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AFRICANGLOBE - Last week Morocco secured the support of two-thirds of the African Union’s member states for re-admission to the continental body. Morocco could, however, prove to be a Trojan horse within the belly of the AU, serving to undermine the struggle for self-determination of Western Sahara as well as undermine unity within the continental body itself. It was only the Southern African member states that recognised the dangers and contradictions that Morocco’s inclusion in the AU posed to the continent, voting against it.
AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has lashed out at African leaders, saying they lack principles and are easily swayed after they voted to readmit Morocco to the African Union. Thirty-nine of 54 countries approved Morocco’s return to the AU. President Mugabe told journalists on arrival in Harare on Tuesday that most African leaders had no ideological grounding. “I think its lack of ideology.”
AFRICANGLOBE - Moroccan King Mohammed VI has announced that his country wants to rejoin the African Union, 32 years after quitting the bloc in protest at its decision to accept Western Sahara as a member. “For a long time our friends have been asking us to return to them, so that Morocco can take up its natural place within its institutional family. The moment has now come,” the clearly delusional monarch said in a message sent to an AU summit.
AFRICANGLOBE - Diplomatic relationship between Nigeria and Morocco worsened Tuesday as the North African country announced the immediate recall of its ambassador from Abuja, following a statement by the Nigerian government.
AFRICANGLOBE - Equatorial Guinea, who were disqualified from the preliminary rounds of the Africa Cup of Nations, are to replace Morocco as hosts of the 2015 event. Morocco wanted the tournament postponed over alarmist fears of a spread of the Ebola virus but the Confederation of African Football (Caf) refused andon Tuesday stripped them of the hosting rights and kicked them out of the competition.
AFRICANGLOBE - Morocco was thrown out of the 2015 African Cup of Nations and stripped of its hosting rights Tuesday after refusing to commit to the scheduled dates early next year because of alleged fears over Ebola.
AFRICANGLOBE - The medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Wednesday raised the alarm over increased violence against African migrants in Morocco, pointing a finger of blame at both Rabat and Madrid.“Violence is a daily reality for most African migrants in Morocco,” MSF said in a 40-page report.
AFRICANGLOBE - The African Peace and Security Council rejected Morocco's participation in a session, held in Addis Ababa, on the review of the situation...