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A clutch of hens live it up in the riads of Marrakech

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On a miserable Thursday in March, a clutch of hens flew off from Luton – 10 girls in search of three days of pre-wedding hedonism in a new and exotic location. As “best girl”, I’d had the job of organising the jolly and was slightly anxious that my well laid plans could all go awry – but Ryanair wafted us to Marrakech’s Menara airport in three-and-a-bit hours, and the plane doors opened to Africa and a wall of balmy heat. … Continue reading A clutch of hens live it up in the riads of Marrakech

Marrakech ATP Tennis Tournament

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Marrakech ATP Tennis Tournament A Royal Stop In Morocco The Grand Prix Hassan II, inaugurated in 1986, is entirely funded by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI. Marrakech, newly relocated from Casablanca in 2016, is the only ATP World Tour stop on the African continent. Two Moroccans have won the title in their home country: Hicham Arazi in 1997 and Younes El Aynaoui in 2002.Marrakech ATP Tennis Tournament Marrakech ATP Tennis Tournament A Royal Stop In Morocco The Grand Prix Hassan II, … Continue reading Marrakech ATP Tennis Tournament

Morocco will launch Africa’s biggest solar farm

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The plant will be the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant and power one million homes. Morocco will host the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant at the edge of the Sahara desert, to help generate renewable electricity which will power nearly half of the country by 2020. The first phase of the project, a 160 MW power plant called Noor 1, will be completed next month, the Guardian reports. We are not an oil producer. We import 94pc of … Continue reading Morocco will launch Africa’s biggest solar farm