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Morocco

King Hassan II

Date of Birth: 9 July 1929
Place of Birth: Rabat, Morocco
Died: 23 July 1999


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Honeymoon over

The government and the economy were substantially reformed in the late King Hassan II's last years...


Unending endgame

He wants to keep the Western Sahara as strongly as his father Hassan II did with the difference that Mohamed has sacked his father's strong-man Driss Basri who believed he could swing a referendum the way he wanted while the new King's men less sure would rather not try...


Go north, Ould Taya!

As he looks north for friends Taya has seen real potential in Morocco whose young king is less disdainful than the late Hassan II...


Baker's big idea

Yet his late father King Hassan II long ago planted the seeds of compromise based on a federal structure similar to Germany's but potentially giving the Sahara much autonomy...


Broom sweeps Basri

Four months after the death of King Hassan II Basri went to the office on 9 November for a normal working session...


Digging deeper holes

His regional clout in the group that included Angola's Jonas Savimbi Mobutu and Morocco's late King Hassan II has gone overtaken by the end of the Cold War and the death of two key players...


Desert king

Mohammed's meet-the-people tour last month took in most of his kingdom including the troublesome cannabis-growing north which his late father Hassan II avoided for decades...


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Choppy waters

Eyadéma has lost an ally in Morocco's King Hassan II...


Self-determination

Morocco is more stable than Indonesia but its social compact was forged only after the late King Hassan II had staked his throne on securing sovereignty over the Sahara in the 1970s...


Our friend, the new king

The mass outpouring of grief after the death of King Hassan II one of Africa's most ruthless and canniest rulers is fast being overtaken by worries about the future particularly the shaky economy...

Mohammed had accepted the Ba'ya (oath of allegiance) from his subjects immediately after Hassan II's death...


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