Morocco Returns to the African Telecommunications Union after 34 Years

By Isabella Wang

Rabat – ATU has reinstated Morocco as a member at a preparatory meeting in Nairobi. Morocco’s membership will enable Morocco and other African nations to develop their telecommunications systems.

The African Telecommunications Union (ATU), also known by its French acronym UAT, announced the move on Tuesday, August 14, in Nairobi. The ATU is a specialized agency of the African Union which combines the telecommunications providers of its member countries to increase the development of Africa’s information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure.

The ATU stated in a note, “The Secretary General of the UAT confirms that the request for return of the kingdom has been accepted and that the member countries have been notified of the…

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