23-November-2018 to 18:02

Africities: Urbanization must be at heart of public policies - Minister

APA-Marrakech (By Special Envoy, Abdourahmane Diallo) — Morocco, like most African countries faces frantic urbanization and that is why the urban question must be placed at the centre of public policies so that the challenge of equity and demographic integration is met, the kingdom's National Territory and Urban Planning, Housing and Urbanism minister, Abdelahad Fassi Fihri suggested in Marrakech on Friday.

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23-November-2018 to 16:33

Africities: Morocco and UEMOA communal entities sign MoU

APA-Marrakech (Morocco) — The Moroccan Association of Presidents of Communal Councils (AMPCC) and the Council of Territorial Communities of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) have signed an MoU aimed at supporting the implementation of its Regional Program to Support Financial Decentralization.

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22-November-2018 to 18:02

Niamey accommodating 4,250 refugees - Mayor

APA-Marrakech (By Special Correspondent, Abdourahmane Diallo) — Cities are now places where teeming numbers of refugees are accommodated and Niamey, the capital of Niger is no exception, the mayor of the city told the Africities summit in Marrakech on Thursday.

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22-November-2018 to 17:45

Africities: Human resources are engines of growth for collectivities - Consultan...

APA-Dakar (By Edouard Toure, Senegal) — The head of the Management of Human Resources in Territorial Communities of West Africa, Senegal’s Badara Samb has emphasized the importance of human resources which he described as the essential engine for sustainable development.

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22-November-2018 to 15:52

Africities: Morocco launches climate finance expertise scheme

APA-Marrakech (Morocco) — Morocco has launched a so-called Sub-national Climate Finance Expertise Program (PEFCLI) aimed at building and implementing a national strategy to fund projects for environmental resilience.

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22-November-2018 to 15:42

African cities offer few opportunities for youth development - Official

APA-Marrakech (Morocco) by Abdourahmane Diallo — The majority of African cities are not sufficiently prepared to allow the development of their youths who only want to be in the minimum conditions to develop their potential, Dhoha Bouzid, deputy Mayor of Sfax in Tunisia, said Thursday in Marrakech.

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21-November-2018 to 18:15

Africities: Local authorities urged to join int’l discourses

APA-Marrakech (By Special Correspondent Abdourahmane Diallo, Morocco) — The Secretary General of the United Cities and Local Government of Africa (UCLGA), Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, has called for greater involvement by local authorities in international discourses.

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