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King Mohammed VI (M6)

Date of Birth: 21/8/1963
Place of Birth: Rabat, Morocco


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Gadaffi falls, revolution rises

King Mohammed VI has worked hard to present his government as the exception to the rule of corrupt autocracies in North Africa...

These are early elections: the poll was not due until September 2012 but as well as meeting the demands of the 20 February reform movement an early vote will allow Mohammed VI to replace the weak Istiqlal party leader Abbas el Fassi as Prime Minister...


The rise of Team Kaberuka

His predecessor Morocco’s Omar Kabbaj (now an economic advisor to King Mohammed VI) stabilised the AfDB’s balance sheet allowing Kaberuka to expand loans to governments and private companies...


Reform dilemma

Traditional constituencies linked into the Makhzen system will probably swing the 1 July referendum in favour of King Mohammed VI’s proposed constitutional reforms...


Revolts change regional alliances

’ Yet he conceded that King Mohammed VI (‘M6’) of Morocco would not give up his claim to the Western Sahara and that Algeria was highly unlikely to give up backing Polisario at least while President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was around...


Can the King stop the spring?

In a speech on 9 March which we hear he largely wrote himself King Mohammed VI’s initial response to the calls for change showed a surer political touch than many of his counterparts in the region...


Campaign timetable

King Mohammed VI (‘M6’) seems in little danger of losing his throne...


Activists versus authoritarians

King Mohammed VI has allowed more press freedom encouraged greater property and political rights for women and tried to promote controlled multiparty politics although the monarch retains absolute power...


Summitry in a time of revolution

Tunisia sent its Foreign Minister while Morocco's King Mohammed VI continued his boycott because of the AU's recognition of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic which celebrates its 35th anniversary this month...


Progress noted

In late June the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced its support for the constitutional changes that will allow King Mohammed VI to maintain power while giving more authority to a civilian prime minister and opening the country to more freedom of expression...


Whiskey doubles all round

In the eyes of their peers Morocco’s King Mohammed VI and Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika are neophytes although to their people they look like political fixtures (AC Vol 49 No 25)...

MOROCCO: Reform-minded monarch Mohammed VI will celebrate his first decade as Al Amir al Mouminin (‘Commander of the Faithful’) on 23 July...

Instead Moulay Hicham is now sick and marginalised and Mohammed VI is married to the popular Lalla Selma (née Benani) with a son Crown Prince Moulay Hassan (born 8 May 2003) and daughter Lalla Khadija (28 February 2007) and seems set to see off such challenges...


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