The Kingdom that came in from the cold

Morocco is often perceived by Western governments and companies as a model of stability, chugging along quietly with solid economic indicators and reasonable growth compared to its more tumultuous neighbours.

But its decision to rejoin the African Union (AU) at the beginning of 2017 highlights two issues that complicate the picture: popular discontent with political and economic stagnation, and Morocco’s continued occupation of Western Sahara.

http://www.thisisafricaonline.com/News/Morocco-The-kingdom-comes-in-from-the-cold

March 1

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About Tom Stevenson
Tom Stevenson is an Independent North Africa reporter

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