Tag: Moroccans in America

Moroccan Comedy Duo ‘Les Inqualifiables’ Perform Across the US

By Bouchra Rafi

A new Moroccan comedy duo named “Les Inqualifiables” recently produced and performed their own comedy tour in the United States.

The show, entitled “Si’a moi y’a toi” (If there’s me, there’s you), was first performed on April 4, 2019, in New York where the tour began and closed in Los Angeles on April 19.

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The African Airlines That Should Be on Your Radar

By Mark Ellwood

Exactly a year ago, if a New Yorker wanted to get to Nairobi, they were looking at around 24 hours of flight time and at least one plane change under the best of circumstances.

But last October, Kenya Airways’ new direct changed all that, shaving 10 hours off that flight time and eliminating the transfer.

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After Zagora, US’s Morocco Day to Honor 12 Moroccan Regions in 12 Years

While many non-Moroccans are familiar with the popular cities of Marrakech, Casablanca, Fez, and Tangier, most have never heard of Zagora. But in March, Washington, D.C., had an opportunity to celebrate the beauty of Zagora, the first guest of honor of the annual Morocco Day symposium.

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Moroccan American Network considers Moroccan cities for 2020 Morocco Day

The first Morocco Day, in Washington, D.C., celebrated the culture and heritage of the city of Zagora, the gate to the Moroccan Sahara desert.


The Moroccan American Network (MAN), an organization dedicated to create business opportunities for Moroccan small enterprises in the US, is preparing a list of Moroccan city candidates for the second annual Morocco Day, in which the culture and heritage of Moroccan cities are celebrated.

The network said in a previous statement that it will celebrate one Moroccan city from each of the 12 regions of the North African country every March 29 for the next 12 years in Washington, D.C.

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Morocco: A New Star In Africa

Could any Arab, African and Muslim-majority country become a developed country without vast natural resources? There is at least one country that is trying hard to achieve this goal.
By Veeramalla Anjaiah


Morocco, a rising star in Africa, is like a European country where all of its trains, trams, buses, flights and ferries run on time. Morocco, apparently, has many mysteries. Few people realize that it has been rapidly emerging as a new powerhouse in Africa.

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Moroccan American Network to Host Business Forum on ‘Morocco Day’ in DC

By Carolina McCabe 

The Moroccan American Network will host its fourth Business Forum – CEO Summit at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, in Washington, D.C. The summit will focus on small business opportunities between the US and Africa. The day of the event corresponds with “Morocco Day,” celebrated March 29.

In 2018, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaimed March 29 as “Morocco Day” following a formal resolution by the D.C. Council.

“Morocco Day is an opportunity to explore economic, cultural, and educational exchange opportunities that are mutually beneficial for the Kingdom of Morocco and the United States of America,” according to Antoine Battle, CEO of Diplomatic Communications.

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