Gabon president leaves Morocco to fly home: source

2019-01-15 12:21

Gabon's ailing president Ali Bongo has left Morocco to fly home days after security forces there foiled an attempted coup, a source close to the leader says.

Morocco closes 2 000 mine shafts after string of deaths

2019-01-10 17:43

Moroccan authorities closed 2 000 illegal mineshafts last year in Jerada, an impoverished former coal town that has been the site of a string of deadly mining accidents.

15 suspects brought before Morocco judge over hiker murders

2018-12-31 12:04

A Morocco prosecutor has presented to an anti-terror judge 15 people suspected of links to the murder of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains, Rabat's attorney general says.

Morocco rescues over 360 migrants at sea: military source

2018-12-28 17:47

Morocco's navy has rescued 367 mostly sub-Saharan migrants in the Mediterranean sea after they attempted to reach Spain, a military source told AFP.

Moroccans pay homage to slain Scandinavian hikers

2018-12-23 19:00

Crowds of Moroccans have gathered to mourn two Scandinavian hikers brutally murdered by suspected jihadists in the High Atlas mountains.

Morocco eyes 'terror' link as new arrests made in hikers murder

2018-12-21 08:01

Moroccan authorities say three fugitive suspects have been arrested over the grisly murder of two Scandinavian hikers, as investigators follow a link to Islamic extremism.

Bodies of 2 Scandinavian women found in Morocco

2018-12-17 20:33

The bodies of two Scandinavian women with cuts to their necks were found in a village in Morocco's High Atlas mountains, the interior ministry has said.

WATCH: Moroccan saffron farmers battle knockoff spices

2018-12-17 09:17

Saffron farmers in southern Morocco have long taken pride in the coveted spice they produce from the purple-petalled Crocus sativus, but some are worried knockoff versions are threatening their business.

Hunger, lice, filth: Moroccan migrant camp shows challenges

2018-12-10 20:36

As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement next week, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery and unsanitary conditions

Top Africa stories: MDC says Zim 'now a regional security threat', Ebola spreads to major cities in DRC

2018-12-08 07:39

The MDC says Zimbabwe is 'now a regional security threat' adding that SADC should intervene, and Ebola has spread to Democratic Republic of Congo's major city amid vaccine concerns.


Formula E driver hits out at Verstappen 'punishment'

2019-01-14 11:01

A Formula E driver has hit out at the FIA's 'community service' for Max Verstappen.

7 new suspects brought before Morocco judge in slain hikers case

2019-01-04 10:33

A Morocco prosecutor has brought seven new suspects including a Spanish-Swiss man before a Rabat anti-terror judge in connection with the murder of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains.

Swiss-Spanish man arrested in attack on tourists in Morocco

2018-12-30 10:42

Moroccan authorities have detained a Swiss-Spanish man for suspected links with the Islamic extremists who allegedly killed two Scandinavian hikers, Morocco's first terrorist attack in years

Morocco arrests five more in hikers' murder probe

2018-12-26 10:01

Moroccan authorities have made five new arrests linked to the murder a week ago of two Scandinavian women in the High Atlas mountains, the country's counter-terror chief has said.

Morocco says suspects in hikers murder pledged allegiance to IS

2018-12-21 14:00

Moroccan authorities say four suspects arrested following the murder of two young Scandinavian hikers in southern Morocco have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.

Terror attacks against foreign tourists in North Africa

2018-12-20 19:58

Here is a recap of previous attacks targeting foreign tourists holidaying in North Africa, after Moroccan authorities arrested three suspects in the murder this week of two Scandinavian hikers.

'Serious flaws' in trial of Moroccan Rif protesters: Amnesty

2018-12-17 14:37

Dozens detained during protests in Morocco's northern Rif region in 2016 and 2017 have been denied their right to a fair trial with some confessing under torture, Amnesty International has said.

Activists fear states will fall short on UN migration pact

2018-12-12 20:05

As heads of state and government jetted out of Morocco after formally adopting a UN deal on migration, NGOs raised doubts about its implementation on the ground and the high seas.

Spain aids pregnant woman, kayakers in migrant rescue

2018-12-09 09:05

Spanish authorities say they have rescued 33 migrants crossing the Strait of Gibraltar, including a pregnant woman on a small boat and four people paddling two kayaks across the busy shipping lane.

Morocco meeting to adopt UN migration pact despite withdrawals

2018-12-07 08:12

Representatives from around the globe are gearing up for a major conference in Morocco to endorse a United Nations migration pact, despite a string of countries shunning the accord.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.