Algeria

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 10th, 2014
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By Nazim Fethi,  Magharebia Algerian security forces on Thursday (March 6th) arrested about 100 people protesting a possible fourth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The Algiers demonstration reflects the heated political debate swirling around the April 17th presidential poll. Of the 130 cand...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 16th, 2013
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By Keshab Giri Of late, events in Egypt have attracted profuse attention from all over the globe. Democratically elected government back in 2011/12 has been ousted by moderate, secular opposition with the help from Egyptian military, thus culminating in pivotal role of military. Some have expressed e...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 16th, 2013
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For all its problems, Algeria never became an Islamic state. Like Algerian progressives in the 1990s, Egyptian progressives now have to carve out the space to construct a credible alternative under the shield of the new transitional process, and simultaneously challenge the military’s human rights ab...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Apr 5th, 2013
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By Abe Greenwald, Moroccan American Center for Policy (Washington, DC) column Not all “Arab unrest” is equal. Consider these current headlines out of North Africa and try to spot the odd man out: “Libya’s south teeters toward chaos — and militant extremists,” “Egyp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Burkina Faso are in trouble having taken only one point from two Group E games, and that was later forfeited because they fielded ineligible defender Herve Zengue in a 0-0 home draw with Congo Brazzaville. Belgian coach Paul Put’s side created one of the biggest upsets in Nations Cup history by...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 14th, 2013
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By Philip Amiola I have observed with strong feelings of embarrassment, the degree to which people can be so enslaved by religion that they would go to great lengths to defend their religious views. People have been known to mutilate their bodies and engage in other forms of unseemly behaviour in the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 12th, 2013
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This year’s 41st anniversary, celebrated two weeks ago, has been marked in particularly gloomy fashion. Reports have recently emerged floating the prospect of oil reserves drying up and arguing that new discoveries are failing to keep pace with production. This might well turn out to be the bes...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 2nd, 2013
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DAKAR, Senegal — Chad’s military said Saturday that its soldiers in Mali had killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the mastermind of the January seizure of an Algerian gas plant that left at least 37 foreign hostages dead. Mr. Belmokhtar’s death was announced on state television in Chad, but has not been confir...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Feb 11th, 2013
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In light of the crisis currently unfolding in Tunisia – particularly the increasingly strident and incendiary rhetoric of the main political poles – the echoes and parallels with Algeria’s own democratic moment two decades ago are stark, and could yield crucial lessons Most analysts...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 9th, 2013
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Africa Cup of Nations Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth Date: Saturday 9 February Kick-off: 18:00 GMT  Ghana and Mali meet for the fourth time in the last two Africa Cup of Nations – having being drawn in the same group and ending up in the third place play-off at both tournamen...