Morocco / by Alistair Galloway

Moroccan politicians visited Sweden, where they discussed the tense issue of Western Sahara with their Swedish counterparts. The Moroccan Ministry of Education stated that they had been paying 600 ghost employees in the education sector. The World Health Organisation release the number of tuberculosis cases in Morocco in 2014, after the Moroccan government launched a plan in 2013 to reduce tuberculosis cases. A Credit Suisse Research Institute report noted the large wealth gap in Moroccan society. Maroc Telecom said reached 51 million customers in September, and Qatar Airways announced it might buy a stake in Royal Air Maroc. The Moroccan government has revenues of 1 billion dirham a year thanks to alcohol sales in the country.