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Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

Morocco is a huge sandbox so ants are pretty much ubiquitous. Many people have mild roach problems, but nothing overwhelming. - Oct 24, 2017
Sugar ants are everywhere. Occasional cockroaches. HUGE grasshoppers that do bite/pinch if harassed. The large number of feral cats keeps the rat/mouse population down, but these cats are everywhere and are shameless in coming into your yard. - Oct 23, 2017
Ants, ants, ants EVERYWHERE. You won't get rid of them completely--ever. Roaches (the big ones) are common as well as most of the typical African flying insects; flies, bees, wasps, termites, and mosquitoes. - Jul 20, 2014
Fairly bad problems with ants and cockroaches. Some people have good luck combatting that with poison, some don't. We have to take very defensive measures in the kitchen to keep ants out, and for two-thirds of the year have to kill a couple cockroaches a week in the house -- despite having a lot of poison and spraying the entrances. - Nov 17, 2011
Mosquitoes. - Nov 16, 2011
Ants, cockroaches and some mosquitoes. - Sep 18, 2011
Mosquitoes can be bad during the summer months. Since it is Africa, ants are a constant problem. - Apr 8, 2010