Monthly Archives: April 2012

Militzer & Münch opens new logistics terminal in Morocco

Eye for Transport

By editor on Apr 27, 2012

St. Gallen / Casablanca, 26 April 2012. Militzer & Münch, the internationally active transport logistics company, opened a new logistics terminal in Casablanca in mid-April.

The facility comprises an area of about 8,200 m² and is located near the airport. With the new terminal, Militzer & Münch is extending its contract logistics business while at the same time strengthening its market presence in the Moroccan economic center.

Construction work began last year – the modern complex was finished in less than twelve months. “We are glad we were able to take the logistics terminal into operation so soon”, says Engelbert Heiser, Militzer & Münch’s Regional Managing Director for South Western Europe and the Maghreb. “Especially here in Morocco, we are experiencing above average growth.” Read the rest of this entry

Arab spring News : Apr 30, 2012

 

The Arab Spring and Women’s Rights
Boston.com
Her piece, “Why Do They Hate Us?,” has incited a fascinating and urgent conversation about gender and the Arab Spring. What hope can there be for women in the new Egyptian parliament, dominated as it is by men stuck in the seventh century?
Egyptian tourism minister predicts return of tourists to near pre-uprising
Washington Post
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Egypt’s visitor numbers should bounce back to pre-uprising levels this year after a drop caused by Arab Spring unrest, the country’s tourism minister said Monday. The country is eager to entice overseas visitors back Read the rest of this entry

Pals hitch hike 1,200 miles to Morocco in aid of charity

Pals hitch hike 1,200 miles to Morocco in aid of charity

Grimsby Telegraph

TEENAGER and his pals deserve a “thumbs up” for hitch hiking 1,200 miles to Morocco.

Armed with a pop-up tent and a foam thumb, Harrison Smith, 19, managed the free trip travelling via ferry, lorries, cars and vans – all in aid of Link Community Development.

LIFTING THE SPIRITS: Harrison Smith with hitch-hiker pal Aron Fernandez.
LIFTING THE SPIRITS: Harrison Smith with hitch-hiker pal Aron Fernandez. Read the rest of this entry

Differences emerge within Morocco coalition

A string of high-profile disagreements is highlighting cracks in the kingdom’s governing coalition.

By Siham Ali for Magharebia in Rabat – 29/04/12

[AFP/Karim Jaafar] Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane is seeking to smooth over differences within his governing alliance.

[AFP/Karim Jaafar] Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane is seeking to smooth over differences within his governing alliance.

Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane met with the cabinet last Tuesday (April 24th) in an effort to resolve disputes among ministers.

The meeting followed a series of public spats between cabinet officials, with ministers engaging in debate through the media. Read the rest of this entry

Escape to Morocco

Easier Travel
The pool at Kasbah AngourFleewinter has come up with four different ways in which to enjoy a 4-night break to Morocco throughout May, June and early July.

What’s more, there is still availability in June for those who wish to enjoy the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations before getting away for a short holiday during half term.

All four breaks cost from £444 pp B&B including flights and private transfers…

4 nights on the coast Read the rest of this entry

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