King Mohammed VI expresses his anger against Political Elite
Jul29

King Mohammed VI expresses his anger against Political Elite

In a speech on Saturday on the occasion of the Throne Day, King Mohammed VI lashed out at the political elite, telling them they must take their responsibilities seriously or quit public office. The King’s speech heavily criticized politicians and officials, who he said have neither followed up with development policies and projects in the kingdom nor properly done their duties. “The evolution witnessed in Morocco in the political...

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King Mohammed VI Urges Politicians to Stop Hiding Behind Palace
Jul29

King Mohammed VI Urges Politicians to Stop Hiding Behind Palace

By Amira El Masaiti King Mohammed VI delivered the much-anticipated Royal speech tonight at 9 p.m. Dealing out criticism of government policy and exhortations to “change mentalities,” the King did not shy away from addressing governmental corruption, which he said puts the country at risk. While the relationship between the government and the people should be built on trust, the king recognized that many of the ties between the state...

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Full Text of King Mohammed VI Speech on the Throne Day
Jul29

Full Text of King Mohammed VI Speech on the Throne Day

King Mohammed VI addressed, on Saturday, a spee The speech is as follows: “Praise be to God, May peace and blessings be upon the Prophet, His Kith and Kin Dear Citizens, Today, we are celebrating the eighteenth anniversary of my accession to the throne, in a national environment characterized by achievements as well as challenges. This yearly celebration is an opportunity to renew the mutual bonds of the Bei’a uniting us and to take...

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King Mohammed VI Grants Royal Pardon  to  1,178 prisoners
Jul29

King Mohammed VI Grants Royal Pardon to 1,178 prisoners

The King has granted a royal pardon to 1,178 prisoners, which include Rif protesters and PJD youth members. The royal pardon benefits a number of the Rif activists who have been detained following eight-month protests in the Al Hoceima region. On the eve of the Throne Day, which will be celebrated on Sunday in Tangier, Morocco Ministry of the Royal Household announced that the Moroccan monarch has decided to grant his royal pardon to...

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King Mohammed VI arrived in Abidjan for Working Visit to Côte d’Ivoire
Feb24

King Mohammed VI arrived in Abidjan for Working Visit to Côte d’Ivoire

King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Prince Moulay Ismail, arrived on Friday in Abidjan for a friendship and working visit to the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, new leg of a royal tour that took the sovereign to Ghana, Zambia and Guinea. At the Félix Houphouët-Boigny airport, the King was greeted by Ivorian president, Alassane Dramane Ouattara, who was accompanied by Côte d’Ivoire’s First Lady Dominique Claudine Ouattara. The sovereign was...

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Africa’s supreme constitutional courts conference concludes Tuesday in Cairo
Feb21

Africa’s supreme constitutional courts conference concludes Tuesday in Cairo

A conference of the heads of Africa’s supreme constitutional courts concludes Tuesday in Cairo, attended by judges from more than 23 African nations who met to share experiences and expertise. The conference — the first of its kind — was inaugurated Monday by Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported. Attendees discussed sharing expertise in constitutional judiciary, means to bolster cooperation...

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