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2016-07-28 Saharawi, Zambia - May the Truth Be Known!
[The Herald] In two consecutive instalments, fellow columnist Delta Milayo Ndou spoke about an important issue as the digital divide in Zimbabwe gets narrower and narrower. If this writer got her right, she was saying the information glut in cyberspace has created a major constraint: separating truth from untruth; authoritative from unauthoritative information. I totally agree with Ndou's observations, and would add that in our environments, where these gadgets are still considered elitist, the additional problem is de

2016-07-29 Morocco Turns Back to Seek AU Membership
[News of Rwanda] The Kingdom of Morocco has told African Union Summit ongoing in Rwanda's capital Kigali, that it has revised its decision and wants to rejoin the body after more than 30 years of absence.

2016-07-27 UN Security Council Calls for Resumption of Polisario-Morocco Talks
[Algerie Presse Service] Washington -The UN Security Council on Tuesday called for the resumption of talks between the Polisario Front and Morocco, which should lead to the holding of self-determination referendum for the Sahrawi people.

2016-07-28 African Journalists Gear Up for Climate Change Conference
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Morocco -About 26 journalists from selected African countries, on Sunday July 10, arrived at Morocco to participate in a press trip, organised by the Steering Committee of the 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 22) for them.

2016-07-27 President Bashir in Tangier for Talks With King Mohamed Vi of Morocco
[SNA] Tangier -The President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, arrived in the Moroccan town of Tangier, for talks with the King Mohamed VI of Morocco and the King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saood, the custodian of the two holy mosques.

2016-07-25 Morocco and Somalia Sign Religious Cooperation Deal
[Shabelle] Morocco and Somalia signed here Thursday an agreement on religious cooperation.

2016-07-23 Minurso - Polisario Urges Security Council to Take Action
[Algerie Presse Service] Polisario Front called Friday on the United Nations Security Council to take urgent measures to restore MINURSO (UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) to full functionality and to establish a direct, high-level negotiation process between the Polisario and Morocco.

2016-07-20 AU Terms Must Apply in Readmitting Morocco
[Citizen] The African Union is to decide on whether or not Morocco can be readmitted as a full member. Morocco quit the irganisation 32 years ago in protest over a decision to make the disputed territory of Western Sahara a member of the AU.

2016-07-20 World Must Not Tolerate Genocide Ideology - Sahrawi Leader
[New Times] The President of Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, also known as Western Sahara, has said the world must take a firm stand against genocide ideology and the crime of genocide anywhere in the world.

2016-07-19 Morocco Asks to Rejoin the African Union After 32 Years
[Al Jazeera] Morocco has asked to rejoin the African Union (AU), 32 years after it quit the bloc in protest over a decision to make the disputed territory of Western Sahara a member.

2016-07-19 Western Sahara - France Supports UN Process for Just, Lasting Solution
[Algerie Presse Service] Paris -France supports United Nations process for a "just, lasting and mutually acceptable solution" to Western Sahara conflict," said Monday the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2016-07-19 African Union Stresses Support to Western Sahara People's Self-Determination
[Algerie Presse Service] Kigali -The 27th ordinary session of African Union Heads of State and Government reiterated Sunday in Kigali, Rwanda, its unfailing support to Western Sahara people's right to self-determination.

2016-07-18 AU to Vote On Morocco's Readmission
[New Times] The readmission of Morocco into the African Union will require member countries to go through a voting process to determine their readmission, officials have said.

2016-07-18 King Questions AU's Stance on Western Sahara
[MAP] Kigali -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the 27th Summit of the African Union, which is being in Kigali.

2016-07-18 Morocco Wants to Return to African Union
[Deutsche Welle] Moroccan king Mohammed VI has announced that the country was willing to reenter the AU, despite decades-old diplomatic spat that caused the kingdom to leave. Morocco is the only African country outside the bloc.

2016-07-18 Arab Wheelchair Basketball Championship - Algeria Snatches Title in Morocco
[Algerie Presse Service] Agadir -Algeria's national wheelchair basketball team has won the title of the Arab championship "Open," after it beat hosting country Morocco (71-36) in the final game, Saturday evening in Agadir.

2016-07-18 Ould Khelifa Reiterates Algeria's Support to Western Sahara Cause
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The speaker of the People's National Assembly (lower house of parliament), Mohamed Larbi Ould Khelifa, reiterated Saturday Algeria's support to Western Sahara in international fora, being fully convinced that it is backing a just cause.

2016-07-19 Full Text of Royal Message to the Medcop Climate 2016
[MAP] Tangier -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the participants in the second Conference of Parties of the countries bordering the Mediterranean on Climate Change (MedCOP Climate 2016), which kicked off here on Monday.

2016-07-19 HM the King - the Mediterranean Is Going to Be One of the Regions Most Impacted By Global Warming
[MAP] Tangier -The Mediterranean is probably going to be one of the regions most impacted by global warming in the world, HM king Mohammed VI said in a message to the participants in the second Conference of Parties of the countries bordering the Mediterranean on Climate Change (MedCOP Climate 2016), which kicked off here on Monday.

2016-07-18 Wydad Stay Top, Ahly Earn First Point
[CAF] Egyptian giants Al Ahly earned their first point at the group stage courtesy a barren draw with visiting Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on Saturday in Alexandria.

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