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Morocco’s Politics in Africa

Morocco has started using its phosphate resources to expand influence on the African continent. The phosphate rock could have been central in the country’s accession to the African Union. This week (End of March 2017), the Peace and Security...
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A new blow to the Moroccan diplomacy in the capital of its Senegalese ally: the African Union is still hard to corrupt

By: Malainin Lakhal For the second time, the Kingdom of Morocco failed to impose its colonial agenda on the African Union during the meetings held in capitals of the closest friends of Rabat. After failing to obstruct the Saharawi participation,...
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Western Sahara: Self-Determination Delayed

By: Ambassador Radhi Bachir Western Sahara stands out today as Africa’s last colony, occupied illegally and forcefully by Morocco with the backing of France. Everyday Saharawi people suffer horrendous human rights violations by the occupying...
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Western Sahara: An albatross around the African Union’s conscience

By: NIZAR K VISRAM Saturday, March 11, 2017 At the 28th Summit meeting of the African Union (AU) held in Ethiopia in January, Morocco’s readmission to the continental body generated heated discussion. At the end of the day, the...
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Morocco once again fails to prevent SADR from participating in AU-ECA conference

Dakar (Senegal), 27 March 2017 (SPS) – Saharawi Foreign Ministers Mohamed Salem Ould Salek said Morocco has once again failed to prevent the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) from taking part in the African Union-United Nations...
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UN Security Council’s April 2017 Monthly Forecast on Western Sahara

The UN Security Council’s official website published a forecast on the situation in Western Sahara summing up the main developments that occurred during the few latest months. Here is the complete text published on the page: Expected...
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Communique of the 668th meeting of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) on the situation in Western Sahara

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 668th meeting held on 20 March 2017, adopted the following decision on the situation in Western Sahara:   Council, 1.    Takes note of the report of the Chairperson of...
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South African FA Minister: Independence of Western Sahara is an inalienable right

By: MAITE NKOANA-MASHABANE This week’s working visit to South Africa by President Brahim Ghali of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) is significant as it comes at a critical time when we marked the 40th anniversary of the proclamation...
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President Zuma: UN must act to free Saharawi Republic

Pretoria – The new United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres must take significant steps to guarantee the attainment of self-rule and determination for the people of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), South African President...
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South Africa backs Western Sahara independence at talks

Pretoria: President Jacob Zuma held talks on Friday in Pretoria with the Saharawi President, Brahim Ghali, in a show of support for the territory’s struggle against the Moroccan colonial occupation of Western Sahara. Brahim Ghali is making...