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Morocco

King Mohammed VI (M6)

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


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Wrath rules

Another senior minister – one of the most respected members of the coalition government led by Prime Minister Saad Eddine el Othmani's Islamist Parti de la justice et du développement (PJD) – has been sacked by King Mohammed VI (M6) in a fit of 'colère royale' (royal anger)...


Trading blocs hit the blocks

In spite of a sustained lobbying effort by King Mohammed VI, the bid seems run into the sand (AC Vol 58 No 25, Courtship and crackdowns)...


Forward on the southern front

King Mohammed VI (M6) has invested a huge amount of political capital – and the biggest Moroccan banks and corporations' money – in making one of Africa's most notable strategic pivots of recent years: changing his kingdom's traditional focus on Europe, the Maghreb and the Arab world, to seeing the future rooted in Morocco's sub-Saharan business, social and political connections...


Cold war and glacial change

UN is alone in seeing hope in the western Sahara Algeria's unquestioned support for the Polisario Front liberation movement in the Western Sahara has increased as a result of King Mohammed VI's energetic self-promotion in sub-Saharan Africa...


Courtship and crackdowns

Moroccans are now used to King Mohammed VI (M6) leading the kingdom's drive to become a political and economic heavyweight in Africa...


Migrants rock the summit boat

End of the empty chair Despite the kingdom's militant refusal to recognise the Polisario Front, King Mohammed VI of Morocco sat across the table from Polisario representatives in Abidjan at the African-European summit...


M6's apprentices

Chabat refused to deal with the PJD, which leads the coalition government, and most of his 'secular' party rivals – led by current favourite of King Mohammed VI ('M6'), multi-millionaire businessman, Agriculture Minister and Rassemblement national des indépendants leader Aziz Akhannouch (AC Vol 58 No 2, Benkirane's 'bras de fer')...


Friends in African places

Nor, pointedly, did Morocco's King Mohammed VI, whose application to join Ecowas was formally accepted at the summit...


Rif in revolt

Rebellion is stirring once more in the northern Rif region, regardless of King Mohammed VI's efforts to pacify the area with big infrastructural investment, such as the Tanger-Med container port and a new high-speed train...


Polls provide no answers

Such issues still count in North Africa's cold war; during French election week, Morocco's King Mohammed VI paid one of his regular 'private visits' to Paris, where he was very publicly filmed dining with the outgoing President François Hollande and together visiting an exhibition...


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