Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Launch of AfCFTA, Step Deserves to Be Accelerated to Foster Economic Growth in Africa (Exporters’ Association)

Casablanca – The launch of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is a step that deserves to be accelerated to create a global space for economic growth that would promote job creation for the continent’s population, the Moroccan Association of Exporters (ASMEX) said Tuesday in a statement on the occasion of Africa Day.  While

Covid-19: Risk of Virus Spreading Would Be Greater in Large Cities (HCP)

Casablanca – The risk of propagation of Covid-19 would be greater in large cities due to two risk factors, namely housing density and overcrowding, said the High Commission for Planning (HCP).  Within these cities, it is the strata of old medina, economic and social habitat in addition to the stratum of shantytowns that present the

Covid-19: 67 New Recoveries in Morocco, 4,841 in Total (Ministry)

Rabat – Sixty-seven new cured cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) have been reported in Morocco until Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., bringing the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom to 4,841, the ministry of Health announced.  Two deaths have been reported bringing the total number of fatalities to 202, said the ministry on the

Over 6,000 Detainees Benefited from Remote Trials – Supreme Council of the Judiciary

Rabat – A total of 6,001 detainees have benefited from remote trials while taking the necessary measures to safeguard the health of inmates, users and professionals, according to the Supreme Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ). In a release issued on Tuesday, the CSPJ highlights the positive results recorded over the past four weeks since the

Seven Killed in Road Accidents in Morocco’s Urban Areas Last Week

Rabat – Seven people were killed and 763 others were injured, including 31 seriously, in 590 traffic accidents that took place in urban areas on 18-24 May, 2020, National Police (DGSN) said Tuesday. These accidents were mainly ascribed to non-control of vehicles, non-respect of priority, excessive speeding and pedestrian and driver errors, the source pointed

No New Covid-19 Case Recorded in 75 Penal Institutions Out of the 76 Facilities in the Kingdom – General Delegation for Prison Administration

Rabat – No new Covid-19 case has been recorded among officials or detainees in 75 penal institutions out of the 76 facilities in the Kingdom, said on Tuesday the General Delegation for Prison Administration and Reintegration (DGAPR). The local prison of Ouarzazate is Covid-19 free following the recovery of all the detainees and officials who

Covid-19: 45 New Confirmed Cases in Morocco, 7,577 in Total, Ministry

Rabat – Forty-five (45) new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) infection have been confirmed in Morocco in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of contamination cases to 7,577, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday. Thirty-seven cases were recorded in the Casablanca-Settat region, five in Marrakech-Safi and three in Tangier-Tétouan-Al-Hoceima, said director of epidemiology