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Morocco’s Atlas Lions switch off Malawi Flames

✳ Morocco 2 Malawi 1 ✳ Senegal 2 Cape Verde 0 Yaounde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | The Atlas Lions of Morocco have secured a place in the quarter final stage at the on-going TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2021 in Cameroon. Morocco came from a goal down to defeat …

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Algeria closes airspace to Moroccan planes

Algiers, Algeria | Xinhua | The Algerian presidency said Wednesday the country has closed its airspace to all Moroccan civil and military aircraft amid an escalating diplomatic row, the official APS news agency reported. The decision was made after Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune chaired a meeting of the High Security Council …

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Title holders Morocco win CHAN cup for the second time

Yaounde, Cameroon | Xinhua | Title holders Morocco won the African Nations Championship (CHAN) for the second consecutive time on Sunday after beating Mali 2-0 in an exciting final at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde. The Eagles of Mali showed extraordinary determination in the first half dominating the Atlas Lions …

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Morocco’s long-burdened ‘mule women’ face new struggle

Fnideq, Morocco | AFP |  After years of back-breaking toil, Fatima el Hanani now fears being reduced to begging in the street because of Morocco’s closure of its border with a Spanish enclave to thousands of “mule women”. The impact has been felt on both sides of the frontier, with the …

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Social media rescue Morocco’s last woman potters

OURTZAGH, Morocco | AFP |  Beautiful handcrafted pottery made by Mama Aicha rarely sells in Morocco anymore, but thanks to social media her ancient techniques are drawing students from around the world to the foothills of the Rif mountains. “When I heard about the workshop on Instagram, I signed up immediately …

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