Molinari Makes Magic In Morocco



Edoardo Molinari: A winner again.

Edoardo Molinari clinched his first European Tour title in seven years as he beat overnight leader Paul Dunne in a play-off at the Trophée Hassan II.

Molinari finished his fourth round with an eagle to snatch the outright lead but Dunne held his nerve to card a birdie at the last to get to nine under and take the contest to a play-off. (more…)

Klara Spilkova Becomes First Czech Republic Winner On Ladies European Tour At Lalla Meryem Cup

Sky Sports
By Keith Jackson


Klara Spilkova created Ladies European Tour history in Morocco as she claimed a superb one-shot victory at the Lalla Meryem Cup.

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Spilkova fired a flawless final-round 66 on the Blue Course at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam to edge out the vastly-experienced Suzann Pettersen and become the first player from the Czech Republic to win an LET title. (more…)

Morocco: North African Oasis Offers A Vision Of Stability

The Australian
by Greg Sheridan


As Syria groaned under the dictator’s bombs and the military campaigns, well intentioned or the reverse, of the outside powers, as Egypt grieved over the horrible sectarian suicide bombing of a Christian church, as Libya grappled with the lawless, violent factionalism that has replaced Muammar Gaddafi — all of this misery rolling out of the Arab (more…)

Morocco Officially Opens Its Embassy In Kigali
By: Jean D’Amour


Minister for Foreign Affairs Louise Mushikiwabo and Youssef Imani, the Moroccan Ambassador to Rwanda raise the Moroccan flag at the new embassy in Nyarutarama, Kigali. Nadege Imbabazi.

THE EXISTING bilateral relations between Rwanda and Morocco will grow faster thanks to the new Moroccan embassy in Kigali, officials have said.

Officials were speaking yesterday during the official hoisting of the Moroccan flag at the new embassy in Nyarutarama, Kigali. (more…)

Women-only Rally Takes On The Moroccan Sahara With Just A Compass

By Thomas Page, CNN


Try as you might to stop it, the Sahara will still find a way to assault your senses. If the heat doesn’t get you, the sunlight might. The psychology of the task at hand is enough to break most people.

For Kiera Chaplin, the Sahara struck deep within her inner ear. After crossing rolling dunes in a customized 4×4, the car’s soft suspension and the constant up and down had her disorientated and off-balance. It was sea-sickness, by way of sand. (more…)

Western Sahara: New UN Chief Calls Polisario, Algeria To Order

Sahara News
by Ali Haidar


UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was, in the annual report on Western Sahara he submitted, on Monday, to the appreciation of the 15 members of the Security Council, more pragmatic, balanced and unbiased, unlike his predecessor, the Korean Ban Ki-Moon.

Not only did the UN chief summon the Polisario to “immediately and unconditionally” withdraw its armed elements from the buffer zone of the (more…)

Morocco, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire Conduct Naval Exercise

North African Post


Morocco’s Royal Navy conducted an at sea military exercise with Senegalese and Ivorian Navies focusing on improving maritime safety and hostage rescue operations.

Ivorian news outlet reported that the drills took place off Côte d’Ivoire’s coast on the sidelines of the participation of the three navies in the Obangame Express 2017 maritime exercises under the supervision of the US Africa command, Africom. (more…)

King Mohammed VI Of Morocco Launches The Noor PV I Program In Ouarzazate


Dubai, UAE: His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco chaired the ground breaking ceremony of the NOOR Ouarzazate IV plant. The program is the first phase of Photo Voltaic Power (PV) generation plants of the NOOR Solar Plant.

The ground breaking ceremony of NOOR Ouarzazate IV plant, with a generating capacity of 72 MW, follows the agreement that was signed in November 2016 at COP22 at Marrakech by a consortium led by the leading water and power (more…)

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