Category: Portrait

Who is Nadia Hai, new French Minister of Moroccan origins

July 8, 2020

Nadia Hai who was named Minister of Territorial Cohesion and Relations with Local Authorities in the newly invested French government has carved a brilliant career ... Read More

COVID-19: Trump officially appoints Moroccan Moncef Slaoui head of Operation Warp Speed

May 16, 2020

US President Donald Trump officially appointed on Friday Morocco-born immunology expert Moncef Slaoui as head of the White House's COVID-19 vaccine development team. Trump announced ... Read More

Pioneering Doctor treating childbirth injuries died in Addis Ababa

March 20, 2020

Australian obstetrician and gynecologist Dr Catherine Hamlin died in her home in Addis Ababa on Wednesday March 18.   Dr. Catherine Hamlin, 96, devoted her ... Read More

Daniel Arap Moi, Former President of Kenya, Dies at 95

February 4, 2020

Former Kenyan president Daniel arap Moi, who ruled for more than 20 years, has died, the office of the president said on Tuesday. “Our nation ... Read More

Burundi: Pierre Nkurunziza’s Successor Appointed

January 27, 2020

Burundi's ruling party has named its secretary general, Maj Gen Evariste Ndayishimiye, as its presidential candidate in elections in May, to succeed outgoing Pierre Nkurunziza. ... Read More

Mohamed Horani Becomes Singapore’s Honorary Consul-General in Morocco

December 2, 2019

Moroccan businessman Mohamed Horani, CEO of payment solutions company HPS, has been appointed Honorary Consul-General of Singapore government in Casablanca, with jurisdiction throughout Morocco. In ... Read More

Journalist of Moroccan origin bestowed a prestigious American prize

November 12, 2019

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has bestowed its International Leadership Award to journalist and writer of Moroccan origin Souad Mekhennet, a Washington Post's international correspondent. The ... Read More

King Mohammed VI pays tribute to former leftist Prime Minister

August 2, 2019

On the twentieth anniversary of his rule, King Mohammed paid tribute to a patriotic leader who served the homeland with abnegation, former prime minister Abderrahmane ... Read More

Moroccan University Professor Grabs King Faisal Prize

March 25, 2019

Moroccan university professor Abdelali Mohamed Oudghiri received Sunday the 41st Prize of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia in the Arabic Language & Literature category. Dr. ... Read More

Morocco’s Najat Rochdi named Advisor to UN Special Envoy for Syria

March 6, 2019

The United Nations announced on Tuesday that Moroccan diplomat Najat Rochdi, who holds several humanitarian positions in the UN, has been appointed senior humanitarian advisor ... Read More