Morocco is showing how dramatic changes for the better can be made. Watching the U.S. primary race unfold, offering the historic possibility of the first woman president, I have been reflecting on how dramatically women have benefitted from democratic progress in my own country, Morocco. Of course, women in Morocco, like women in all societies of the world, are still fighting for equality; and believe me, the road is long. But Morocco recognized long ago that women represent half … Continue reading Progress for Women in the Muslim World
Marrakech Golf – Now more than 15 courses Do you love playing golf, but would prefer to do it in set amongst a stunning background and sunny weather? If yes, then did you know Marrakech now has over 15 golf courses within 20 minutes of the city centre! With an idyllic almost all year round climate and much cheaper than Portugal or Spain, Marrakech makes for the perfect golfing break. Only 3 hours from most European Capital cities it is … Continue reading Marrakech Golf
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
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.
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