Spain - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Why we can hope for no more pedophiles in Morocco Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:36:12 +0200 EDITORIAL Nabil Ouchagour CORDOBA AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:17:23 +0200 Morocco's militant hackers Mon, 18 Oct 2010 18:52:49 +0200 They are militant hackers who have attacked sites in Egypt, Morocco, Spain, Israel... Their screen messages have been likened to messages on banners hoisted by demonstrators in protest or support of political, social or even religious ideologies. The group is very active in Morocco, from where they have often hacked into sensitive security systems. Stéphanie Plasse Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla inexorably Moroccan? Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:11:59 +0200 The aging population of Ceuta and Melilla and exceptional fertility rates of its inhabitants of Moroccan descent are reversing the demographic trends in the Spanish enclaves in the northern parts of Morocco. For the Spanish press, a "Moroccanization of the landscape" is being witnessed. By force of circumstances, the war games that have gripped Spain and Morocco on the sovereignty of these territories remain subtle. Maxime Serignac A Spanish flottila to call for Western Sahara independence from Morocco Tue, 14 Sep 2010 19:07:26 +0200 Morocco and Spain, who have in recent times been involved in numerous diplomatic incidents, are to face their toughest test yet as Spanish and Sahrawi activists prepare to launch a flotilla to call for the independence of Western Sahara. Stéphanie Plasse Morocco and Spain strengthen immigration cooperation Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:29:24 +0200 Moroccan and Spanish cooperation to fight against illegal immigration has reached its expected goal. Kaci Racelma Libya and Spain discuss controversial immigration pact Fri, 25 Jun 2010 12:36:30 +0200 Libya and Spain have met ahead of an African and European summit to discuss the development of Africa and the control of illegitimate immigration into Europe, in a backdrop of Libya's poor immigrant rights record. Konye Obaji Ori Ceuta and Melilla revive Spanish-Moroccan dispute Thu, 20 May 2010 11:01:57 +0200 Considered as "fragments of Europe on north Africa's Mediterranean coast", are the cities of Ceuta and Melilla Spanish or Moroccan? Madrid and Rabat have revived a 50 year-old controversy as each claims sovereignty over the two strategic locations in North Africa. Stéphanie Plasse South Africa, centre of England's World Cup bid controversy Wed, 19 May 2010 02:09:49 +0200 FIFA, world football body has demanded probe into allegations by the England FA chief that Spain and Russia are conspiring to bribe officials at the world cup in South Africa. Lord Triesman, the chairman of the England Football Association had suggested in a secretly recorded tape that Spain will give up its World Cup bid of 2018, if Russia which is also a contender help bribe officials in the summer world cup in South Africa. Muritala Bakare Al Quaeda in the Islamic Maghreb gaining ground Tue, 08 Dec 2009 19:51:44 +0100 The Al Qaeda terrorist group in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) Tuesday claimed responsibility for the abduction of a French and three Spanish nationals, respectively kidnapped in Mali and Mauritania late November, in an audio message sent to the Al Jazeera television network. This claim confirms the suspicions of many observers and embellishes the idea that AQIM is gaining ground in the Sahel. Lola Simonet Western Sahara: Joy turns to anger Sun, 06 Dec 2009 02:21:57 +0100 Last night as flight VAD652 was preparing for take-off news came through that the Moroccan authorities had refused the plane permission to land. On board were four Spanish government officials, a doctor and the Nobel Peace Prize nominee Aminatou Haidar who has been on hunger strike in Lanzarote airport since being deported there from her home in Western Sahara on 14th November. It had been assumed that the 22 minute flight to Laayoune had been agreed to by the Moroccan government but today it emerged that no such agreement had existed. Stefan Simanowitz Morocco refuses hunger striker permission to land Fri, 04 Dec 2009 23:22:59 +0100 Stretchered out of an ambulance, her face covered with a turquoise blanket, hunger striking and human rights activist Aminatou Haidar returned to her makeshift home of the past 19 days in Lanzarote airport amid the tears of her supporters. Stefan Simanowitz UK delegation has audience with hunger-striking Nobel Prize nominee, Haidar Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:44:05 +0100 A delegation from Britain has met with Nobel Peace prize nominee, Aminatou Haidar, who has been on hunger strike in the Lanzarote airport for eighteen days. Stefan Simanowitz Spain: Nobel Prize nominee dying for freedom Sat, 28 Nov 2009 22:20:58 +0100 The hunger-strike of Nobel Prize nominee Aminatou Haidar has drawn the attention of the world to the plight of Western Sahara, but at what personal cost? Stefan Simanowitz Spain: Hunger-striking Nobel Prize nominee in “critical condition” Thu, 26 Nov 2009 18:07:12 +0100 News today that hunger striking Nobel Peace Prize nominee Amainatou Haidar is in a critical condition has drawn concern from around the world including from actor Javier Bardem, film director Pedro Almodovar and Nobel Literature Laureate Jose Salamango. Dr Alberto Guzman, director of Lanzorote provincial health service who examined her today stated that her condition is now “critical”. Shlomo van Loon