Nigeria and Morocco sign a deal to build the world's longest offshore gas pipeline. When it’s completed in over 20 years’ time, it will connect 15 West African nations and eventually lead on to Europe's shores.
Nigeria and Morocco sign a deal to build the world's longest offshore gas pipeline. When it’s completed in over 20 years’ time, it will connect 15 West African nations and eventually lead on to Europe's shores.Tensions simmer between Mali and Ivory Coast as Bamako continues to detain 46 Ivorian soldiers. The military junta ruling Mali has told other nations to stay out of its business.
A political spat between Morocco and Tunisia continues after being sparked over the weekend by Tunis's hosting of the head of the Polisario Front. But first, a report released by a crisis monitoring organisation suggests that Russian mercenaries in Mali target civilians in well over half of their operations. The report also accuses Wagner fighters of also attacking non-military targets in Central African Republic. Finally, we take a closer look at Egypt's centuries-long tradition of wine making.
Morocco sacks coach Vahid Halilhodzic just three months ahead of the World Cup, the third time Halilhodzic has been fired by a national team after they've qualified for World Cup finals.
More migrants have died at the Moroccan-Spanish border this year than ever before. Human rights activists are calling the Moroccan border guards criminals.
Spanish and Moroccan activists called for a probe into the clash that left at least 18 people dead at Spain's North African exclave of Melilla. The unrest started when some 2,000 migrants tried to rush the border fence.
The harrowing image of a little boy named Rayan stuck in a 100-foot well in Morocco, his anguished face bloodied, has captured hearts across the world and drawn wide social media interest in North Africa.
In Morocco, rescuers are racing against the clock to save a young boy trapped in a well for almost three days. Five-year-old Rayan fell down a 32-metre deep well on Tuesday. Search crews have begun excavating a horizontal tunnel to reach him, but shaky soil is threatening the rescue operation.
Egypt came back from a Sofiane Boufal penalty to claim a 2-1 victory over Morocco in their quarter final match on Sunday. Mohamed Salah equalised for the Pharao's before setting up Trézéguet in extra time to knock out the Atlas Lions. In the other game, Senegal's Sadio Mané returned to set up Famara Diedhiou for their opener only for Equatorial Guinea to respond through Jannick Buyla. But Cheikhou Kouyaté & Ismaïla Sarr made sure of the 3-1 win for the Lions of Teranga.
Morocco finish top of Group C after coming back twice from behind to tie with Gabon 2-2. Meanwhile, four-time champions Ghana are knocked out by newcomers Comoros 3-2. In Group B, Senegal stay on top despite a disappointing 0-0 draw with Malawi. Plus, already-eliminated Zimbabwe go out with a victory against Guinea, who nevertheless move on to the knockout stage. Alison Sargent is joined by James Vasina and Sports Editor Simon Harding from Cameroon to discuss all the action.
The Atlas Lions join hosts Cameroon in the knockout stages after they beat Comoros 2-0. Meanwhile pre-tournament favourites Senegal play out a disappointing goaless stalemate with Guinea. Selina Sykes is joined by FRANCE 24 Sports Editor Simon Harding and James Vasina.
10 Oct 2021
The 35th edition of the "Marathon des Sables" ("Marathon of the Sands"), a six-day 251 km (156 mi) ultramarathon across the Sahara Desert, sets off in southern Morocco, with hundreds of participants ready to take on one of the toughest races on Earth. of the first stage