Morocco

July 20, 2000

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Morocco's ambassador to Doha is playing down his recall to Rabat following criticism of Qatar's political and media attitudes towards Morocco, a newsp

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(Finances News) – The first half-year 2000 is over. However, the national mutual funds' market is still less lively than a year ago.

July 16, 2000

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(MEBG) – The Spanish-led consortium, Medi Telecom, has been granted a one billion Euro ($959 million) loan by ABN AMRO and SG Investment Banking.

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(MEBG) – The initial public offering on July 11on the Casablanca Stock Exchange of shares of Managem, a subsidiary of the ONA group, has been deemed a real success.

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(MEBG) – The results for the end of this first semester of the Casablanca Stock Exchange are not optimistic. Since the beginning of the year, the bourse’s General Index lost nearly 7 percent.

July 15, 2000

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Jigawa State in northern Nigeria has signed a 15-million-dollar contract with a Moroccan company to boost agriculture in the state, a top official sai

July 13, 2000

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One person died and 13 others were missing Thursday after a ship carrying 17 Moroccan immigrants sank off the coast of Western Sahara on July 9th, the

July 11, 2000

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A report released in late June by the World Bank painted a depressing picture of the Moroccan economy, and even suggested that if consistent and solid growth was not soon resumed, social and civil str

July 5, 2000

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Colas Company, a subsidiary of the French firm Bouygues, have won a contract to build a highway in Morocco, near Casablanca. The new road will be paved between the cities of Al-Mohmadiya and Settat, w

July 4, 2000

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A Portuguese man and a French national were sentenced to 10 years in jail by a court in this northern Moroccan town Monday for drug trafficking, judic

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By Munir K. Nasser Washington, DC  The US Government announced that it would provide Morocco with a new food package in response to the worsening drou

July 3, 2000

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Sixty of Morocco's 270 beaches have been declared polluted and unsuitable for swimming this summer season, press reports said Monday. The beaches incl

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Moroccan police have arrested seven Islamic fundamentalists for trying to bathe at a public beach in accordance with religious custom, an Islamic spok

July 2, 2000

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Morocco is to invest over 57 million dollars to build eight new stadia and renovate four other existing venues in their bid to host the 2006 World Cup

June 29, 2000

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The Organization of the Islamic Conference (IOC) on Thursday chose another Moroccan, Abdelouhed Belkziz, as its next chief despite private protests th