Morocco Must Stop Trying Political Saharawi Activists

[SPS] Paris (France) -Saharawi Minister of the Occupied Territories and Diaspora Mohamed Ouali Akeik on Tuesday demanded that Morocco stop trying Saharawi activists for their political views, using confessions obtained under torture.

[SPS] Paris (France) -Saharawi Minister of the Occupied Territories and Diaspora Mohamed Ouali Akeik on Tuesday demanded that Morocco stop trying Saharawi activists for their political views, using confessions obtained under torture.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Up to One Million Enslaved Migrants, Victims of ‘Europe’s Complicity’

[IPS] Rome -“European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by Libyan immigration authorities in appalling conditions in Libya,” Amnesty International charged in the wake of …

[IPS] Rome -"European governments are knowingly complicit in the torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by Libyan immigration authorities in appalling conditions in Libya," Amnesty International charged in the wake of global outrage over the sale of migrants in Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

EIB and Banque Misr Provide Eur 250 Million to Finance SMEs in Egypt

[PR Newswire] Luxembourg -The European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a financing agreement of EUR 250 million with Banque Misr to finance investments by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and midcaps in the manufacturing and services sectors to i…

[PR Newswire] Luxembourg -The European Investment Bank (EIB) signed a financing agreement of EUR 250 million with Banque Misr to finance investments by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and midcaps in the manufacturing and services sectors to improve their competitiveness in Egypt. The financing agreement is expected to sustain thousands of jobs in Egyptian enterprises.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Senate – Brazil-Morocco Parliamentary Friendship Group Agrees Action Program

[MAP] Brasilia -The Brazil-Morocco Parliamentary Friendship Group agreed an action program meant to reinforce institutional cooperation between the two countries’ parliaments.

[MAP] Brasilia -The Brazil-Morocco Parliamentary Friendship Group agreed an action program meant to reinforce institutional cooperation between the two countries' parliaments.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

World Cup – Eagles to Play Egypt, Two Others in Friendlies – NFF

[Daily Trust] As part of preparations for next year’s World Cup in Russia, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will play friendly matches with three countries between January and May next year, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said.

[Daily Trust] As part of preparations for next year's World Cup in Russia, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will play friendly matches with three countries between January and May next year, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

NEMA Receives Fresh Batch of 245 Libyan Returnees

[This Day] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) last night received a fresh batch of 245 Libyan returnees at the cargo wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.

[This Day] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) last night received a fresh batch of 245 Libyan returnees at the cargo wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Al Hoceima Events – Trial Postponed to Dec. 19 Before Casablanca Appeal Court

[MAP] Casablanca -The Casablanca Appeal Court postponed, Tuesday, the trial of suspects implicated in the events of the city of Al Hoceima to December 19 due to defence speeches over technicalities.

[MAP] Casablanca -The Casablanca Appeal Court postponed, Tuesday, the trial of suspects implicated in the events of the city of Al Hoceima to December 19 due to defence speeches over technicalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Record Number of Journalists Jailed As Turkey, China, Egypt Pay Scant Price for Repression

[CPJ] For the second year in a row, the number of journalists imprisoned for their work hit a historical high, as the U.S. and other Western powers failed to pressure the world’s worst jailers–Turkey, China, and Egypt–into improving the bleak climate…

[CPJ] For the second year in a row, the number of journalists imprisoned for their work hit a historical high, as the U.S. and other Western powers failed to pressure the world's worst jailers--Turkey, China, and Egypt--into improving the bleak climate for press freedom. A CPJ special report by Elana Beiser

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

CAF General Secretary Calls On Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports

[CAF] CAF General Secretary, Amr Fahmy, on Monday, 12 December 2017, paid a courtesy call on Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports, Khaled Abdel Aziz at his office in Cairo.

[CAF] CAF General Secretary, Amr Fahmy, on Monday, 12 December 2017, paid a courtesy call on Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports, Khaled Abdel Aziz at his office in Cairo.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

CHAN-Bound Rwanda, Libya Pick Positives Despite Early Exit

[Nation] For Rwanda and Libya, their aim was not to contest for the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup but rather use the competition to prepare for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (Chan) slated for Morocco next month.

[Nation] For Rwanda and Libya, their aim was not to contest for the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup but rather use the competition to prepare for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (Chan) slated for Morocco next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya