Nasser Bourita, the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, showed up in his office in an official photo, and a banner bearing the name of the Kingdom in English “kingdom of Morocco,” in a first of its kind, after it had been written in French since the country’s independence, which sparked a sensation among social media activists, and multiple readings of the new change appeared with it.
This image, which has been widely shared by Moroccans, particularly on Facebook, is part of a larger campaign by activists to change the major state’s orientations in important sectors such as education, the economy, and other fields, as well as to cut ties with the Francophone world, which has become limited, “as they put it.”
This “official” measure by Morocco was seen as an indirect response to French decisions to decrease the number of visas issued to Moroccans intending to visit France, as well as the country’s main tendency to open up to the Anglo-Saxon world and strengthen ties with the United States. The United States and the United Kingdom.
Many Moroccan observers, on the other hand, believe that the country’s major changes and foreign policies have recently begun to shift, particularly following “Washington’s” official recognition of the Moroccan Sahara and normalization with Israel, as well as the extension of major economic partnerships with Britain. The world’s largest power tube.
In a related manner, a number of African countries have recently undergone significant changes in their foreign policies and relations with the “former colonialist” France, breaking with “Francophonie” on all levels, the most recent of which was Gabon’s withdrawal from the Francophone Organization and accession to the English-speaking Commonwealty.
Ali Bongo, the President of Gabon and the son of Omar Bongo, who served as President from 1967 to 2009, expressed tremendous interest in following Rwanda’s lead, believing that Rwanda’s economic development was due to its independence from French dominance and adoption of Anglophone system.