Monthly Archives: June 2020

Covid-19: 243 New Confirmed Cases in Morocco, 87 Recoveries in 24 Hours (Ministry)

Rabat – Two hundred and forty-three (243) new cases of coronavirus infection (Covid-19) and eighty-seven (87) recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday.   This new figure brings to 12,533 the number of contaminations in the Kingdom since the declaration of the first case

Africa Cup of Nations Postponed Until 2022 (CAF)

Cairo – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has moved the next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations to January 2022.   The next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) has been postponed by 12 months, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) confirmed in their Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday. The 33rd

Moroccan Abdelmounaïm Bah New SG of CAF

Cairo – Moroccan Abdelmounaïm Bah has been appointed new secretary general of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the body announced on Tuesday.   Convened by videoconference, the CAF executive committee approved the appointment of Bah to replace his compatriot Mouad Hajji, who resigned from this position last March. Abdelmounaïm Bah was previously in charge

Covid-19: 95 New Cases in Morocco, Total Rises to 12,385 – Health Ministry

Rabat – A total of 95 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) were recorded in Morocco until Tuesday at 10 a.m., bringing the total number of covid-19 cases in the kingdom to 12,385, the ministry of Health says on its website “”.   According to the same source, 6 new recoveries were registered over

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

Rabat – Twelve people were killed and 1,499 others were injured, including 55 seriously, in 1,103 traffic accidents that took place in urban areas on 22-28 June, 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

Royal Initiative towards African Countries Allows Morocco to Set Itself as Regional Leader (Director of Emergencies at Mexico’s National Health Institute)

Mexico City – HM King Mohammed VI’s initiative to send medical aid to African countries to support their efforts in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic will allow Morocco to set itself as a regional leader and a major intercontinental interlocutor for African countries with Europe and the rest of the world, said the director

EU Lifts Travel Restrictions for Several Countries, Including Morocco

Brussels – The European Union on Tuesday published a list of countries, including Morocco, whose residents can travel to the bloc starting on July 1.   The EU lifted the coronavirus-related travel restrictions for residents of several countries, including Canada, Georgia, Japan, Tunisia, Uruguay and China (subject to confirmation of reciprocity). The ‘safe list’ will