Spain: Morocco Guest of Honor at Andalusian Fashion Week

The event will see the participation of six Moroccan haute couture designers, say organizers.   During the three days of fashion shows, Siham El Habti, Amina Boussayri, Meriem Belkhayat, who presents her new collection, Safae Ibrahimi, Amine Mrani and the Madrid company ZAZ Handmade of the Moroccan designer Zahra Lahbabi, based in Spain, will present their collections in the opening […]

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HACA Participates in International Regulators’ Forum in Ottawa

Speaking at the session entitled “Harmonizing Media Frameworks” alongside officials of Australian, German and Ugandan regulators, Asloun presented an African perspective on the issue of regulatory asymmetry between traditional media and online actors, drawing attention to the democratic, cultural and social challenges that this issue represents on the continent.   He also highlighted the exchanges and avenues of reflection within […]

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Morocco Reports 11 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,912,767 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 23,411,735 the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, noting that 6,845,791 people have received the third dose of the vaccine, while 54,077 people have received the fourth dose.   According to […]

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Tunisia reports 20,000 new cancer cases every year: AMOP

TUNIS, Tunisia reports each year 20,000 new cancer cases, Secretary General of the Association of Private Oncologists (AMOP) Chiraz ben Ayed said on Saturday, specifying that cancer is the second cause of death in Tunisia after cardiovascular diseases.   Ben Ayed indicated in a statement to TAP on the fringes of the AMOP two-day scientific congress in Hammamet, that cancer […]

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Tunisia: Foreign investments up 18.9% end of September 2022 – FIPA

TUNIS, foreign investment flows to Tunisia were up 18.9% by the end of September 2022 compared to the same period last year, according to data from the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA).   These investments edged up 16.6% compared to the same period in 2020 and fell by 19.7% compared to 2019.   Tunisia drew foreign investments worth TND 1,645 […]

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Tunisian authorities team up against migrant trafficking

TUNIS, The Tunisian National Observatory on Migration (ONM) and the the National Authority to Combat Trafficking in Persons (INLTP) on Saturday signed a partnership agreement in order to provide a framework for cooperation and strengthen the partnership between the two sides in the areas of research, studies, documentation, publishing, training and skill support. The Observatory made the announcement in a […]

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Desert Locust Bulletin 529 (7 November 2022)

SITUATION IS CALM   The Desert Locust situation continued to remain calm during October. Rain had finished and summer breeding was nearly none. Low numbers of solitarious adults and a few hoppers were seen in parts of Mauritania, Niger, Chad, Sudan, and Yemen. In northwest Mauritania, few groups of copulating adults and transiens hoppers occurred and 213 ha were treated. […]

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China’s COVID resurgence spurs new curbs

China’s escalating COVID-19 resurgence has spurred authorities and companies to ramp up measures to contain outbreaks, disrupting production and throwing business events into confusion.   China reported on Monday 5,496 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases for Nov. 6, the highest since May 2, when the country’s commercial capital of Shanghai was put under a crushing lockdown amid its worst outbreak. […]

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Six dead after heavy rain, flooding in Dominican Republic capital

At least six people died from torrential rain and flooding in the Dominican Republic’s capital, Santo Domingo, over the weekend, as authorities began assessing the damage and removing debris and other materials.   “It’s a problem that continued to grow, the city and greater Santo Domingo area grew without a real drainage system,” President Luis Abinader told journalists on Sunday. […]

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Suspected al Shabaab militants attack Somalia military base

Suspected al Shabaab militants attacked a Somali military base in the central Galgaduud region on Monday, the defence ministry said, days after the area was captured by government forces.   The army repulsed the attack on the base housing national and local troops in Qayib, a village captured from al Shabaab last week, defence ministry spokesman Abdullahi Ali Anod told […]

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Francophonie Village to be “creative hub” for entrepreneurship, innovation and culture on Djerba Island

Hosted in the “Djerba Explore” Park on an area of 5 hectares, the Francophonie Village will be inaugurated on Sunday, November 13, 2022, by an authentic Tunisian show with the sounds of Djerba Island. The quite varied artistic opening (films, music, exhibitions, streaming games…) will also be marked by the presentation of a calligraphic work made by several hands and […]

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