Morocco orders COVID-19 vaccine as cases approach 100,000

This article was originally published on Nasdaq, on September 18, 2020. Morocco on Friday signed a deal with Russia’s R-Pharm to buy a COVID-19 vaccine produced under a licence from Britain’s AstraZeneca, the health ministry said, as its total number of cases approached 100,000. The Ministry did not provide details on the cost and quantity… Continue Reading →

Morocco poised to unseat India, China as most competitive automotive investment destination

This article was originally published on The North Africa Post, on July 21, 2020. Morocco strives to improve its competitiveness in order to outperform India and China as the most attractive hub for automotive investments, Industry Minister Moulay Hafid El Alamy said. Morocco has offered propitious conditions for car manufacturers and part suppliers in key… Continue Reading →

The painted rocks of Aoussift, Morocco

This article was originally published on Atlas Obscura. In this desolate valley resides a gorgeous set of rocks sporting a technicolor design. THESE LARGE PAINTED GRANITE ROCKS, created by Belgian artist Jean Verame, can be found just off of a dirt road that branches from Agard-Oudad street in Tafraoute, Morocco. A brief 20-minute bike ride from Tafraoute… Continue Reading →

China’s economic loss could be Morocco’s gain

This article was originally published on DW, on July 15, 2020. Morocco stands to benefit as European firms, hurt by COVID-19, look to shorten their supply chains. But gains could be limited given European businesses’ penchant for efficiency and low costs that China offers.  The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the overreliance of European companies and… Continue Reading →

Renewable energy could produce 96% of electricity in Morocco by 2050

This article was originally published on Morocco World News, on July 10, 2020. Morocco has the potential to produce 96% of its electricity using renewable energy by 2050, announced a report from Morocco’s Economic, Social, and Environmental Council (CESE). CESE presented the report titled “Accelerating the Energy Transition for Morocco’s Green Growth” during a videoconference… Continue Reading →

Morocco extends Coronavirus emergency decree until August 10

This article was originally published on The New York Times, on July 9, 2020. RABAT — Morocco extended on Thursday an emergency decree until Aug. 10 giving local authorities leeway in taking restrictive measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak.  The cabinet maintained the decree in force to allow for restoring lockdowns on a region-by-region… Continue Reading →

Top five beauty products you need to bring back from Morocco

This article was originally published on Julie Off Duty. I just returned from an all-female, positively life-altering trip to Morocco with Visit Morocco and Around the World Beauty and wanted to race to tell you about the treasure trove of beauty products that awaited us in Marrakech! The founder, Stephanie Flor is a serious beauty… Continue Reading →

Moroccan chicken tajine recipe

This recipe was originally published on Once Upon a Chef. Chicken tajine is a traditional Moroccan dish of chicken pieces braised with spices, garlic, onion, olives, and preserved lemons. It’s company-worthy yet easy to throw together. Tweaked a bit from Cook’s Illustrated, this is my favorite chicken tagine, the traditional Moroccan dish of chicken pieces braised… Continue Reading →


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