MOROCCO: IFC finances studies on the recovery of industrial waste in Tangier

MOROCCO: IFC finances studies on the recovery of industrial waste in Tangier

By Inès Magoum – Published on April 20 2021 on Afrik21. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a subsidiary of the World Bank Group, is financing the recovery of industrial waste in Tangiers, Morocco. This is an initiative of the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM) of Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceïma (TTA) and five associations representing the industrial zones of Tangier, and […]

Morocco Aims For 50% Renewable Energy By 2030

Morocco Aims For 50% Renewable Energy By 2030

The Kingdom of Morocco is already doing quite alright in terms of renewable energy relative to most other countries. Renewable energy creates about 35% of the country’s electricity needs, according to data from 2019. But the country is aiming to do much better.

What are some "only in Algeria" moments?

What are some “only in Algeria” moments?

90% of Men will only wear sportswear. This look is very common in Algeria. Men and young boys seem to have closets full of jerseys, track pants, tracksuits, and sports shirts and it seems that’s all they love to wear.

Affordable round-the-clock Renewable Energy to millions

Affordable round-the-clock Renewable Energy to millions

Morocco has taken a further advance this time in energy storage as well described in Solar energy storage breakthrough unveiled in a drive to deliver affordable round-the-clock renewable energy to millions by Robin Whitlock. Friday, March 6, 2020 Renewable energy storage company, Azelio, has integrated a unique energy storage technology at the world’s largest solar power […]

Oscar Niemeyer in Algeria: Modernism in the Maghreb

Oscar Niemeyer in Algeria

Oscar Niemeyer was the reason I chose to visit Algeria in the first place said NICK @ CONCRETE AND KITSCH.
So here his story dated May 26, 2019, and titled Oscar Niemeyer in Algeria: Modernism in the Maghreb.
 After spending time among the seminal modernist architect’s works in Brasília the year prior, I was keen to see more of his futuristic and red-adjacent vision in other parts of the world.  And despite an array, impressive works in France and Tripoli, Lebanon, my heart was set on Africa.