Morocco makes French the language of economic success

RABAT (Reuters) – The Moroccan economy is lost in translation. Students wearing mortar hats wait to receive their diplomas following a graduation ceremony for students at the University of Rabat, Morocco on February 2, 2019. Photo taken on February 2, 2019. REUTERS / Youssef Boudlal With so many students dropping …

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The state of Amazigh culture in Algeria and Morocco

Originally from North Africa, the Amazigh people, sometimes known as Berbers, have spent decades fighting for cultural recognition in the predominantly Arab region. For years, Amazigh activists have engaged in a battle against oppressive policies while trying to promote measures that would help preserve Amazigh identity. Despite recent successes, however, …

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Ring in 2969 with the Ottawa Amazighs

Inside a small community center in Gatineau, women in brightly embroidered dresses sing songs of the Amazighs, the indigenous people of North Africa. The women are preparing for a performance this Saturday to celebrate Yennayer, New Years Day for Amazighs, also known as Berbers. January 12 marks the start of …

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OWU Connections | Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU connections Ohio Wesleyan awards seven grants to support students’ academic, research and internship experiences By Cole Hatcher DELAWARE, OHIO – From completing community mapping work in Costa Rica to comparing life expectancies in Italy and the United States, students at Ohio Wesleyan University receive nearly $ 49,000 in new …

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