Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa’s last colony

By Joanna Allan, Northumbria University, Newcastle Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national action plans. But though the north African country intends to generate half its electricity from renewables by 2030, its plans show that much of this energy will come from […]

The Challenges of Morocco’s Many Languages Lead to Academic Debate

The Challenges of Morocco’s Many Languages

The Moroccan language debate over Darija, Amazigh, Arabic, French, and English asks which ones should be prioritized for new generations of Moroccan students.
In the meantime, the Challenges of Morocco’s Many Languages Lead to Academic Debate

In North Africa’s political spheres, stepping down from rule

In North Africa’s political spheres, Algeria’s Bouteflika reaching his mandate end by April, stepping down from rule looks more like a bet placed on his health condition than any constitutional arrangement. In next door Tunisia, the president has a history of brain strokes that also placed him on a wheelchair. Youssef Cherif wrote on January […]

Libya’s oil chief being bullish

Energy Reporters posting an article on Libya’s oil chief being bullish amid his country’s chaos that does seem to be wanting to end. Libya aims to more than double its oil production to 2.1 million barrels per day (bpd) by 2021 provided security and stability are boosted, said Mustafa Sanalla, the chairman of the state […]

Is 100% renewable energy possible?

To achieve its goal of generating 40 per cent of electricity from non-fossil fuels by 2030, India would have to install 500 GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2028, according to the Secretary of its Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, who was speaking at an international summit that opened yesterday in New Delhi.  […]