Africa is undoubtedly the future of humanity, this is not a cliché, it is reality. It has the resources, natural and human diversity, the aspiring youth and the iron will to step into action and make things happen for the benefit of its peoples. This blog will look introspectively in the dynamics of change in this "young" continent shedding light on creed, culture, politics and economics. There is a lot the world can learn from this continent. Was it not, after all, the cradle of humanity, dare I ask?
In his acceptance speech of the re-admission of Morocco in the African fold, King Mohammed VI declared solemnly the death of the Maghreb Union.
The late king Hassan II described metaphorically Morocco as a big tree with its roots deeply buried in Africa, its trunk in the Arab-Muslim world and its branches in Europe.
No development will be conceivable under a climate filled with ethnic, sectarian and religious tensions.
The strong man of the Algerian regime general Mohamed Mediène, has been ordered into retirement.
The university, as a temple of acquisition of beneficial knowledge, positive values and appropriate behavior and way of life can play a major role in regulating globalization for the good of humanity.
While spirits play an important role in the Moroccan rich culture, traditional beliefs surrounding spirits and the continued veneration of saints creates a more unique approach to the spiritual world compared to the Muslim world.
In the city of Sefrou, there is a grotto in the hill at the entrance of the city called kaf al-moumen “the cave of the faithful,” a site where, both Muslims and Jews, believe that their saints are buried inside.
Even though there are many obstacles preventing the nations of the Arab Spring uprisings from achieving democracy, there is still hope.
The contrasts and contradictions mentioned here above may be perplexing and baffling to the foreigners, but in reality they are the ingredients that make Morocco the fascinating mosaic.
The Moroccan Jewish culture has persevered through time, resisted the wear and tear of successive persecutions, stigmatization and massacres, and is still alive and thriving today.