Elderly Man Makes History After Passing Baccalaureate Exam

Mourad EL HANAFI Ouled Teima, July 17, 2018 Upon the release of make-up baccalaureate exam results, Lahcen Chakiri, 69, the oldest candidate in Morocco, has secured his place in education history, finally passing his baccalaureate, Arts stream, with a score of 11.29/20, after missing the normal session of the 2018 Moroccan national baccalaureate exams. Wearing very…

The Innocence of Moroccans

By Mourad EL HANAFI The beholder to Moroccan society may firstly assume that we are modern and fashionable, judging us by the fact that we somehow keep up with the advances in sciences and technology and so on. But the one who stands to scrutinize our society and draw its face as it is, he/she…

When We Take Our Religion For Granted

By Mourad EL HANAFI Lately, I have been coming across some blasphemous postings about Islamic issues on one of my friend’s Facebook account. The postings were opposing the Islamic creed in particular. I thought my friend was playing a tricky game to receive abundant likes…I thought he aimed at brainstorming or triggering the followers to…