Peter Millett hands over to Frank Baker
According to Maghreb Confidential's sources, Frank Baker is to take [...]
Politics in Africa is not just about politicians, it is above all a matter of personal, family and regional ties. It feeds off clan alliances, religious affinities and Freemason circles. These are the informal networks that Africa Intelligence decodes.
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 [...]
Mohammed VI's sacking of wali Samir Mohamed Tazi and 180 interior ministry officials, including six governors and six general secretaries, on December 11, reflects the failures of the "advanced regionalisation" programme so dear to the sovereign! This huge decentralization effort, [...]