Spotlight MOROCCO 11/01/2018

Dakhla desalination plant attracts industry big boys

Agriculture minister Aziz Akhannouch's "Moroccan Sahara" showpiece project, the wind-powered desalination project, which will provide irrigation for 5,000 hectares of agricultural land in the Dakhla Oued-Eddahab region, is attracting the leading national and international groups in the field. According to [...]

Business circles

Alsa and City Bus in pole position for Rabat bus concession

The process of selection of a future operator for the Rabat-Salé bus network, which has already been rich in suspense [...]

Italy's Alenia well-positioned for spy plane order

Algeria's reconnaissance aircraft fleet, which has been one of the few niches in which American defence companies have been successful, [...]

Reda Benyounes goes after Mecca visas contract

The New Year has got off to a flying start for businessman Reda Benyounes, son of FLN senator Mohand Akli [...]

Tarek Bouchamaoui targets solar business with Akuo Energy

Multi-sector businessman Tarek Bouchamaoui is looking to benefit from the development of new markets. Bouchamaoui, who is head of the [...]

USP&E presses Benghazi over generators contract

US electricity generator specialist USP&E has not given up hope of realizing its projects in eastern Libya. According to our [...]

Carthagea targets dependent European pensioners' market Free

Dependent European seniors could soon replace the tourists who are no longer flocking to Tunisia's coastal resorts. That, in any [...]

Ali Mahmoud Hassan talks to Dentons about unfreezing assets

Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) head Ali Mahmoud Hassan took advantage [...]

Nuctech is popular with the customs service

Chinese X-ray scanner specialist Nuctech has obtained another big contract [...]

Capital Consulting reviews SNTL's strategic plan

Public sector Societe Nationale des Transports et de la Logistique [...]

Ipsen Logistics sells subsidiary to Ben Aissa's TTR

German international logistics specialist Ipsen Logistics has divested its Tunisian [...]

Mohamed Ghrib sets up new partnership with France's DEF

Former industry ministry Mohamed Ghrib, who is a leading figure [...]

Nabiha Bessrour moves from CNAM to Phuket's café

Nabiha Bessrour, head of health insurance body Caisse Nationale d'Assurance [...]

Istiqlal's Abdessamad Kayouh buys transport company

Abdessamad Kayouh, an Istiqlal party council member and a former [...]

Correction : Christine Vai

Following publication of our article, Storm looming over Zitouna Bank [...]

Corridors of power

Al Jouili makes winning poker move

By taking control of the Rad Jdir border post on January 5, Zintan military leader Oussama al Jouili has made [...]

Omar El Alaoui plans Dakhla PR drive

Dakhla regional tourism council vice chairman Omar El Alaoui Belghiti is preparing a major public relations coup to promote the [...]

Chahed tries to turn on solar plan

Two years after the 12/2015 renewable energy law was adopted and three years after the Tunisian Solar Plan was revised, [...]

Haftar and Sarraj try to unite the army in Egypt?

A new round of talks on "reunification" of the Libyan [...]

Hedi Mekni joins deradicalization drive

Hedi Mekni, who was appointed secretary general to the government [...]

Power brokers

Aziz Akhannouch wants the RNI to have a luxury HQ

Now that it is an established government force, the RNI [...]

Benchicou probes the Bouteflika mystery

Former Le Matin journalist and long-standing adversary of President Abdelaziz [...]

Abdellatif Jebali takes care of the special forces

Retired senior colonel Abdellatif Jebali, who used to head the [...]

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