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2021 CHAN: Kenyan referee to handle Morocco-Mali final

2021 CHAN: Kenyan referee to handle Morocco-Mali final

Kenyan Peter Waweru Kamaku will officiate the final of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) between defending champions Morocco and Mali on Sunday, 7 February, 2021, at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde. Waweru, a lecturer of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, will lead the team of match officials as the curtains on […]

Morocco orders 65 million vaccine doses

Morocco orders 65 million vaccine doses

Morocco said Thursday it had ordered 65 million doses of novel coronavirus vaccine, as the North African kingdom prepared to launch a vaccination campaign targeting 25 million people. “Preparations have reached very advanced stages,” Health Minister Khalid Ait Taleb said in a statement on the roll-out plans. “Field exercises covering all stages of the process […]

Morocco announces three-week Covid-19 curfew

Morocco announces three-week Covid-19 curfew

The Moroccan government announced a nationwide curfew and other restrictive measures Monday, as it seeks to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The curfew will be in place between the hours of 9:00 pm (2000 GMT) and 6:00 am and the new measures — also including a ban on parties and public gatherings — […]

Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history, culture

Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history, culture

Jewish history and culture in Morocco will soon be part of the school curriculum — a “first” in the region and in the North African country, where Islam is the state religion. The decision “has the impact of a tsunami,” said Serge Berdugo, secretary-general of the Council of Jewish Communities of Morocco. It “is a […]

US adopts map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara

US adopts map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara

The United States (US) adopted Saturday a “new official” map of Morocco that includes the disputed territory of Western Sahara, the ambassador to Rabat said. “This map is a tangible representation of President Trump’s bold proclamation two days ago — recognising Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara,” Ambassador David Fischer said according to a statement seen […]