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International students made to wait months for German visas
Students in India, Morocco and Cameroon had to wait over a year before getting a visa appointment to study in Germany, according to a report. The Greens slammed the growing wait times as "discouraging and demotivating."
Why are farmers in Morocco becoming insect guardians?
15 Aug 2019
Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are threatened around the world. One project is encouraging farmers in Morocco to use blooming fields and insect hotels to protect them.
Morocco rescues 242 migrants in Mediterranean
30 Jul 2019
The migrants were plucked from several inflatable boats in the Strait of Gibraltar and returned to Morocco. The rescue came a day one of the deadliest migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean this year.
Who wins the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?
22 Jun 2019
Who will win Africa's biggest football championship? We asked some experts to give their predictions on the AFCON, and here is what they had to say.
Facelift helps Morocco's Old City of Fez lure tourists
4 Jun 2019
In recent times the imperial city of Fez has been overlooked by tourists in favour of Marrakesh, but now Morocco's 'spiritual' capital is bustling with visitors thanks to major renovations and low-cost flights.
Animal herds in Morocco's streets, a detention center in Angola, and more
21 May 2019
Animal herds in Morocco's streets, a detention center in Angola, and more.
The role Economic Commission for Africa can play in curbing climate change
6 Apr 2019
At the ongoing ECA Conference of Ministers in Marrakesh, Morocco, Members from the ECA present discussed various agendas about the fiscal policy; inter Africa trade and the private sector in the digital era.
Germany sees sharp rise in deportations to North Africa
3 Mar 2019
More and more rejected asylum-seekers are being sent back to Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, according to a new report. The German government wants to designate the countries as "safe" in order to accelerate the process.
Most football associations support 48-team World Cup in Qatar - FIFA chief
18 Jan 2019
FIFA chief Gianni Infantino tells news conference in Morocco that most football associations would back increasing the size of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams.
Women say Morocco's invasive 'virginity tests' are assault
1 Jan 2019
Invasively checking vaginal tightness and whether hymens are intact is common in rural Morocco. But women are increasingly publicly opposing this practice. They say the examination constitutes rape.
UN migration compact formally adopted
12 Dec 2018
UN member states have adopted the UN's controversial migration compact at a conference in Morocco. A number of countries have refused to sign the nonbinding accord, among them the US.
Organic food on the up in Morocco
21 Apr 2018
In Morocco, organic food is still a niche market but it's growing. One firm is taking advantage with an app that delivers fresh produce by e-bike.