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Major player in mobile money in Africa and the Middle East Orange launches Orange Money in Morocco

After securing approval last summer from the "Bank Al Maghrib", Orange Morocco announced on Tuesday the launch of Orange Money in the kingdom to allow Moroccans make mobile payments and transfer money using their phones.

Coronavirus spreads to 6 African countries as cases are confirmed in Senegal, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. Dog tests positive in Hong Kong

COVID-19, the deadly respiratory disease caused by coronavirus, has spread to over 80 countries around the world, including six in Africa - Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Globally, it has killed over 3200 people...

Western Sahara: the deeper story behind the Spanish government’s fake terror alert – By Luis Portillo Pasqual del Riquelme

It was the last days of November 2019. The 44th International Conference of Support and Solidarity with the Saharawi People (EUCOCO), held in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) had just ended with a very good attendance; and for the first...

Morocco yet to ask IMF for cash a year after $3 billion precautionary and liquidity line was approved

Morocco is yet to collect any cash from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a year after $3 billion Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) was approved by the IMF’s Executive Board on December 17, 2018.

Spanish Professor sends scathing letter to all UN Security Council members over Western Sahara, a country recognized by the African Union but not yet...

Luis Portillo Pasqual del Riquelme, a former professor at Madrid Autonomous University, sent a scathing letter early this month to all members of the United Nations Security Council, condemning Resolution 2494 on Western Sahara, a country...

First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame tells African women and girls: “What a man can do, a woman can do just as well”

African women and girls are as gifted and talented as African men and boys, the First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame said on Monday, in a message to empower women and debunk a discredited but persistent...

Royal Air Maroc flight lands in Nigeria with baggage door wide open

A Royal Air Maroc flight landed at the Murtala Muhammed international airport in the commercial city of Lagos on Friday morning with its baggage door wide-open, authorities told TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA in a statement....

Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria strengthen ties

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for closer ties between Nigeria and Egypt and also with Morocco.Lawan made the call at meetings with the Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, Assem...

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