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Geeks flock to Morocco’s ‘paradise for hackers’

Students are selected on the basis of performance in logic and memory tests, motivation and progress. No formal qualifications are required.

Businesses should use alternative energy sources, industry bodies advise

Business associations are urging companies to continue seeking alternative energy sources in light of Eskom’s court judgement which would allow the utility to bump up electricity prices up to 15% from next year April 2021.

The brutal beauty of Morocco’s Soccer Ultras

Raja Casablanca's fan clubs are well organised, politically active and occasionally violent

Review: The documentary ‘Clebs’ is an allegory for the human condition

‘Clebs’, which documents more than 750 dogs at a sanctuary in Morocco, provides some timely symbolism as it points to human truths

Flight to to evacuate South Africans in Wuhan finally underway

A long-delayed flight to repatriate South African citizens from Wuhan will depart tonight and return on Friday the 13th, before a 21-day quarantine

AU commissioner’s job on the line

Smaïl Chergui may hold a powerful position, but he is a controversial figure

Beyond game day

Ultras or extreme fans of football clubs in Morocco use their collective identity to push for social and political demands

Bafana on verge of Afcon elimination after last-minute Morocco defeat

While conceding in the 89th minute surely felt gut-wrenching, Stuart Baxter can only blame himself and his men

Zamalek use penalty power to end 16-year African trophy drought

Mahmoud Alaa converted a 55th-minute VAR spot-kick to give Zamalek a 1-0 second-leg win over Renaissance Sportive Berkane of Morocco

Weaving the last threads of a dying art

Sophie Pons speaks to ​Abdelkader Ouazzani about how his profession of weaving is dying in Morocco

Morocco’s twin city blues

Geographically, the cities of Rabat and Salé could not be closer together, but they are worlds apart

Moroccan saffron farmers battle knockoff spices

In small plots below the snowy peaks of Mount Toubkal, saffron cultivation in Taliouine has remained largely unchanged for centuries

Morocco will not host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: minister

Morocco and South Africa had been seen as the frontline contenders to host the competition, which is due to start on June 15

UN conference adopts migration pact despite withdrawals

The United States and at least 16 other countries either opted out or expressed concerns, with some claiming the pact infringes national sovereignty

Africa governance gains hampered by security, job fears — study

The annual Ibrahim Index of African Governance also pointed to a deteriorating business climate and poor job creation

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