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Morocco – well placed to benefit from Europe’s energy transition

Population: 37.13 million (+1.2% vs 2020) GDP per capita (PPP): $7,360 (+0.9% compared to 2020) Debt to GDP: 76.6% (+1.2% vs 2019) Power per capita: 765 kWh Reduced fossil fuel subsidies, CSP leader By the end of 2020, Morocco had 1.4 GW of installed wind, 530 MW of CSP and …

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Almanac – Friday 01/14/2022 | KALW

Today is Friday, January 14, 2022 January 14 is the 14th day of the year 351 days remain until the end of the year 64 days until early spring The sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:24:12 a.m. and sunset will be at 5:14:53 PM. Today we will have …

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A long battle for acceptance for Morocco’s Amazigh community

For decades, Morocco’s Amazigh community has advocated for official recognition of the new year as an official paid holiday, a symbolic recognition of the indigenous identity they hope to gain under the leadership of Amazigh Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch. Every year, Morocco’s Amazigh community is on hot coals ahead of …

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Before voting, Libyans must speak out | Opinions

On December 22, just two days before the scheduled date of the Libyan presidential election, the electoral commission announced the postponement of the poll. The High National Electoral Commission (HNEC) suggested January 24, 2022 as a new date for the polls, after a parliamentary commission overseeing the elections deemed them …

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Women face obstacles in running for Libyan presidency

Libyans go to the polls to elect their president for the first time. On November 22, the deadline for submitting candidatures, the total number of candidates for the country’s first place reached 98 people, in a country of 6.5 million inhabitants and less than 3 million eligible voters. The field …

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The making of President Dbeibah | Habib Lassoued

In recent months, Abdulhamid Dbeibah has become the center of a well-oiled operation aimed at shaping his image as a popular leader. Libyan and foreign specialists participated in the exercise, which was managed by a central operating room in Turkey working with public relations firms in the United States and …

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Tunisian protesters attack TV crew – Middle East Monitor

Yesterday, journalists working for Tunisian national television were “violently attacked” while covering “anti-coup” demonstrations. Journalists’ Syndicate sources, quoted by local media, said the journalists, Fadwa Shtoro and Ayman Al-Hajj Salem, suffered “serious head injuries” as a result of the attack. “Some protesters also attacked two photojournalists who were providing coverage,” …

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Tunisian MP imprisoned after criticizing president begins hunger strike

MP Yassine Ayari started his hunger strike in Mornaguia prison to protest against the oppression suffered by the army and his upcoming trial, his party said. MP Yassine Ayari has started a hunger strike in prison, according to his party [Getty] A Tunisian lawmaker suspended and imprisoned for condemning President …

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Death toll rises to 65 as forest fires ravage Algeria’s Kabyle region

The death toll in the fires ravaging forests and mountain villages in Algeria’s Berber region rose to 65 on Wednesday, including 28 soldiers, the country’s civil protection authority announced, against 42 people and 25 soldiers on Tuesday. . President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said his North African nation would enter a three-day …

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How long will the “Biden Bump” last?

PPeople who undoubtedly consume propaganda, on whatever side of the political divide, are probably very confused right now. On the one hand, if you bought into the idea that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were socialists, committed to overthrowing the American way of life and bent on taxing America to …

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Australians stranded abroad by coronavirus slam Scott Morrison’s ‘heartless’ letter

Australians stranded abroad by coronavirus are outraged by a letter from Scott Morrison chastising them for not returning sooner. More than 19,000 citizens and permanent residents stranded overseas are battling canceled flights that already cost $6,000 or more due to a cap on international arrivals. Desperate to return, some have …

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Can a military parade help Libyan Haftar stay relevant?

Regional experts say warlord Khalifa Haftar is making desperate attempts to prolong his existence in the country, but the ground is slipping under his feet. Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar, the so-called commander of the so-called Libyan National Army (LNA), recently invited members of the national unity government, including Prime Minister …

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Unity efforts continue after transitional government vote in Libya

Lawmakers in Libya’s divided government have embarked on efforts to unify the legislature after a transitional government was selected in December to lead the North African country to elections. Members of Libya’s parliament began arriving in the western town of Sabrath on Sunday and plan to meet for a consultative …

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Gafsa governorate calls general strike – Middle East Monitor

Gafsa governorate in southern Tunisia staged a general strike on Thursday that included most of the city’s public amenities to demand development projects and job opportunities for the unemployed. Public and administrative institutions, in particular, have closed their doors since morning. Meanwhile, strikers from several sectors, unemployed people and representatives …

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France and Tunisia want to restart negotiations in Libya

The UN says the “last thing” Libya needs is more conflict on its territory, after Egypt warned of military intervention in the neighboring country. Children wave Libyan and Amazigh flags during a demonstration in Martyrs Square in the center of the Libyan capital Tripoli, currently held by the UN-recognized government …

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Morocco weighs heavily on French science education |

CASABLANCA – The question of teaching scientific subjects in foreign languages ​​is dividing politicians and intellectuals in Morocco where the public education sector is in crisis despite the reforms. A bill which would regulate the education sector and which was adopted by the Council of Ministers in mid-2018 was blocked …

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The Berbers welcome the Amazigh New Year | Berbers

The Berbers of North Africa are heralding the Amazigh New Year, with festivities featuring traditional food, music and dancing planned throughout the region. Friday marks the first day of the year 2968 for the indigenous inhabitants of North Africa, also known as the Amazigh. The Amazigh New Year – or …

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