• 2016
  • Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Onaiza from STASCo with effect from 19 May 2017, as part of the planned and phased transition announced on 19th October 2016. (shipspotting.com)
  • In June 2016, the Financial Times quoted Kosmos correspondence with the Council on Ethics: "We fundamentally disagree with the council's assessment of our activities offshore Western Sahara, where we have spent considerable time on the ground working with local people to understand their views of oil and gas exploration. (wikipedia.org)
  • The company continued to make gas discoveries in 2016 and 2017, including significant natural gas resources at the Teranga-1 exploration well offshore Senegal in 2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 2016, the government filed 15 separate suits against 15 oil companies at the Federal High Court in Lagos to recover billions of dollars that have been illegally siphoned from the country. (pambazuka.org)
  • Reuters
  • Ed Cropley, "Chad's foreign minister secures top post at African Union", Reuters, 30 January 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Kosmos official told Reuters, "If we are successful, we believe responsible resource development has the potential to create significant social and economic benefits for Western Sahara and its people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Minister of Fore
  • Previously he was Prime Minister of Chad from 24 June 2003 to 4 February 2005 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from April 2008 to January 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hissein Brahim Taha was appointed to replace him as Chadian Minister of Foreign Affairs on 5 February 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tuareg
  • Traveling southwest from Morocco, carrying little more than a backpack, an acoustic guitar and a digital recorder, the shaven-headed Portland native, then in his late 20s, recorded every form of regional music he encountered, from urban dance bands to nomadic Tuareg singers. (wweek.com)
  • You can purchase crafts in markets, venture into the Sahara with a Tuareg caravan, visit pygmy villages, hike through jungle to watch gorillas, relax on tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, experience arguably the world's best wildlife safaris, snack on exotic treats, travel down a river in a dugout "pirogue", travel across savannah on a colonial-era railway, and much more. (wikitravel.org)
  • United Nations
  • Morocco is a member of the United Nations and belongs to the African Union, Arab League, Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Non-Aligned Movement and the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN_SAD). (wikipedia.org)
  • The two presidents are in New York, USA for the 72nd United Nations General Assembly which started on 19 September and will end on 25th September, 2017. (allafrica.com)
  • French
  • Union africaine : le Tchadien Moussa Faki prend les rênes de l'organisation", Jeune Afrique, 14 March 2017 (in French). (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco signed three loan agreements with the French Development Agency (AFD) in 2009, totalling up to 155 million euros. (wikipedia.org)
  • French is still popularly spoken and remains the second language in Morocco whilst Spanish is also widespread, particularly in the northern regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Walter Evans-Wentz Rose de Freycinet - a Frenchwoman who, in the company of her husband, Louis de Freycinet, sailed around the world between 1817 and 1820 on a French scientific expedition on a military ship, initially disguised as a man. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the very least, considerable efforts are required from French and other western troops, together with local forces, to rein in jihadism in the region. (allafrica.com)
  • Kenya
  • On 30 January 2017, he was elected to succeed South Africa's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as Chairperson of the African Union Commission, defeating Amina Mohamed of Kenya. (wikipedia.org)
  • world's
  • Morocco is the world's third-largest producer of phosphates (after the United States and China), and the price fluctuations of phosphates on the international market greatly influence Morocco's economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Canary Islands
  • Check-in Area 1 (desks 101 to 118) is in the newest part of the airport (which opened on 16 July 2014) and serves almost exclusively flights operated by CanaryFly and Binter Canarias (mainly inter-island flights between the Canary Islands or to Morocco). (wikipedia.org)
  • extends
  • The result will be vastly increased water stress, accelerated desertification - as the Sahara extends northwards, eating into the arable coastal plains on which most of the population lives - and a rise in sea levels. (allafrica.com)
  • member
  • Orange Marine becomes first submarine cable company member of the World Ocean Council (WOC), the global, multi-industry leadership alliance on ocean sustainable development, science and stewardship. (shipspotting.com)
  • 1999
  • He was director-general of two ministries before serving as the Director-General of the National Sugar Company (SONASUT) between 1996 and 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • chair
  • Ken Karuri, "Chad reshuffles cabinet as Moussa Faki takes over as AU chair", Africanews, 6 February 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • recognize
  • The council's decision fails to recognize that people in Western Sahara-whom we have met in hundreds of face-to-face conversations-want the economic opportunities that come from increased foreign investment. (wikipedia.org)
  • update
  • As of February 2017[update], there are more than 400 hours of content uploaded to YouTube each minute, and one billion hours of content are watched on YouTube every day. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of August 2017[update], the website is ranked as the second-most popular site in the world by Alexa Internet, a web traffic analysis company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zimbabwe
  • While trade along the Trans-Sahara trade route was common in the 14th century, it was highly dependent on the powerful African Empires, such as the Mali Empire, Kingdom of Kongo, Benin Kingdom, Hausa City-states, Great Zimbabwe, Ethiopian Empire, Kilwa Sultanat, and the Ajuran Sultanate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arabic
  • Moussa Faki Mahamat (Arabic: موسى فكي محمد‎ Mūsā Fakī Muḥammad, born 21 June 1960) is a Chadian politician and diplomat who has been Chairperson of the African Union Commission since 14 March 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jorf Lasfar (Arabic for "Yellow Cliffs") is a deepwater commercial port located on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • views
  • We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. (allafrica.com)
  • The site grew rapidly and, in July 2006, the company announced that more than 65,000 new videos were being uploaded every day, and that the site was receiving 100 million video views per day. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to data published by market research company comScore, YouTube is the dominant provider of online video in the United States, with a market share of around 43% and more than 14 billion views of videos in May 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Western Sahara traders sharing thier views and thoughts about different markets ranging from currencies to commodities. (wn.com)
  • Morocco's
  • Morocco's relationships vary greatly between African, Arab, and Western states. (wikipedia.org)
  • The city is home to the largest independent power station in the country-primarily funded by investments from the Swedish-Swiss company ABB Group and the American company CMS Energy-which was thought to be capable of creating a third of Morocco's total power output. (wikipedia.org)
  • foreign
  • List of foreign ministers in 2017 Page on Faki Archived 2012-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Foreign relations have had a significant impact on economic and social development in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Certain evidence of foreign influence is through the many development projects, loans, investments, and free trade agreements that Morocco has with other countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Policies associated with foreign relations are determined by the king, King Mohamed VI, and his advisors, despite the fact that Morocco has a constitutional monarchy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Portraying Morocco as a democratic state became important if Morocco wished to receive loans and investments by foreign powers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relations with foreign powers, especially with the West, have also been strengthened as Morocco has liberalized its economy and implemented major economic reforms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco now is focusing more on promoting foreign direct investments. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, Morocco adopted the Hassan II Fund for Development, which are measures that simplify procedures to make the process easier and more financially beneficial for foreign investors. (wikipedia.org)
  • ship
  • It is considered a labor saving system that allows large volumes to move rapidly through a process, allowing companies to ship or receive higher volumes with smaller storage space and with less labor expense. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain
  • Equatorial Guinea or Western Sahara ), and Asia (e.g. the Philippines ), contemporary Spain has overcome civil war and fascism in the 20th century to stand proud and centered in itself. (wikitravel.org)
  • sought
  • Both Morocco and Polisario have sought to boost their claims by accumulating formal recognition, essentially from African, Asian, and Latin American states in the developing world. (wikipedia.org)
  • natural
  • This shortage of natural rubber prompted chemists at US companies such as DuPont and Standard Oil, and researchers at Harvard University, to develop factory-made alternatives-artificial rubber for all uses, including vehicle tires, tank tracks, gaskets, hoses, medical supplies and rain clothing. (wikipedia.org)
  • held
  • FUJCON 2017 and the Fujairah Bunkering Week Events, held from 25-29 March 2017, were a resounding success and continued to exceed expectations attracting more than 400 attendees from nearly 40 countries. (shipspotting.com)
  • country
  • España ) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. (wikitravel.org)
  • African
  • On 30 January 2017, he was elected as Chairperson of the African Union Commission. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco has won support for its position from several African governments and from most of the Muslim world and Arab League. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco has become a major player in African economic affairs, and is the 5th African economy by GDP (PPP). (wikipedia.org)
  • By the end of the 10th century, Islam had spread to many of the Northern and Western African empires. (wikipedia.org)
  • current
  • Each week we'll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. (wn.com)
  • minute
  • In May 2011, 48 hours of new videos were uploaded to the site every minute, which increased to 60 hours every minute in January 2012, 100 hours every minute in May 2013, 300 hours every minute in November 2014, and 400 hours every minute in February 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • d'Amico Product tanker shipping company d'Amico International Shipping (DIS) is in talks to dispose of three more tankers, the companys Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Carlos Balestra di Mottola, said in the shipowners financial report for the first quarter of the year. (shipspotting.com)