INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON IN DAKHLA

The Royal Moroccan Federation of Sports for All (FRMSPT) is organising the third edition of the International Triathlon in Dakhla (Dakhla ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup) on 2 December 2018, one of the stages of the African Cup. This year, triathletes from 18 countries will be on the starting line of the competition, which includes … Continue reading INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON IN DAKHLA

FIMA

The International Festival of Fashion in Africa (Festival International de la Mode en Afrique - FIMA) celebrates its 20th anniversary with an 11th edition, which will take place from 21 to 24 November in Dakhla, Morocco. The International Festival for Fashion in Africa was founded in 1998 by Alphadi, one of the world's most renowned African … Continue reading FIMA

UNO RENEWS WESTERN SAHARA MISSION AHEAD OF TALKS

On 31 October 2018, the UN Security Council voted in favor of extending its decades-long mission in the region known as Western Sahara in southern Morocco. The Council adopted a resolution prepared by the US extending the mission called MINURSO until 30 April 2019 and setting a deadline for progress in the resumption of political … Continue reading UNO RENEWS WESTERN SAHARA MISSION AHEAD OF TALKS

THE FAMILY OF ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY IS ON THEIR WAY

Hervé and Albane de Saint-Exupéry are on the trail of their ancestors, they take part in the Raid Latécoère on the line of the pioneers of Aéropostale. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's great-granddaughter and great-grandson follow in the footsteps of their grandfather, the father of the "Little Prince". They flew from Toulouse Francazal airport in Raid Latécoère, … Continue reading THE FAMILY OF ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY IS ON THEIR WAY

B2B KITE SUMMIT: 300 ENTREPRENEURS GATHERED IN DAKHLA

The first Business & Kitesurf Summit (B2B Kite Summit) will take place from 19 to 23 September 2018 in Dakhla, in the south of Morocco, and offers the 300 participants the opportunity to network at 1,500 speed meetings and keynotes in the presence of representatives of several investment funds. "By bringing together several European clubs … Continue reading B2B KITE SUMMIT: 300 ENTREPRENEURS GATHERED IN DAKHLA

DOES WESTERN SAHARA NO LONGER EXIST?

If you start the Google Maps search engine in Morocco on your smartphone, internet users will no longer see a dividing line between Morocco and Western Sahara. Moroccan territory no longer has a dividing line to Western Sahara on Google Maps, as the Spanish newspaper ABC notes. Other websites have already finally eliminated the dividing … Continue reading DOES WESTERN SAHARA NO LONGER EXIST?

FRANCE ADVISES AGAINST CROSSING THE TINDOUF-ZOUERATE BORDER

The Mauritanian and Algerian authorities celebrated the opening of the border crossing point between Zouerate in Mauritania and Tindouf in Algeria with great pomp and ceremony. As soon as the two countries announced an important event for them, the French authorities clearly asked their nationals to avoid this border crossing. The government informed that it … Continue reading FRANCE ADVISES AGAINST CROSSING THE TINDOUF-ZOUERATE BORDER

AN ALGERIAN- MAURITANIAN TRAFFIC JUNCTION IN FAVOR OF THE POLISARIO

On 19 August 2018 Algeria and Mauritania opened their first border crossing since the independence of the two countries in order to boost bilateral economic and trade relations, the Algerian media reported. According to the official Algerian agency APS, the construction of this border crossing (between Tindouf-Polisario and Choum-Mauritania) was made under an agreement signed … Continue reading AN ALGERIAN- MAURITANIAN TRAFFIC JUNCTION IN FAVOR OF THE POLISARIO

NEW FLIGHT CONNECTION DAKHLA-PARIS FROM 30 OCTOBER THIS YEAR

Good news for the tourism industry in the southern provinces of Morocco. The airline Transavia will resume its Dakhla-Paris service on 30 October, which will certainly excite the separatist Polisario front. This flight connection is the result of an agreement between the Moroccan Ministry of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicrafts and Social Economy and the airline … Continue reading NEW FLIGHT CONNECTION DAKHLA-PARIS FROM 30 OCTOBER THIS YEAR

DAKHLA, A MEGA PROJECT

During his visit to Dakhla at the end of June 2018, a report on economic and social development in the region was presented to Horst Köhler, the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations. From this report the following summary: Road construction When Morocco regained Dakhla Oued Eddahab in 1979, the region had … Continue reading DAKHLA, A MEGA PROJECT