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Morocco accuses Algeria of supporting Iran in Western Sahara feud

Morocco's foreign minister has accused Algeria of being directly involved in Iran's support of the Polisario, a Western Sahara independence movement.

AFN: Blessing Okagbare will be force to reckon with during 2018 IAAF Diamond League

Olalekan Soetan, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) statistician, says Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will be a force to reckon with during the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) 2018 Diamond League season.

Iran denies Moroccan accusations of supporting Polisario Front

"One of the principles of Iranian foreign policy is recognising the sovereignty and territorial integrity of countries and not intervening in their internal affairs," spokesman Bahram Ghassemi said.

Morocco cuts diplomatic ties with Iran

Morocco has cut diplomatic ties with Iran over its alleged involvement in the delivery of weapons from its Lebanese ally Hezbollah to the Polisario Front, Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said Tuesday.

Nigeria, ECOWAS and the Morocco question

I was in Morocco recently, about 20 years after I last visited Timbuktu, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Laayoune. I was quite impressed to see how Morocco with its colour-coded cities remains very much an organized, efficient and a comparatively competitive country.

CAF committee to review coaching syllables to meet standard

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Committe says it will review the coaching syllables on the continent to meet with European and Asian standards.

Envoy: 195 Nigerians in Moroccan prisons

Amb. Baba Garba says there are 195 Nigerians in prisons in Morocco for drug related crimes, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Morocco publisher accused of ‘sexual assault’ – lawyer

A prominent Moroccan newspaper publisher and journalist arrested last week has been referred to the prosecution for alleged "sexual assault", his lawyer said on Monday.

Morocco police arrest prominent newspaper publisher

Moroccan police on Friday arrested a newspaper publisher and prominent journalist, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, a colleague said.

Morocco seizes more than 500kg of cocaine

Moroccan authorities said on Sunday they had seized nearly 541 kilos of cocaine in a container from Latin America which arrived in Casablanca.

Protests over mining deaths pose new challenge to Morocco

Protests over the deaths of three young men extracting coal from dangerous, abandoned mines are posing a new challenge to Morocco's government.

IMF invites Arab nations to tackle public ‘frustration’

The International Monetary Fund is holding a two-day regional conference from on Monday in Morocco with a message of reform amid growing "frustration" among the population of some Arab states.

CHAN: Super Eagles to face Cameroon in friendly

The home-based Super Eagles (Home Eagles) will play their first pre-tournament game against Cameroon at the Moulay El Hassan Stadium in Rabat on Wednesday night in preparation for the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

CHAN: Coach Salisu Yusuf defends Super Eagles list, says we picked best players

Coach Salisu Yusuf has said he believes his team will give a good account of themselves at CHAN 2018 in Morocco as he and his assistants have picked the best players including some exciting new forwards.

CHAN: We have picked best, exciting team to give good account of ourselves –...

Coach Salisu Yusuf has said he believes his team will give a good account of themselves at CHAN 2018 in Morocco as he and assistants have picked the best players including some exciting new forwards.

CHAN: Super Eagles given New Year’s day off

Home-based Super Eagles players will take time off training on Monday to mark the New Year’s Day celebrations.

CHAN: Coach Salisu Yusuf faces final squad selection head‎ache

Home-based Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf, is facing a difficult task in naming his final squad for the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco due to the impressive performance of the players in training since they set up camp in Abuja last week.

CHAN: Eight Super Eagles players dropped before departure to Morocco next week

Coach Salisu Yusuf will name his final 23-man squad for CHAN 2018 after he would have dropped eight players from the training camp in Abuja just before the team depart for Morocco early in the New Year.

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