Morocco Bets on $1.2 Billion Redevelopment

When French President Emmanuel Macron made his first visit to Northern Africa, he raised a few eyebrows by choosing Morocco instead of Algeria as his first stop. Algeria has long been considered France’s strongest ally in the region; nonetheless, President Macron may be attuned to the ambitious plan to redevelop Morocco’s capital city of Rabat into a first-class haven…

The African Women Leaders Network Launches 

Three UN bodies have joined forces this June to found the African Women Leaders Network. African women are often held up as the crucial players in community, governance, development, and peace programs throughout the Continent. The “Sustainable Development Goals” and the “Africa Agenda 2063” have both highlighted the role of women in everything from peacekeeping to food…