6,000 African students in local universities

The number of African students in Morocco is growing, from 1,040 African students in 1994 to 16,000 today, reports Morocco World News.

The figures were provided by officials at the Moulay Ismail University in Meknes which hosted the Africa Week Conference from 22-25 May to discuss Afro-Moroccan economic and social development as well as Moroccan leadership towards sustainability. The university noted that 8,000 scholarships have been granted to these students.

Held under the title “South-South Cooperation”, the conference highlighted several issues and topics related to economic and social development, showcasing south-south collaboration among African countries in the economic, social and cultural domains.
Full report on the Morocco World News site