Category: Culture

Morocco’s RedOne produces official 2022 World Cup song

April 4, 2022

Morocco’s producer and multi-Grammy award winner RedOne has produced the official song of the 2022 World Cup. The song, unveiled on Friday, is entitled “Hayya ... Read More

Covid-19: Morocco Extends Public Health Emergency until Jan.31, 2022

December 23, 2021

The Moroccan government Council decided on Thursday to extend the state of health emergency until January 31, 2022 to preserve the progress achieved in the ... Read More

UNESCO Global Geoparks: Marrakech Chosen to Host 10th International Conference

December 17, 2021

The Moroccan city of Marrakech has been selected to host 10th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks scheduled for September 2023. The decision was made ... Read More

César for Best Short Film goes to French-Moroccan director Sofia Alaoui

March 14, 2021

New consecration for Sofia Alaoui. The French-Moroccan director has just won the César for best short film for her "What if the Goats Die?" The ... Read More

Akon inks agreement with Senegal to build ‘real-life Wakanda’

January 15, 2020

US hip-hop star Akon has finally signed the agreement for Akon City to be built in Senegal, the artist said in a tweet. In 2018, ... Read More

Morocco Tells Netherlands to Mind its Own Business

April 23, 2018

Morocco’s foreign minister Nasser Bourita told his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok that freedom of speech and protest in Al Hoceima is a domestic issue and ... Read More

Morocco’s Al Akhawayn University Ranks First in Maghreb

March 5, 2018

Morocco’s Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane topped the ranking of Maghreb universities for the third year in a row. The ranking, established by QS Arab ... Read More

Moroccan Project Wins UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize

March 3, 2018

The GENIE program, developed by Morocco's education ministry, won the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for Innovation in Education. Launched in 2005, GENIE ... Read More

Moroccan film ‘Razzia’ Shortlisted in Oscar 2018 Best Foreign Movie Pre-selection

September 16, 2017

Two years after his much-heralded prostitute drama “Much Loved” was banned in his home country, Moroccan auteur Nabil Ayouch made it to the pre-selection of ... Read More

North African & European Entities Join efforts to Boost Mediterranean Film Industry

May 30, 2017

The film commissions of Andalucia and Tangiers, Italy’s Rome Lazio Film Commission, Spain’s Film Commission, France’s Ile-de-France and the Carthage Film Festival have agreed to ... Read More