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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 Blockchain firm Soluna to build 900MW wind farm in Morocco - CEO
RABAT, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Blockchain company Soluna plans to build a 900-megawatt wind farm to power a computing center in Dakhla in the Morocco-administered Western Sahara, its chief executive John Belizaire said in an interview.

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 UPDATE 1-South Africa plastics company Mpact H1 profits falter, shares fall
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 8 (Reuters) - South African paper and plastics packaging maker Mpact reported a 13 percent fall in half-year earnings on Wednesday in the face of challenging trading conditions and subdued consumer demand, sending its share price almost 7 percent lower.

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 UPDATE 2-Morocco agrees to accept U.S. poultry - USTR, USDA
WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Morocco has agreed to accept imports of American poultry products for the first time, the U.S. Trade Representative's office and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday, estimating initial annual shipments at about $10 million.

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 Morocco agrees to accept U.S. poultry - USTR, USDA
WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Morocco has agreed to accept imports of American poultry products for the first time, the U.S. Trade Representative's office and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday, estimating initial annual shipments at about $10 million.

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 Almost 400 migrants rescued off Spanish coast this weekend
Aug 5 (Reuters) - Almost 400 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean this weekend as they attempted to make the crossing from Morocco to Spain, Spanish rescue services said.

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 Athletics-Simbine, Ta Lou and Obiri claim African titles
ASABA, Nigeria Aug 2 (Reuters) - South Africa's Commonwealth Games champion Akani Simbine won the men's 100 metres with Marie Josee Ta Lou of Ivory Coast the women's winner at the African Championships on Thursday.

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 UPDATE 2-Morocco's King Mohammed sacks minister after urging action on economy
RABAT, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Morocco's King Mohammed has sacked the minister for the economy and finance, the Royal Cabinet said on Wednesday, three days after the monarch urged action to tackle social and economic problems.

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 Morocco's King Mohammed VI sacks minister for economy and finance
RABAT, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Morocco's King Mohammed VI sacked the Minister for Economy and Finance, Mohamed Boussaid, according to a statement from the Royal Cabinet on Wednesday.

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 EU to support Spain, Morocco on migration, but funds limited
MADRID, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The European Commission is willing to increase funding to Spain and Morocco to help manage a rise in migration across the western Mediterranean, though the budget is limited, its President Jean-Claude Juncker said.

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 Burundi reversing school pregnancy ban not enough to protect girls - campaigners
NAIROBI, July 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Burundi's rollback on banning pregnant girls and expectant teen fathers from attending school is a victory for child rights, but steps must be taken to curb sexual exploitation and teen pregnancies, campaigners said on Tuesday.