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Algeria: French Presidential Candidate Macron Slams Critics of Algeria Remarks
[RFI] French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Friday slammed opponents for "exploiting" his declaration that French colonialism was a "crime against humanity" for electoral ends. He also claimed that Ukraine-based hackers were repeatedly attacking the website of his election (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Rangers advance despite home draw
Rangers International FC of Enugu squeeze into the second round of the 2017 CAF Champions League after drawing 0-0 at home to JS Saoura of Algeria, advancing on the away goals rule following a 1-1 draw in the first leg. More details later. The post Rangers advance despite home draw appeared (...)
[The Nation] 19/02/2017

Blegium: Belgium welcomes end of demining operations in Algeria
Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - Belgium has welcomed the announcement by Algeria that demining operations and the destruction of the anti-personal mines in the north African country have ended.
[Panapress] 15/02/2017

Champions League: Rangers FC vows to beat JS Saoura of Algeria
Rangers International FC of Enugu has vowed to beat JS Saoura of Algeria in the second leg of the ongoing Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League match coming up on Feb.19, 2017. Rangers played 1-1 draw with Saoura FC in Algeria on Feb.10 and needs at worst a goal-less draw to (...)
[The Nation] 15/02/2017

Tunisia: Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt foreign ministers to meet on Libyan crisis
Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Foreign ministers of Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt will meet "very shortly" in Tunis on the Libyan crisis, the Tunisian minister of foreign affairs, Khameais Jhinaoui, has announced. Politics
[Panapress] 14/02/2017

Amapakabo assures Nigerians of Rangers’ victory against Algerian opponents
Rangers’ Coach, Imama Amapakabo, has assured Nigerians of his team’s victory over JS Saoura of Algeria in their second leg encounter on Feb. 19. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the second leg encounter will take place at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu on Sunday. Amapakabo told (...)
[The Nation] 13/02/2017

Rivers United hold AS Real Bamako to goalless draw
Less than 24 hours after Premier league champions Rangers international held their Algerian counterparts to a 1-1 draw in Algiers, Rivers United have equally risen to the occasion to hold AS Real Bamako of Mali to goalless draw in Bamako in their first leg CAf Champions league tie. The Garden (...)
[The Nation] 11/02/2017

Zimbabwe: Warriors Drop Two Places in Fifa Rankings
[The Herald] THE complexity of the FIFA rankings came into question again yesterday when the Zimbabwe Warriors plunged down the ladder despite the team distinguishing itself in holding Algeria at the 2017 Nations Cup finals. The Warriors, who were drawn in the so-called Group of Death that (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/02/2017

Morocco says more members back bid to rejoin AU
Algeria and South Africa reportedly determined to keep Rabat out
[East Africa News Post] 29/01/2017

Enyeama savors away victory over Olympique Lyonnais
It was a pleasant weekend for former Super Eagles safehand and Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama as Lille earned vital away win at the expense of homers Olympique Lyonnais. Lille who occupy the 13th position on the log shocked their hosts in the 38th minutes of the match thanks to Algerian (...)
[The Nation] 28/01/2017

African Union to mull divisive Morocco bid to rejoin bloc
Heavyweights such as Algeria and South Africa are lobbying hard against the move.
[East Africa News Post] 27/01/2017

Algeria: AFCON's First Big Casualty Exits in Shambles
[allAfrica] Algeria became the first big casualties of the 2017 African Nations Cup when the much-fancied side exited in the pool stages on Tuesday in another dismal failure at the continental showpiece.
[AllAfrica] 25/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Algerian Coach quits after shock elimination of his team
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Algerian Coach, Georges Leekens, became the first casualty at the ongoing 2017 AFCON in Gabon, resigning from his post after his team's shock elimination. Sports
[Panapress] 25/01/2017

Algeria coach quits after exit
Algeria’s George Leekens became the first coaching casualty of the African Nations Cup, resigning yesterday after his team were eliminated less than three months after taking the job. “Given the pressure exerted on the federation and the national team, I prefer to stop my contract. For the good (...)
[The Nation] 24/01/2017

Akpokona warns against underrating Algeria
Ahead of Super Eagles clash with Algeria in continuation of the World cup qualifiers later in the year, veteran coach Lawrence Akpokana has warned that it would be dangerous to underrate the Algerians following their early exit from the ongoing Nations cup in Gabon. He said rather than […] The (...)
[The Nation] 24/01/2017

Akpokona warns against underrating Algeria
Ahead of Super Eagles clash with Algeria in continuation of the World cup qualifiers later in the year, veteran coach Lawrence Akpokana has warned that it would be dangerous to underrate the Algerians following their early exit from the ongoing Nations cup in Gabon. He said rather than […] The (...)
[The Nation] 24/01/2017

AFCON flop: Algeria coach resigns
Algeria Georges Leekens has resigned as head coach following the team’s failure to qualify for the knockout phase of the on going Nations cup in Gabon A 2-2 draw with Senegal on Monday saw Algeria miss out on a qualification spot in Group B, despite having been the top seeds in the pool. […] (...)
[The Nation] 24/01/2017

Senegal/Algeria: Lions of Teranga Oust Star-Studded Algeria from Afcon
[allAfrica] Algeria were condemned to another failure at the African Nations Cup finals after a 2-2 draw with Senegal on Monday saw them finish third in Group B in Gabon.
[AllAfrica] 24/01/2017

Tunisia/Zimbabwe: Carthage Eagles Swoop on Warriors, Oust Algeria
[Deutsche Welle] In a show of strength, the Eagles of Carthage have defeated Zimbabwe, effectively forcing pre-game favorites Algeria out of the football tournament. Tunisia's Polish-born coach said their "strategy was simple."
[AllAfrica] 24/01/2017

Senegal/Algeria: Do-or-Die for Desert Foxes Against Relaxed Senegal
[allAfrica] It is do-or-die for Algeria as they prepare to take on Group B leaders Senegal in their final pool match at the 2017 African Nations Cup in Franceville on Monday, but not even victory will assure them of a place in the (...)
[AllAfrica] 22/01/2017

Algeria/Tunisia: End of the Road for Algeria at #AFCON2017?
[allAfrica] Algeria stand on the brink of another failure at the African Nations Cup finals after gifting Tunisia a 2-1 victory in their second Group B clash at in Franceville on Tuesday.
[AllAfrica] 20/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Tunisia defeats Algeria
Tunisia has defeated their northern neighbours, Algeria with a 2-1 win at the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations(AFCON) holding in Gabon. The Tunisian side have indeed succeeded in putting Africa on the brink of elimination. An Aissa Mandi own goal early in the second half and a Naim Sliti (...)
[The Nation] 19/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Tunisia beat Algeria 2-1
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Algeria, one of the best teams in Africa, face an early exit from the 2017 AFCON when they were beaten 2-1 by Tunisia in the North Africa derby in their Day 2 Group B match played in Franceville on Thursday. (...)
[Panapress] 19/01/2017

Algeria: Algeria 'strongly condemns' suicide attack in Mali
Algiers, Algeria (PANA) – Algeria has strongly condemned the suicide attack on Wednesday that targeted a group camp of former rebels and members of the pro-governmental armed groups, in the Mali's northern city of Gao, reaffirming its commitment to the peace and reconciliation deal in Mali. (...)
[Panapress] 19/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Day 2, Group B matches scheduled for Thursday
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - North African rivals Algeria and Tunisia clash in a derby on Thursday on Day 2 of Group B matches to be played in Fraceville at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon. Sports
[Panapress] 19/01/2017

Carthage Eagles face do-or-die clash
Tunisia faces a do-or-die clash with Algeria as they prepare for a crunch Group B African Nations Cup encounter in Franceville today. The two sides had contrasting fortunes in their opening matches. Algeria did not play well but came away with a 2-2 draw against Zimbabwe, while Tunisia (...)
[The Nation] 18/01/2017

Zimbabwe/Senegal: Warriors - Flash in the Pan or Serious Afcon Contender?
[allAfrica] Whether Zimbabwe's battling 2-2 draw with Algeria in their opening Group B clash at the 2017 African Nations Cup was a flash in the pan or a sign of genuine quarterfinal credentials will be put to the test against pool favourites Senegal in Franceville on Thursday (19h00 (...)
[AllAfrica] 18/01/2017

Tunisia/Algeria: Carthage Eagles Face Do-or-Die Clash
[allAfrica] Tunisia faces a do-or-die clash with Algeria as they prepare for a crunch Group B African Nations Cup encounter in Franceville on Thursday (16h00 GMT).
[AllAfrica] 18/01/2017

Zimbabwe/Senegal: Warriors Suffer Musona Blow
[New Zimbabwe] WARRIORS chief striker Knowledge Musona has been ruled out of Thursday's match against Senegal due to a harm string injury he sustained in the opening match of the 2017 African Cup of Nations finals against Algeria on (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/01/2017

Africa: Zambian Legend Bwalya Rallies Uganda Cranes to Win First Match
[Monitor] Franceville -Algeria coach Georges Leekens wore a confident look as he insisted he was not surprised by the Zimbabwean sting that scared the Desert Foxes out of their skin until talisman Riyad Mahrez twice came to their (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/01/2017

Zimbabwe/Algeria: Despite Attacking Prowess, Warriors Can't Outdo Desert Foxes
[allAfrica] With a little more quality in both the attacking and defensive thirds, Zimbabwe might have pulled off the first surprise win of the 2017 African nations Cup finals on Sunday, but in the end had to settle for a 2-2 draw with fancied (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/01/2017

Zimbabwe/Algeria: Warriors Nearly Cause Afcon Upset
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE's Warriors came within minutes of causing a major upset as they turned on a hearty performance, only to let slip through what could have been a famous victory over Algeria in their African Cup of Nations Group C tie against Algeria last (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/01/2017

Pasuwa elated after holding Algeria
Zimbabwe coach Callisto Pasuwa was a delighted man after his charges held tournament favourites Algeria to a 2-2 draw in Franceville on Sunday. Warriors went into their match against star studded Desert Foxes as underdogs [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 15/01/2017

Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017: Algeria 2: 2 Zimbabwe
Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017 Sun 15 Jan 2017 Algeria 2 : 2 Zimbabwe Tunisia 20:00Senegal Mon 16 Jan 2017 Cote d’Ivoire 17:00 Togo The post Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017: Algeria 2: 2 Zimbabwe appeared first on The Nation (...)
[The Nation] 15/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Algeria holds Zimbabwe 2-2 in Group B opener
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Riyad Mahrez scored twice to help Algeria hold Zimbabwe to a 2-2 draw Sunday in their Group B opening match here at the ongoing 2017 AFCON in Gabon. Sports
[Panapress] 15/01/2017

Mahrez leads Algeria’s Nations Cup hopes
LIBREVILLE (Reuters) – Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez will play his first match since being named African Footballer of the Year when Algeria take on Zimbabwe in Franceville at the African Nations Cup on Sunday. Mahrez [...]
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 15/01/2017

2017 AFCON: Ex-champions Algeria, Tunisia on parade in Group B opening matches
Franceville, Gabon (PANA) - Previous AFCON winners, Algeria and Tunisia, will be on parade at the Stade de Franceville on Sunday, the second day of the 2017 AFCON taking place in Gabon. Sports
[Panapress] 15/01/2017

Zimbabwe: Warriors Work On Penalty Loophole
[The Herald] Franceville -THE Zimbabwe Warriors are worried about the rate at which they are conceding penalties ahead of their 2017 Nations Cup finals opener against Algeria here tomorrow.
[AllAfrica] 14/01/2017

Zimbabwe: Let's Show Them We Are True Warriors
[The Herald] After a lengthy and frustrating 11-year wait, tomorrow we will get the chance to see our beloved Warriors plunging into battle on the big stage of the African Cup of Nations when they take on continental heavyweights Algeria in the opening match of their Group B adventure in (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/01/2017

Zimbabwe/Algeria: Algeria Very Wary of Crucial Afcon Clash With Warriors
[allAfrica] Fancied Algeria open their 2017 African Nations Cup finals Group B campaign with a clash against Zimbabwe on Sunday (16h00 GMT) as they seek to provide momentum for a tilt at the title to end a 27-year wait for continental (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/01/2017

Moroccan king to travel to Addis for AU summit
Rabat's return to the AU, opposed by Algeria, needs the support of two-thirds of the bloc's members, or at least 36.
[East Africa News Post] 13/01/2017

Nations Cup: Arsenal teenager get call-up
Arsenal’s Algerian midfielder, Ismaeil Bennacer, has been called up to play in the African Nations Cup finals after a knee injury ruled Saipher Taider out of the tournament, the country’s football federation said on Friday. The 19-year-old Bennacer won his first cap for Algeria last year in (...)
[The Nation] 13/01/2017

Why Algeria lost to Nigeria in WCQ – Leekens
Algeria national team coach, Georges Leekens, has revealed why his team lost 1-3 to Nigeria in last November FIFA World Cup qualifier. A brace from Chelsea’s Victor Moses and captain John Obi Mikel were all the Super Eagles needed to silence the Fennecs at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. (...)
[The Nation] 11/01/2017

ANNABA: Marriott expands footprint in Algeria
Marriott International, Wednesday announced further expansion in Algeria with the opening of its seventh hotel in Algeria, Sheraton Annaba. The company already operates six hotels in Algeria including Constantine Marriott Hotel, Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel, Sheraton Club des Pins, Sheraton Oran, Le Meridien Oran and Four...
[The African Business Fortune] 11/01/2017

African first: Nokia, Ooredoo Algeria achieve 1 Terabit-per-second
Working in partnership, Ooredoo Algeria and Nokia have successfully achieved a ground-breaking transmission speed of 1.2 terabits per second over optical fibre in Africa’s first field trial of innovative optical communications technology. The trial was conducted between the cities of Algiers and (...)
[IT News Africa] 10/01/2017

Mahrez targets AFCON title with Algeria
Newly crowned African Player of the Year, Riyad Mahrez, on Thursday said his next target is to help Algeria win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations title in Gabon. The Leicester City forward dethroned Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Africa best player at Thursday’s Glo-CAF gala in Abuja, after playing a (...)
[The Nation] 06/01/2017

Leicester’s Mahrez named African Footballer of the Year
ABUJA (Reuters) – Riyad Mahrez, who inspired Leicester City to an extraordinary Premier League title triumph last season, was named African Footballer of the Year on Thursday. Algeria’s Mahrez, the creative linchpin of Leicester’s stunning (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 06/01/2017

Africa: Algerian Winger Mahrez, Ugandan Goalie Onyango Crowned Kings
[CAF] History was made on Thursday, 5 January 2017 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja with the coronation of Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez as African Player of the Year 2016 and Ugandan goalie, Denis Onyango as African Player of the Year - Based in Africa (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/01/2017

GLO-CAF Awards: Algerian Riyad Mahrez wins African Player of the Year 2016
Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez was on Thursday night voted as African Player of the Year 2016 at the GLO-CAF awards held in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Sports
[Panapress] 06/01/2017

Glo-CAF Awards 2016: Top 3 for all categories
On Thursday, 5 January 2017, the winners of the Glo-CAF Awards will be announced. In this report, cafonline has listed the top three players for all categories. Excerpts: African Player of the Year Pierre-Emerick AUBAMEYANG (Gabon & Borussia Dortmund) Riyad MAHREZ (Algeria & Leicester (...)
[The Nation] 04/01/2017 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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