LE MATIN DU SAHARA
Morocco advocates a global and integrated strategy based on active solidarity in the face of terrorism in the Sahel:
Morocco on Saturday stressed the need for a comprehensive and integrated strategy to deal with terrorism in the Sahel. At a high-level meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa, Mohcine Jazouli said that selective approaches and piecemeal responses by countries in the region are insufficient...

Emerging diseases at the heart of One Health Maroc's first meeting:
The Academy of the Kingdom of Morocco, the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology, and the One Health Maroc Association organized, last Friday in Rabat, a seminar on "Emerging Diseases according to the One Health concept." This concept, created in the early 2000s, promotes an integrated, systemic, and unified approach to public, animal and environmental health at local, national and global levels...


LES INSPIRATIONS ÉCO
Payment delay. Beware, the penalties are coming:
An important step was taken last Friday at the 3rd meeting of the Observatory of Payment Deadlines (ODP). The latter, jointly chaired by the Minister of Finance and the President of the CGEM, decided to include for the first time financial sanctions against late payers. This is one of the concrete actions eagerly awaited by SMEs in order to improve payment delays and consequently the business climate...

Real estate. Who are the best promoters:
The confidence of the Moroccans was put at hard test in the spectacular real-estate scandal of Bab Darna. But this affair, if resounding is such, is not the only cause of the mistrust of our compatriots towards the real-estate developers. It would take a long list to enumerate all the reasons why some buyers are increasingly doubting the operators in the sector...


LIBERATION
HM the King launches the construction of the Psychiatric Hospital of Agadir:
His Majesty King Mohammed VI launched, on Friday in Agadir, the construction works of the city's Psychiatric Hospital, a project which is part of the implementation of the urban development program of the city of Agadir (2020-2024), launched last Tuesday by the Sovereign...

Moroccans march against the "Deal of the Century":
This is not the first time, and it certainly won't be the last time the Moroccans will march for Palestine, a cause they have always considered sacred and defended tooth and nail. The march organized yesterday in Rabat at the call of the Association in Support of the Palestinian Cause and the Action Group for Palestine with the participation of political parties including the USFP, trade unions, human rights associations, and civil society, is no exception to the rule...