Daily Archives: 2007-01-21

Moroccan makeover The bleached walls of Casablanca are about to get a €298m lick of paint. Peter Griffiths reveals the economic implications for Morocco’s largest city Introducing colour to the classic 1942 film Casablanca was a controversial decision in the 1980s. More than 20 years later, Morocco’s economic capital is […]

Moroccan Makeover

Essential Douala Cameroon’s largest city may not have the glory of being the capital but that has never held it back, as Njei Moses Timah reveals. Locals joke that Douala sits in the ‘armpit of Africa’. They’re not being self-deprecating; the city lies on the midpoint of west Africa’s coastal […]

Essential Douala