Irobiko Chimezie

African migrants die in shipwreck off the coast of Morocco

Seven African migrants died Monday and 70 other people were rescued when their boat sank while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco to Spain, according to a military official. The rescued migrants, including 10 women and a baby, were brought back to the Moroccan coastal city of Nador and taken to Morocco's coast … Continue reading African migrants die in shipwreck off the coast of Morocco

Gender-based violence in Morocco

  In this touching story of a woman forced into domestic labor at the age of 6, a Moroccan woman named Alkabira, who claims she suffered abuse as a child, told United Nations that she always felt lonely staying behind closed doors for a period of 25 years. ‘Completely broken…that’s exactly how I felt in the … Continue reading Gender-based violence in Morocco

How A Stone-Throwing Elephant In A Zoo Killed An Unsuspecting Young Girl.

It remains a mystery why an elephant in Morocco would get so angry to the point of flinging a stone at tourists, and killing a 7-year-old girl in one moment of madness. Experts at the zoo in Rabat are trying to get answers to this strange event, reports confirm. 'The behavior of the female elephant was … Continue reading How A Stone-Throwing Elephant In A Zoo Killed An Unsuspecting Young Girl.

Morocco Approves Progressive Abortion Laws Amendment.

The Moroccan government has approved a series of amendments to the country's Penal Code, including one on the cases in which abortion is allowed. According to Article 453 of the Penal Code, abortion was only allowed if the mother's physical health was threatened. The new amendment, which comes as part of efforts to reform the … Continue reading Morocco Approves Progressive Abortion Laws Amendment.

Belgium Questioned Salah Abdeslam Only 1 Hour Before Attacks.

It is rather so unfortunate that Belgian law enforcement officials had Salah Abdeslam in custody and questioned the terror suspect for about one hour between the time of his arrest Friday and the Brussels attacks Tuesday. The investigations was flawed because the authorities focused more on details relating to Abdeslam's involvement in last November's Paris terror attacks. … Continue reading Belgium Questioned Salah Abdeslam Only 1 Hour Before Attacks.