North Africa

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...
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In Morocco
Mar 10th, 2014
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By Said Temsamani The text of the speech of His Majesty King Mohammed VI in Abidjan before Ivorian- Moroccan businessmen, is carrying a unique and singular vision on the economic development of Africa. The royal vision is clear. It is time for Africa to learn from itself. It is only when Africans do ...
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In Libya
Mar 7th, 2014
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At the time of the revolt that brought down his father, al-Saadi headed a brigade of special forces that was involved in the crackdown against protesters and rebels. But he is perhaps even more notorious among Libyans for his dark career in soccer, the country’s most popular sport. A playboy with a l...
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In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Sunil Veetil By Sunil Veetil, Regional Head of Payments and Cash Management, HSBC Middle East and North Africa Many would argue that the 1970s was the decade of innovation. It was in these years that the world saw the first handheld mobile phones, and Sony launched its first Walkman—transformin...
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In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Although some Arabs are fantasising about it, a major alliance with Russia is unwise both morally and practically Hussein Ibish By Hussein Ibish, Now. It’s crucial that the Arabs take note of what has just transpired in Ukraine. Russia, that supposedly mighty power, could not control political ...
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In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Names of appointed ministers began coming in Wednesday afternoon, formation expected to be completed by Saturday A handout picture made available by the Egyptian presidency shows Egypt’s newly-appointed prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab speaking to the press at the presidential palace in Cairo on F...
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In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Reuters – Egypt’s bourse retreated because of uncertainty over the timing of a hoped-for presidential bid by Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. An  official government source said Sisi would keep his post as defence minister in a new government that is being formed after the old one...
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In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are facing “enormous challenges” in balancing the dual imperatives of managing limited natural resources and properly nourishing their people, according to a Monday report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FA...
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In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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The flame is finally out on the Sochi games, and the torch has been passed. Like the ceremonies, the competition was no small spectacle; three weeks and $52bn later, Russia managed to put on the most expensive Olympic Games in history, and was rewarded on the podium. In the end, the host nation&rsquo...
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In Egypt
Feb 26th, 2014
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Reuters – The Egyptian pound was steady at a central bank foreign currency sale on Monday and remained unchanged on the black market. The central bank sold $38.6m to banks with a cut-off price of EGP 6.9508 to the dollar, fractionally stronger than the cut-off price of EGP 6.9509 from Monday&rs...