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[Morocco] Perry Ellis International enters footwear distribution partnership with Kennek FZE
24-04-2018 | 06:32:00
Global designer of high men and women's apparel Perry Ellis International, Inc. has entered into a license agreement with Kennek FZE to source and distribute a full range of products under the Gotcha® brand.
Competition regulation takes hold in Africa
23-04-2018 | 11:26:00
The top ten economies by Gross Domestic Product in Africa all have active competition regulation, save for Angola and Nigeria but those countries are in the process of establishing completion law regimes, which are expected to be up and running soon.
Maroc Telecom Q1 revenue up 5.6% as Morocco mobile services return to growth
23-04-2018 | 09:47:04
Maroc Telecom's revenues for the first quarter increased to MAD 8.99 billion, up 5.6 percent at constant exchange rates thanks to significant revenue growth in Morocco and at its African subsidiaries.
Vivo Energy Morocco’s Shell Club Fidelity program reaches 500,000 members
18-04-2018 | 06:46:00
Vivo Energy Maroc, the company in charge of the marketing and distribution of Shell brand fuels and lubricants in Morocco and Butagaz brand Liquefied Petroleum Gas, has reached 500,000 members for its Shell Club Fidelity program.
Etihad Airways increases services to Morocco
17-04-2018 | 08:39:00
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is boosting its popular services to Morocco to meet increased demand to and from its two gateways in the North African kingdom.
New training academy launched to improve driving and road safety in Morocco
11-04-2018 | 09:43:03
Road accidents remain a major challenge to Morocco’s human, social and economic development, causing more than 3,000 fatalities per year.
South Africa, Kenya and Morocco drive Africa online retail sales, yStats.com report
06-04-2018 | 11:37:51
Online retail sales in Africa accounted for less than one per cent of the global total last year, even though some nations have already undergone a rapid growth period.
Intelcia expands into Madagascar and Mauritius
27-03-2018 | 10:48:00
Karim Bernoussi, Chief Executive Officer of the Intelcia Group, a major player in customer relations, announces the integration of outsourcing sites Outremer Télécom Maurice et Madagascar, which will now conduct business under the Intelcia banner.
[Morocco] Hilton partners with Wessal Capital to build 150 room hotel in Rabat
27-03-2018 | 09:59:49
Hilton will once again be welcoming guests to the Moroccan capital city of Rabat from 2022 after a landmark deal was signed with Wessal Capital.
Morocco ranks top investment destination in Africa for 2017, followed by Egypt, Algeria, Botswana, Cote d’Ivoire - Quantum research
27-03-2018 | 06:04:00
Morocco is the most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent, according to the latest Africa Investment Index 2018 (AII) by Quantum Global’s independent research arm, Quantum Global Research Lab.
Vivo Energy and Resolution Call top the list of best places to work in Morocco for 2018
22-03-2018 | 08:18:00
Vivo Energy, Resolution Call, HPS Worldwide, Webhelp, Teleperformance, Comdata, Hilti, Arval, Masen, Chaabi LLD, Nestle, Promamec, Roche, Nomac were awarded the best place to work in Morocco for 2018.
Currency floatation to boost Morocco’s real estate market, JLL report
21-03-2018 | 11:27:14
Earlier this year, the Moroccan Central Bank introduced the gradual floatation of the Moroccan Dirham, providing more flexibility to real estate investors and paving the way for a more buoyant real estate market in the year ahead.
dLocal expands to Egypt and Morocco
21-03-2018 | 07:45:00
dLocal, a payments technology company is building on the momentum of another year of solid growth with expansions in its boardroom, C-Suite, and roster of regions where its ecommerce customers are uncovering opportunities.
Africa overtakes Japan and Australia as the most preferred destination by Chinese travelers, TravelZoo Survey
20-03-2018 | 08:55:45
Travelzoo® , a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members, is forecasting the largest popularity growth of Africa in 2018 among avid Chinese travelers.
UN Global Compact launches local network in Morocco
16-03-2018 | 08:23:50
The United Nations Global Compact has officially launched its local network in Morocco. A memorandum of understanding was signed between the UN Global Compact, the General Confederation of Moroccan Companies and UNDP Morocco.
[Morocco] SDX Energy discovers gas at Sebou permit
15-03-2018 | 06:11:00
International oil and gas company with principal focus in North Africa has discovered gas at its SAH-2 well on the Sebou permit in Morocco.
Saham Group now a pan African investment fund, sells insurance business to Sanlam
13-03-2018 | 10:03:00
Sanlam, SAHAM’s partner since February 2016, will increase its stake in the capital of SAHAM Group’s insurance subsidiary, from 46.6 per cent to 100 per cent, according to the terms of an agreement recently reached.
Nexteer Automotive announces new production facility in Morocco
27-02-2018 | 08:47:24
Nexteer Automotive, a global player in automotive industry has announced a new production facility in Kenitra, Morocco.
Voltalia receives nod to set up two hydro power plants in Morocco
15-02-2018 | 08:28:00
In parallel to the “Photovoltaica” congress of renewable energies in Marrakech, global power producer Voltalia has announced that it has obtained permits for two hydropower plants of 9.8 MW and 7.2 MW in Morocco.
Honoris United Universities welcomes EMSI and YK Business School to its pan African network
15-02-2018 | 06:32:00
Private pan-African higher education platform Honoris United Universities, says that Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur, EMSI, Morocco, and YK Business School, YKBS, Mauritius, formally joined the network as member institutions.
Atradius Collections partners with Morocco company to grow African foothold
13-02-2018 | 08:15:19
International commercial debt collection services company Atradius Collections has expanded its international presence through a cooperation with a local partner in Morocco, Casablanca.
Smoove extends bikeshare scheme to Nigeria
12-02-2018 | 13:08:19
Marrakesh, a pioneering city as regards environmental protection, set up the very first bikeshare scheme in Africa on the occasion of the COP22 that it hosted in 2016.
Thyssenkrupp to open aerospace facility in Morocco
02-02-2018 | 08:04:29
Thyssenkrupp Materials Services is expanding its aerospace network. The global supply chain solutions experts are opening a sales and production site in Morocco.
Morocco, European bank join hands to boost green projects
25-01-2018 | 11:45:00
Morocco and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed Wednesday in Rabat a Memorandum of Understanding on green projects financing.
[Ghana] GCB Bank partners with Morocco's largest bank to consolidate transactions in ECOWAS
09-01-2018 | 11:37:00
GCB Bank Limited and Attijariwafa Bank Group, Morocco’s largest financial institution, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to broaden and consolidate financial transactions in Ghana, ECOWAS and beyond.
Varroc Lighting Systems expands global footprint with new Morocco factory
09-01-2018 | 06:32:00
Varroc Lighting Systems is expanding its footprint as it establishes a manufacturing and product development base in Morocco.
[Morocco] Tourism in Marrakech sees record number in 2017
05-01-2018 | 10:07:00
2017 was a record year for Marrakech’s tourism. For the first time in history, the ocher city crossed the threshold of 2 million tourists welcomed in a year and more than 6 million overnight stays.
Morocco joins the World Bank Treasury Government Debt and Risk Management Program
04-01-2018 | 09:14:01
The World Bank Treasury announced today the addition of two new members, Morocco and Ukraine, to the Government Debt and Risk Management program.
Green Motion expands car rental fleet in Morocco
02-01-2018 | 14:45:00
Green Motion's North African operations in Morocco have announced the introduction of new hybrid models onto their car rental fleet.
Morocco purchases four Dreamliner Planes for $1.1b
29-12-2017 | 10:40:00
The fleet of Morocco’s national airline company Royal Air Maroc (RAM) will be enhanced with the purchase of four 787-9 Dreamliner planes for $1.1 billion.
Etihad Airways announces Casablanca as new Boeing 787 Dreamliner destination
18-12-2017 | 13:00:00
Casablanca will be the first North African destination to be served by Etihad Airways’ next generation aircraft which is fast becoming the backbone of the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s long-haul fleet.
[Morocco] National Aviation Services launches New Pearl lounges at Marrakech Menara Airport
15-12-2017 | 09:53:00
National Aviation Services (NAS), the fastest growing airport services provider in the emerging markets has launched its Pearl Lounges at the Marrakech-Menara Airport in Morocco reinforcing capacities at the newly renovated airport.
BIOCAD launches plant in Morocco, eyes Senegal, Gabon and Côte d’Ivoire
29-11-2017 | 12:52:48
Russian biotechnology company BIOCAD and Moroccan pharmaceutical company Sothema Labs have announced the launch of medicines derived using the technology provided by the Russian manufacturer into the North African market.
Bombardier signaling technology boosts Morocco rail service
24-11-2017 | 13:11:49
Bombardier Transportation has reached a significant milestone in its rail modernization projects with the Moroccan State Railway, ONCF.
Structural transformation key for rise of North African economies, ECA
23-11-2017 | 06:52:43
The Economic Commission for Africa is focusing on essential components of structural transformation, such as sustainable investment in infrastructures and new industries.
Mercer launches Francophone Africa Hub in Morocco
21-11-2017 | 08:42:16
Mercer, a global consulting leader in health, wealth and career and wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc., has announced an expanded footprint as part of an important initiative to strengthen service to the Francophone region of Africa.
Morocco maintains lead in North Africa in latest World Bank Doing Business report
03-11-2017 | 11:34:00
In the World Bank’s 2018 “Doing Business – Reforming to Create Jobs” report, Morocco again ranked number one in North Africa and third overall in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Area9 and Valia partner to advance corporate e learning in North Africa
01-11-2017 | 06:10:29
Area9 Learning and Valia Investments have signed a long-term exclusive partnership to advance adaptive e-learning for corporations in North Africa and Middle East and North Africa region.
World Bank invests $350 million to support financial reforms in Morocco
30-10-2017 | 10:38:24
The World Bank has announced a $350 million program to support wide-ranging reforms of financial intermediation in Morocco.
[Morocco] Air Arabia Maroc launches new service to Agadir
17-10-2017 | 12:51:06
Morocoo’s largest low cost carrier Air Arabia Maroc has launched a new twice weekly scheduled service between Dublin to the Moroccan city of Agadir.
South Africa constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute
05-10-2017 | 05:45:00
At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a 40-year-long North African territory deadlock.
Morocco and Algeria among beneficiaries of Gemalto biometric passports
08-09-2017 | 06:00:00
Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has announced that its advanced epassport technologies are now being used in over 30 different countries including Morocco and Algeria.
IFAW unveils key partnership with Morocco to tackle illegal wildlife trade
28-08-2017 | 11:33:56
With illegal wildlife trade being one of the most serious threats to biodiversity, the International Fund for Animal Welfare and the Moroccan government’s High Commission for Water, and forests are announcing a partnership to strengthen the protection of wildlife and habitats.
Fitch Ratings grants Moroccan reinsurer Societe Centrale de Reassurance Triple A rating with a stable outlook
11-08-2017 | 14:01:37
Moroccan reinsurer Societe Centrale de Reassurance (SCR has been granted by Fitch Rating services local triple A rating (AAA) with Stable Outlook, reflecting its financial soundness and solvency of 202% Solvency Ratio for the year 2016.
Wartsila to supply 22 Megawatts power plant to Morocco
07-08-2017 | 11:32:09
Technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a 22 MW baseload power plant to Morocco’s state utility under an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract.
[Morocco] Sound Energy confirms final approval of Matarka licence
07-08-2017 | 10:13:00
Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to confirm the final approval of the Matarka licence in eastern Morocco.
Morocco only country in North Africa with low economic risk, Euler Hermes Survey
27-07-2017 | 06:40:33
In its most recent quarterly survey of 250 countries, credit risk insurance specialist Euler Hermes ranked Morocco as the only country in the “low-risk” category in the short and medium term in North Africa, and one of only three in Africa.
Total and Worldline partner with African Fintech InTouch to support deployment of Guichet Unique solutions in eight African countries
25-07-2017 | 06:07:02
Total and Worldline have signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch.
Morocco secures $25 million loan from the Clean Technology Fund for hybrid solar project
03-07-2017 | 13:45:26
Morocco has received approval for a $25 million loan from the Climate Investment Funds’ Clean Technology Fund (CIF CTF).
EuroMena announces acquisition of Moroccan Retailer, Retail Holding
22-06-2017 | 08:33:00
EuroMena is pleased to announce the acquisition of a minority stake of Retail Holding SA, a leading Moroccan Retailer. Proceeds of the investment will mainly be used to fund the expansion of the Group.
Mauritania collaborates with ECA and Morocco for better national account accuracy
15-06-2017 | 09:03:54
A delegation from the Mauritanian national statistics office has initiated a field trip to its Moroccan equivalent, the High Commission for Planning.
Hotel development in Africa on steady rise, despite challenges - W Hospitality Group survey
01-06-2017 | 10:21:00
Hotel development activity in Africa is still rising in the face of the continent’s economic problems, showing a 13 per cent increase in 2017.
New $350 million program unleashes opportunities for financial sector growth in Morocco
18-05-2017 | 08:47:00
The World Bank has unveiled a $350 million program to support wide-ranging reforms of financial intermediation in Morocco. The operation supports new sources of financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) while improving the regulatory oversight of the banking sector.
More inclusive growth and youth employment within reach for Morocco, report
15-05-2017 | 08:23:05
Morocco has an opportunity in the years ahead to boost economic growth and job creation, especially for young people, and to catch up even faster with developed economies by investing in its human capital, modernizing the economy and improving the performance of public institutions.
Africa Legal Network welcomes new members from Algeria, Guinea and Morocco
05-05-2017 | 05:40:55
Africa Legal Network has announced the admission of three new members as part of their strategy to expand into francophone Africa. The new members are based in Algeria, Guinea and Morocco.
Casablanca and Nairobi rank leading destinations for Fortune 500 companies establishing international headquarters
18-04-2017 | 09:44:00
The Middle East Africa (MEA) region has become increasingly important for the majority of global Fortune 500 companies, according to a new report released by Infomineo, a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East.
Hilton eyes North African expansion with new Casablanca Office
18-04-2017 | 07:23:10
Hilton has signalled its intention to ramp up its expansion in North Africa with the establishment of a dedicated development office in Casablanca.
[Morocco] Maroc Telecom Launches Innovative “Smart Days” Cycle Meetings
11-04-2017 | 09:56:00
Maroc Telecom has just launched its new cycle meeting, “Smart Days.” This is an exchange and debate platform organized around different themes related to digital transformation.
80 Moroccan companies break ground in Rwanda at the Africa Business Connect 2017
07-04-2017 | 14:27:01
Over 500 high-level delegates from Morocco and Rwanda gathered in Rwanda for the African Business Connect 2017 which has seen the signing of key agreements including between the National Federation of Electricity and Renewable energy and private developers within the renewable energy sector in Rwanda.
‘Merck More than a Mother’ from Africa to Asia for the first time, in partnership with ASPIRE
03-04-2017 | 08:35:00
Merck, a leading science and technology company through its ‘Merck More than a Mother’ initiative in partnership with Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE), conducted a panel to address challenges and solutions to improve access to regulated fertility care in Africa and Asia.
Emirates Airlines launches Airbus A380 flights to Morocco
28-03-2017 | 05:08:22
Emirates airlines has launched its Airbus A380 flight from Dubai to Casablanca’s Mohammed V Airport.
World Bank commits $150 million to enhance social programs and support small enterprises in Morocco
13-03-2017 | 07:10:06
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved today a $150 million financing in support of the Moroccan government’s goal of modernizing its national identification system and provide financing to promote innovative startups and job creation.
Nine African countries commit to protect Congo Basin with Blue Fund
10-03-2017 | 07:19:43
Ministers from nine African nations (Morocco, Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo and Rwanda) have today gathered in Oyo at the invitation of the President of the Republic of the Congo to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the creation of the Congo Basin Blue Fund.
[Morocco] Ithmar Capital partners with Ghana investment Fund to deepen investment across Africa
21-02-2017 | 05:31:46
The Moroccan sovereign wealth fund Ithmar Capital and Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF) have concluded a strategic partnership to explore co-investment opportunities in many areas and in several African countries.