Where has the new development model gone?
Members of the opposition are asking what the Moroccan government has done with the new development model, with the national pact still not signed.
Morocco's energy minister Leila Benali is planning a complete overhaul of the country's gas supply arrangements in the wake Russia's war on Ukraine. She is even prepared to jettison certain projects that have already been launched, such as the floating gas facility in Mohammedia.
A French farmers' union has asked the Council of State to reach a decision on trade policy concerning fruit and vegetables produced in the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The issue was ruled on by the European General Court last year.
Numerous global gas giants, as well as local leaders Nareva and Afriquia Gaz, are still waiting on Leila Benali to make her decision on a tender launched in October. But as gas prices skyrocket, the Moroccan energy minister is looking to get the timing right.
Othman Benjelloun, chairman and CEO of BMCE Bank of Africa, has completed the reorganisation of his holding company O Capital, with its twin head offices in Morocco and Luxembourg. The handover of his fortune to his heirs has been settled but the future of his bank, the group's flagship, remains uncertain.
Having been slow to build its own LNG terminal, Rabat has been forced to turn to Spain for gas but has yet to find suppliers willing to deliver at satisfactory rates. This quest was a key focus of Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch's recent visit to Qatar.
The Chinese state construction giant and its subsidiary CRBC, in association with the Wison group, hope to snag the contract to build Morocco's first floating regasification unit (FSRU). The unit will allow the kingdom to import gas by ship, after Algeria shut down the GME pipeline.
The 400-MW solar farm project, backed by the Masen sustainable energy agency, is at the heart of a muted row between the agency and the energy ministry. The situation will have to be resolved quickly by the new prime minister Aziz Akhannouch, who is himself involved via his company Green of Africa.
The newly elected prime minister is deciding who to appoint as his closest advisers and aides. He will be able to draw from his team at the agriculture ministry and from his Akwa holding company and the RNI party, which are already largely merged.
After the costly concentrated solar power station in Ouarzazate, which led to a legal investigation into CEO Mustapha Bakkoury, the Masen solar power agency has moved onto photovoltaic solar panels. But candidates for Noor PV II are not convinced.
The national electricity board has commissioned Cegelec, a subsidiary of French group Vinci, to connect Laâyoune in Western Sahara to the national grid. This line will be used to offload electricity from the Sahrawi power plants of Mohammed VI's company Nareva.