Samir Majoul hopes to extend leadership of employers' group
The tycoon's term as UTICA chairman officially ended in January, but he is trying to negotiate an extension amid troubled times.
The French-speaking nations club OIF is organising business prospection trips to Cairo and Casablanca to attract entrepreneurs and investors from French-speaking regions to the two cities. The OIF is targeting the agri-food, renewable energy and digital sectors.
Riding off the launch of the Francophone employers' alliance in Tunis late week, Quebec business leaders called for a common framework on training workers throughout the French-speaking world. Shared protocols would help the qualified workers Quebec needs migrate to the country.
With France's active support, the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is on a mission to obtain some of the special drawing rights (SDR) funds attributed to developed countries to offset the impact of Covid-19.
Hassan Beklhayat's strategic consulting firm has no lobbying experience but has been hired to help Rabat convince Africa CDC to move its headquarters to Morocco. The firm may receive a hand from its partner, Lionel Zinzou and Donald Kaberuka's Southbridge Group.