Ahmed Ben Bella

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Apr 13th, 2012
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Algiers – Algeria buried its first post-independence president Ahmed Ben Bella, hailed as an anti-colonial hero and the father of the nation, in a sombre and rain-drenched ceremony on Friday. Ben Bella, who died on Wednesday, at age 95, following a recent hospital stay for respiratory problems,...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Dec 18th, 2010
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The African Union’s Panel of the Wise, at its 9th assembly in Algiers, Algeria, has urged a launch for a new and binding peace process to resolve the long-standing border row between Ethiopia and Eritrea, an AU press release says. Between 1998 and 2000 the neighboring east African countries fought a ...