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14:37 21
Jan 2021

News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Thursday, January 21, 2021

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROCHow will the new Moroccan bachelor's degree work? :Have open access institutions become a catch-all? They welcome up to 80% of students. This high demand is a real headache for the institutions in charge of reform. Indeed, this large number has repercussions on the quality of tra...read more

14:38 21
Jan 2021

The Moroccan Economy in Brief: Thursday, January 21, 2021

The e-commerce weighs MAD 6 billion in Morocco: Merchant websites and billers' websites affiliated to the Center Monétique Interbancaire (CMI) carried out 14.3 million online payment transactions via Moroccan and foreign bank cards, for a total amount of MAD 6 billion during the past year. Th...read more

14:39 21
Jan 2021

The Pan-African Economy in Brief: Thursday, January 21, 2021

Nigeria:The telecom regulator grants an Internet Service Provider license to E.F. Network: The Nigerian telecom market has gained a new Internet Service Provider. E.F. Network has received a license from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). It plans to use this resource to make Internet ser...read more

13:19 20
Jan 2021

News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Wednesday, January 20, 2021

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROCSmoking ban: The Government refusal: Cigarettes are making a comeback. While tobacco sales have had very little impact due to the pandemic and lockdown period, the smoking ban debate is resurfacing. The Second Chamber announces that the Government does not want a new law on cigar...read more

13:20 20
Jan 2021

The Moroccan Economy in Brief: Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Morocco is included in the Bloomberg Africa Bond Index: Morocco and Mauritius have just joined the Bloomberg African Bond Index, announced the African Development Bank (AfDB). The inclusion of these two countries marks a steady progression of the bank's efforts to deepen the bond market in Africa, t...read more

13:21 20
Jan 2021

The Pan-African Economy in Brief: Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Uganda:Internet back, but social networks remain blocked: In Uganda, Internet access was restored on Monday, January 18, although social networks and other messaging applications such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram, Skype, and Zoom are still blocked until further notice. The inform...read more

14:27 19
Jan 2021

News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

LE MATIN DU SAHARA:David Fischer: His Majesty the King laid the foundation for a closer partnership between Morocco and the United States: His Majesty King Mohammed VI has laid the foundation for an even closer partnership with the United States, said U.S. Ambassador to Morocco David Fischer on Mond...read more

14:28 19
Jan 2021

The Moroccan Economy in Brief: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Boujdour: MAD 27 million for under-equipped neighborhoods: The upgrading of under-equipped neighborhoods in the city of Boujdour will require an envelope of MAD 27.49 million. The project was launched on Sunday by the Minister of National Planning, Urbanism, Housing and Urban Policy, Nouzha Bouchare...read more

14:28 19
Jan 2021

The Pan-African Economy in Brief: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Kenya:Kenya is negotiating a deferral of its debt to China, its largest creditor after the World Bank: The Kenyan government is negotiating a moratorium on the repayment of its debt to China. This was announced by the Chinese Embassy in Nairobi in a statement issued this week. This operation is part...read more