MAROC | MOROCCO

30-Sep-2020 to 16:42

Morocco: OCP turnover stable at $ 2.8 b in Q1 2020

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The turnover of the ‘Office Cherifien des Phosphates’ (OCP) Group was stabilized around US$2.8 billion in the first half of 2020, compared to the same period of last year and this, despite a drop in prices of all categories of phosphate products, the group said in a statement on Tuesday.

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29-Sep-2020 to 17:03

Morocco expects economy to contract by 5.8% due to COVID-19, drought

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan economy is expected to contract by 5.8 percent due to the negative effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and drought, the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administrative reform, Mohamed Benchaaboun, said Monday.

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22-Sep-2020 to 17:41

Covid-19: Morocco, Africa’s 2nd-most affected country

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The surge in new cases of Covid-19 contamination in recent months has placed Morocco as the 2ndmost pandemic-affected country in Africa just behind South Africa, which has 700,000 confirmed cases.

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14-Sep-2020 to 17:01

Moroccan passport ranks world 43rd

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan passport is ranked 43rd in the world and allows its holders to travel to 56 countries without a visa, namely to 23 countries with free access and to 33 countries with a visa on arrival, according to the annual ranking of “Passport Index” established by the London firm Henley & Partners.

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10-Sep-2020 to 19:00

Morocco dismantles terrorist cell

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ), reporting to the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST) in Morocco, has successfully dismantled a Daesh-affiliated terrorist cell in the kingdom.

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25-Aug-2020 to 17:43

Moroccan actress, ex-Minister dies of protracted illness

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco’s actress and ex-Minister of Culture, Touria Jabrane died on Monday August 24, at the age of 68, in a clinic in Casablanca following a long illness.

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25-Aug-2020 to 17:29

Morocco, Suriname vow to strengthen cooperation

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco and Suriname, on Monday, expressed their firm desire to strengthen, enrich and further diversify bilateral cooperation; they also underlined their commitment to supporting issues of common interest such as peace, stability and human development.

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