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Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of Africa that lies south of the Sahara desert. It consists of most of the continent--52 countries and island states, excluding only the northern-most African countries of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
EU and Moroccan officials will meet in Rabat this week to discuss a draft treaty about an important fishing agreement. But the treaty has already been blasted by one British-based campaign group who urged the EU not to allow Morocco to have the right to fish in waters adjacent to Western Sahara- as it's ... war Europe

"The struggle of the Sahrawi people is still continuing with law instruments," he underlined. He pointed out that the Sahrawi people, with the support of the African Union which has, long time ago, recognized the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) proclaimed by the Frente POLISARIO, ...
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that territories of Western Sahara are excluded from an agricultural agreement between Morocco and the European Union (EU), casting doubts over Morocco's quest for control over Western Sahara and upsetting Rabat's recent geopolitical prospects in Africa.
Paris, April 06, 2018 (SPS) - The lives of the five Sahrawi prisoners, on the 27th day of unlimited hunger strike in Moroccan prisons, "are in danger," warned the Association of Friends of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (AA-RASD), urging Morocco to abide by the international humanitarian law.

Perth-based Calima Energy has renewed until June 2022 its permits for four licences off the disputed African territory of Western Sahara, including Daora, Haouza, Mahbes and Mijek. The permits were all issued in the form of Assurance Agreements by the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic ...
“As you embark upon your new responsibilities, I wish to assure your Excellency and the People of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia of the continued friendship and solidarity of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.” “I look forward to working with you not only to develop closer relations between our ...
Bir-Lehlou, April 1, 2018 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has sent a congratulatory message to His Excellency Mr. Mokgweetsi Masisi on his inauguration as Botswana's new president. “Please accept my warm congratulations on your choice as the ...
The 6th International Conference, co-organized by the Algerian National Committee of Solidarity with the Sahrawi People (CNASPS) and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) embassy in Algeria was attended by more than 300 persons from many countries: namely Argentina, Chile, Peru, ...
In this respect, Ayachi called on the EU to ensure the enforcement of its decision in accordance with the international law and the democratic principles, in order to enable the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic to recover its sovereignty over all its territories. The 6th International Conference on the Peoples' ...
Algiers, March 31, 2018 (SPS) -The 6th International Conference on Peoples' Right to Resistance opened Friday in Algiers, in the presence of President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Secretary General of the Polisario Front Brahim Ghali, and 100 participants from 53 countries.
The conference, co-organized by the Algerian National Committee of Solidarity with Sahrawi People (CNASPS) and the Embassy of Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in Algiers, aims at breaking the media blockade imposed by Morocco on the occupied Sahrawi territories and providing a platform ...
The rest are Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia and Uganda. As at February 2018, only eight of the 30 states parties to the Protocol had made the declaration recognising the competence of the Court to receive cases from NGOs and individuals. States that ...
... records indicate that Angola has the lowest age of consent pegged at 12 years. Which effectively means that it is legal to have sex with a 12-year-old child with their consent. In other places like Burkina Faso, Comoros, Niger, and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, the age of consent is pegged at 13.
Bir Lehlou, March 26, 2018 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, on Monday sent a message of condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after dozens of Russian citizens were killed at Zimnyaya Vishnya mall in Keremovo city. In his message ...
"The auction started yesterday," Kamal Fadel, a representative of Western Sahara -- known as the self-declared Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic -- told AFP. "It is high-grade phosphate. The proceeds will go to the Sahrawi Republic and may be to used to fight similar cases." The Polisario Front claims ...

... until a 1991 ceasefire and where UN talks have failed to reach an accord. "We hope there will be significant interest now that the title is clear and is backed by the high court ruling," said Kamal Fadel, an executive member of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Petroleum and Mining Authority.
“Based on the powers vested in him by the Constitution of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, on March 17, 2018, issued a presidential decree appointing member of the National Secretariat, Abdelkader Talib Omar, ...
Thirty-two years after leaving the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in protest against the membership of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Morocco was admitted to its successor organisation, the African Union, in January 2017. Its accession – despite the opposition of heavyweights Algeria, ...
They also demand the application of international humanitarian law that requires from the occupying power, Morocco, to transfer them to a prison in the Western Sahara territory. The French Association of Friends of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (AARASD) said in a statement that the hunger strike ...
... the commercial companies and Spanish citizens who could be interested in the use and exploitation of the natural resources of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), the Spanish government must urgently initiate a procedure leading to the implementation of the decision of 27 February 2018.”.
Moreover, the MPs called the Spanish government to recognize the «Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic». They stated that after the CJEU's verdict, made public on the 27th of February of the current year regarding the 2014 fisheries agreement, gives Spian the «opportunity» to establish relations with the self-proclaimed ...
The meeting, in February in Berlin, between the Sahrawi delegation led by President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Ibrahim Ghali and Kohler were "frank" and "positive" and focused on ways to achieve a "peaceful, just and lasting" solution ...
... that the cargo of phosphate on board the vessel NM Cherry Blossom that was impounded in Port Elizabeth last year is the property solely of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. South Africa remains unwavering in its support for the holding of a referendum on self-determination for the Sahrawi people.
Rabat – Recalling the increasing number of countries that have withdrawn their recognition of the Polisario Front-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), the Argentinian Independent news agency, Total News, said that many nations across the world have become aware of the danger ...
Rabat – Speaking at a press conference in Rabat, Zambia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji reaffirmed on Thursday that his country has severed all ties with the Polisario Front-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). During a press conference co-chaired with the Moroccan ...
It fought a 16-year war with the Polisario Front independence movement, which established the self-declared Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. The United Nations says the region has a right to self-determination and campaigners have sought to challenge the EU's trade deals with Morocco in the courts ...
Clearly Morocco is taking advantage of its January 2017 return to the AU to make its mark, despite resistance from the traditional allies of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, South Africa and Algeria. During the election of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) by ministers of foreign affairs on 26 ...
In the entrance hall of the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, a huge portrait of King Mohammed VI of Morocco was strategically placed to greet delegates attending the AU summit in January. Photographs illustrating Morocco's contribution to peacekeeping in Africa, dating back to the 1960s, ...
In his speech on the occasion of the festivities commemorating the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic in Smara, Gali said that the decision made today by CJEU has come to confirm its previous decision and complies with the requirements of the international law ...
It fought a 16-year war with the Polisario Front independence movement, which established the self-declared Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. The United Nations says the region has a right to self-determination and campaigners have sought to challenge the EU's trade deals with Morocco in the courts ...
Smara (Refugee Camps), Feb 26, 2018 (SPS) - The festivities of the second day for the celebration of the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) were marked by a rich and varied programme comprising notably the organization of the Marathon of Sahara ...
Algiers, Feb 26, 2018 (SPS) - President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has sent a message to Sahrawi President Brahim Ghali on the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), in which he reiterated Algeria's unfailing support to the Sahrawi people cause ...
This February 27 marks the 42nd anniversary of the birth of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic that was proclaimed on the same date in 1976. The Saharawi people created their own State that over time became a country recognized by almost a hundred countries in all continents and with an ...
Members of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army take part in a ceremony to mark 40 years after the Front proclaimed the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in the disputed territory of Western Sahara on February 27, 2016 at the Sahrawi refugee camp of Dakhla. Photo: AFP/Farouk Batiche.
Smara (Sahrawi refugee camps), Feb 26, 2018 (SPS) -The festivities celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) kicked off Sunday in Smara with an international Conference on “civil and peaceful resistance against the Moroccan occupation.”.
Rabat – The newly appointed “prime minister” of the Polisario Front-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Mohamed Ouali Akeik, was one of the seven perpetrators of terrorist attacks committed against Spanish citizens at the Phosboucraa site, Laayoune in October 1974. Polisario ...
Rabat – A recent Jeune Afrique report has pointed towards Morocco's intention to introduce a motion that would call for the expulsion from the African Union of the Polisario Front-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. “In the corridors of the AU, Moroccan diplomats are not unforthcoming about ...
ALGIERS: The Polisario Front which seeks independence for Western Sahara said Monday it is ready for direct negotiations with Morocco on the future of the disputed territory. Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, foreign minister of the self-declared Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic which controls a thin strip of ...
Port Elizabeth - A ship's cargo of phosphate claimed by the disputed territory of Western Sahara has been put up for auction in South Africa, 10 months after being seized by local authorities. The cargo, which was extracted by a Moroccan company, has been claimed by Western Sahara, a former Spanish ...
Kigali (Rwanda), March 22, 2018 (SPS) - The President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has yestarday signed the Treaty of African Free Trade Area in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, the Treaty of Free Circulation of Persons, as well ...
Bir lehlu (liberated territories), March 20, 2018 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, sent a congratulatory message to his counterpart of the Republic of Namibia, His Excellency Mr. Hage Geingob, during the celebration of his country's 28th ...
... the demonstrators shouted "freedom of the Sahrawi political prisoners" and "No alternative to referendum on self-determination," at the call of the association of the Sahrawi community in Belgium. Many of them waved the national flag of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and banners to ... Brussels
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain), March 08, 2018 (SPS) - The Saharawi coordinator with MINURSO and in charge of the dossier of natural resources, Mhamed Jadad, held a working meeting on Wednesday with the Canarian Parliamentary Intergroup of Solidarity with the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic ... Brussels
... presented her credentials, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). The Cuban ambassador transmitted to the president of the Republic the greetings of Cuban President, Raul Castro. The Cuban Ambassador confirmed, ... Brussels
... 2015 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces attacked and kidnapped a group of Sahrawi militants and activists in the occupied city of Smara, on the eve of February 24, coinciding with the commemoration of the Sahrawi people to the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. Brussels
Smara (Sahrawi refugee camps), Feb 26, 2018 (SPS) -The festivities celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) kicked off Sunday in Smara with an international Conference on “civil and peaceful resistance against the Moroccan occupation.”. Brussels
This year's edition, which would coincide with the celebration of the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), will be dedicated to the history of this people, forced to exile since 42 years and who have been dependent exclusively on international aid, explain ... Brussels
... 2015 (SPS) - The Moroccan forces attacked and kidnapped a group of Sahrawi militants and activists in the occupied city of Smara, on the eve of February 24, coinciding with the commemoration of the Sahrawi people to the 42nd anniversary of the proclamation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. Brussels


 

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