Algeria

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 10th, 2013
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Boko Haram’s recent, deadly attack on the agricultural college in Gujba, Yobe State has raised some difficult and urgent questions for the Nigerian federal authorities and international community. The most pressing – how and why did this happen – quickly give way to more substantive concerns about th...
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In East Africa
Sep 16th, 2013
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In East Africa
Sep 6th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Former quarter-finalists Ghana and Senegal are among five countries a point away from clinching a place in the final stage of Africa’s World Cup qualifying campaign as the preliminary group phase concludes this weekend. Seven groups are yet to be decided with the winners set t...
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...
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In Canada
Apr 5th, 2013
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A third Canadian believed to be connected to January’s hostage-taking in Algeria is in a North African jail, and police are leaving open the possibility another Canadian may be among the remains of Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists who died during a military assault. Mark Spowart / THE CANADIAN PRESS Al...
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In Angola
Apr 5th, 2013
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By Abe Greenwald, commentarymagazine 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,” “Egypt Takes Another Step Toward Autocracy—and Instability,” “Tunisia Sees Rising ...
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 Egypt
Mar 26th, 2013
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The hope of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles defending their African Youth Championship (AYC) title was ended by an organised Egyptian Under-20 team in Ain Temouchent, Algeria on Tuesday. The Junior Pharaohs of Egypt defeated the Flying Eagles 2-0 with ENPPI forward, Mahmoud Abdel-Moneam Kahraba scoring...
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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...