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9 hrs ago | The Daily Vidette

Normal Theater to show - Horses of God'

The independent film "Horses of God," a flick touching on the realities of Islamic extremism, will hit the Normal Theater on Sept. 18and 19. The film centers around the lives of a few boys in Sidi Moumen, a town on the outskirts of Casablanca, Morocco.

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13 hrs ago | Scoop

Steve Chadwick addresses Global Spa and Wellness Summit

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick has presented a case for investment in Rotorua to an audience of more than 300 of the world's top spa and wellness industry operators, developers and investors. Mrs Chadwick was addressing delegates last week at the prestigious Global Spa and Wellness Summit in Marrakech, Morocco, having been invited to be one of the forum's key speakers.

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21 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

Former Ghanaian Champion Ignitious Gaisah Wins Gold For Europe

Ignitious Gaisah continued his exploits for the Netherlands and Europe as he leaped to gold at the two-day IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco. Gaisah, a late replacement for injured Britain's Greg Rutherford, jumped 8.11m to claim the gold and increase Europe's haul to six gold in the individual events.

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Yesterday | Korea Herald

Hard times for - red gold' divers in Morocco's El Dorado

Harvesting mineral-rich seaweed on Morocco's Atlantic coast, Attibari Lemkhanter worries that the plant known locally as "red gold" is becoming increasingly scarce. "There are more and more divers and less and less red seaweed," Lemkhanter sighed as he worked on a beach in El Jadida, about 100 kilometers southwest of Casablanca.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

PR-inside.com

Societe Cherifienne d'Engrais et de Produits Chimiques SA (SCE) -...

Societe Cherifienne d'Engrais et de Produits Chimiques SA is a chemical manufacturing company. The company operates through manufacture and distribution of chemicals and fertilizers.

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Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

Firefighters support Kane

Picture by Allan McKenzie/AMGP.co.uk - 130714 - Press - SESKU Gala - Burntwood Community Centre, South Kirkby, England - Kane Smith with Casey Smith on the slides at the community centre. Generous South Elmsall firefighters have raised 850 to help send a little boy with a life-shortening condition to Disney World.

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Sun-Star

YSL gardens and a Berber show

ONE of the popular destinations in Marrakesh is Jardin Majorelle. Yves Saint Laurent's acquisition of the property gave it more recognition.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Switched

These Portraits Of Moroccan Hipsters Are More Nuanced Than They Look

The New York Times sees shades of Matisse and Koons . ArtNet is convinced he's t he next David LaChapelle .

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China Daily

Interview with Abderrafia Zouitene

After a voting procedure during last week's 2014 World Tourism Cities Federation , Rabat and Fez in Morocco won the bid to host the summit next year. This will be the first time that the WTCF tourism summit will be held overseas.

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In-depth Africa

Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by Mr. Mohamed Cheikh...

Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by Mr. Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, President of the House of Counsellors of the Kingdom of Morocco TOKYO, Japan, September 12, 2014/African Press Organization / - Today, on September 9, commencing at 6:05 p.m. for approximately 15 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister, received a courtesy call from H.E. Mr. Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, President of the House of Counsellors of the Kingdom of Morocco, who was visiting Japan upon invitation from H.E. Mr. Masaaki Yamazaki, President of the House of Councillors.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Dozens demonstrate in Morocco against racism

Dozens of activists have demonstrated in Morocco's capital in a rare protest against racism following the murder earlier of a Senegalese migrant. Thursday's protest comes just one year after Morocco announced a new more humane policy designed to deal with the flood of sub-Saharan Africans seeking a new life in Europe.

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Jerusalem Post

Iron chef

If you think that the grilling season is over, think again. It is now, when the heat has mellowed , that spending time cooking outside may be just bearable.

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Sun-Star

Rich architecture in Marrakesh

NOT too far away from Riad Hizad was the Museum which became our first destination. The Musee Marrakech is housed in the Dar Menebhi Palace, built at the end of the 19th century and converted into a museum in 1997.

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Ticker

NTPC Plans $2 B Plants Investments, Indian Hotels Sells Marrakech Stake

IDFC offered launched Rs. 2,000 crore institutional equity placement today. Indian Hotels plans to sell its stake in Morocco hotel.

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Jerusalem Post

Iron chef

If you think that the grilling season is over, think again. It is now, when the heat has mellowed , that spending time cooking outside may be just bearable.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

DNA India

Indian Hotels Company Ltd pulls out of Moroccan hotel management deal

Indian Hotels Company Ltd, the Tata group-owned hospitality flagship, has pulled out from managing Taj Palace Marrakech in Morocco in just over a year of taking over the mandate. "Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces will cease to manage Taj Palace Marrakech, owned by the private Moroccan company, JK Hotels, with effect from September 10, 2014," IHCL said in a statement, adding, "We continue to pursue our individual goals and vision.

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Sun-Star

Rich architecture in Marrakesh

NOT too far away from Riad Hizad was the Museum which became our first destination. The Musee Marrakech is housed in the Dar Menebhi Palace, built at the end of the 19th century and converted into a museum in 1997.

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AllAfrica.com

Morocco: Polisario Front Representative Received At Danish Foreign Ministry

Polisario Front's Representative to Denmark, Mr. Abba Malainin, received Tuesday by Mr. Peter E. Eilschow, head of Section in the Department of North Africa and the Middle East in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, according to a press release of the Saharawi representation to Denmark. The Saharawi diplomat expressed "concern" over the state of alert of the Moroccan army in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, warning against the dangerous consequences of Moroccan aggression.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Agrimoney.com

Brazil data sends sugar prices close to 4-year low

Sugar prices tumbled to within an ace of a four-year low after output of the sweetener from Brazil's main producing region was shown extending an August revival, despite talk of damage to the cane crop from drought. Sugar futures for October touched 14.71 cents a pound in late morning deals in New York, down 1.5% on the day - and just 0.01 cents from matching the lowest level for a spot contract since June 2010.

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What About Clients?

Checking in with Maraym Montague: Marrakech, Morocco, Peacock Pavilions Design Hotel.

Over the past 8 years we've marveled at and fallen hopelessly in love with the peripatetic Ms. Montague , an American expat of French-Persian extraction, Smith grad , writer, photographer, award-winning blogger, new author, economic development government contractor and proprietor of the Peacock Pavilions Design Hotel which she runs with her husband Chris in Marrakech, Morocco.

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