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Algeria: OIC Hails Signing of Peace, Reconciliation Agreement in Mali Under Algeria's Aegis
[Algerie Presse Service] Geneva -The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Ameen Madani hailed Tuesday, in Geneva, the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali under Algeria's aegis.
[AllAfrica] 05/03/2015

Algeria: Sonelgaz, GE Award Winners of Energy Innovation Contest
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Sonelgaz Group and the US firm General Electric (GE) awarded Wednesday in Algiers, Algerian six winners of "Industry and Entrepreneurship Development in Algeria" (IDEA), launched in 2014 to identify start-ups in the field of energy (...)
[AllAfrica] 05/03/2015

Algeria: Inter-Libyan Political Dialogue - Libyan Political Leaders, Activists to Meet Next Week in Algiers
[Algerie Presse Service] Newy York -The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announced Tuesday that a meeting of representatives of the Libyan political leaders and activists will be held next week in Algiers as part of the Libyan dialogue (...)
[AllAfrica] 05/03/2015

Algeria: Qualitative Evolution in Algeria-Nato Relations
[Algerie Presse Service] Brussels -"Qualitative" evolution in relations between Algeria and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have been recorded over the past years, an official from the body said Tuesday in Brussels, Belgium, dubbing the bilateral cooperation (...)
[AllAfrica] 05/03/2015

National Cycling Team leaves for Algeria
The Eritrean National Cycling Team today left for Algeria to take part in the International Tour of Algeria 2015 from 6th to 30th of March. The 2.1 and 2.2 standard tour comprises nine different competitions. Asmara, 04 March 2015 – The Eritrean National Cycling Team today left for Algeria to (...)
[Shabait] 04/03/2015

Mali: 'Historic Step' Taken in Draft Agreement On Peace, Reconciliation
[UN News]The United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) congratulated the parties involved in reaching a draft agreement on peace and reconciliation, which was initialled in Algiers on Sunday, according to the UN Secretary-General's spokesperson today in New (...)
[AllAfrica] 03/03/2015

Algeria: Arab League Welcomed Signing of Peace, Reconciliation Agreement in Mali
[Algerie Presse Service]Cairo -The Arab League welcomed the singing Sunday in Algiers of "the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali" under the aegis of Algeria.
[AllAfrica] 03/03/2015

Morocco: UN Organizations Urged Donors to Continue Aid for Sahrawi Refugees
[SPS]Algiers -The World Food Programme (WFP) and other United Nations agencies have urged on donors to continue their food aid for the Sahrawis living in refugee camps Tindouf (Algeria), warning of the insufficient funding to meet their needs in the second half of current (...)
[AllAfrica] 02/03/2015

Zimbabwe: Algerian Envoy Meets President
[The Herald]Algerian special envoy Mr Abdelkader Messahel yesterday rubbished calls by Nigeria to invite the United States military to help fight the Boko Haram terrorist group, saying Africa has the capacity to deal with any (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/02/2015

Kenya looks to Algeria for answers to terrorism
The country will also help Kenya in managing its oil industry.
[East Africa News Post] 28/02/2015

Algeria: Sonatrach - Three Oil Fields Discovered Since Early 2015
[Algerie Presse Service]Oran -Three oil fields were discovered by the national hydrocarbon group Sonatrach since the beginning of 2015, said Wednesday in Oran Chief Executive Officer of the oil company Said Sahnoun.
[AllAfrica] 26/02/2015

Algeria: Amnesty International Underlines 'Qualitative' Progress in Women's Rights in Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Director of Amnesty International-Algeria- Hassina Oussedik underlined Wednesday in Algiers "qualitative" progress in women's rights in Algeria.
[AllAfrica] 26/02/2015

Algeria: Pan-African Parliament to Boycott Crans Montana Forum Scheduled in Occupied City of Dakhla
[Algerie Presse Service]The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) declined the invitation to participate in the Crans Montana Forum on Africa and South-South cooperation, scheduled for next March in the occupied city of Dakhla (Western (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/02/2015

Western Sahara: Saharawi Government Calls for Urgent Investigation Into Moroccan Human Rights Abuses
[SPS]Algiers -The Saharawi Government has called on the international community, notably the UN, to open "an urgent investigation" into Morocco's violations of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, said Monday Ambassador in Algeria Mr. Brahim (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/02/2015

Algeria: Crackdown On Labor Rights Defenders
[HRW]Tunis -Algerian courts have sentenced nine labor rights activists to prison since late January 2015 for engaging in peaceful protests to support unemployed workers. One was sentenced to 18 months in prison for "unauthorized gathering." The others received one-year sentences, six months of (...)
[AllAfrica] 24/02/2015

Oil and Gas: Algeria to drill first offshore well
Oil and Gas: Algeria to drill first offshore well
Algeria plans to drill its first offshore oil well by the end of 2015, having boosted annual refining output to 31 million tonnes at the end of last year, Energy Minister Youcef Yousfi said on Monday.
[Africa Report] 23/02/2015

Eritrea’s Mekseb Debesay receives 2014 African Cyclist of the Year Trophy during Tropicale Amissa Bongo
Eritrea’s Mekseb Debesay who was named the 2014 African cyclist of the year after his remarkable success in 2014, including his strong performance at the Tour of Algeria, Tour of Cameroon and the Tour of Rwanda, received the 2014 African Cyclist of the Year trophy on Sunday. Five-time Tour de...
[CapitalEritrea] 22/02/2015

Algeria/Egypt: ES Setif Claim Trophy After Ahly Penalty Heartache
[CAF]ES Setif became the first Algerian side to win the CAF Super Cup after beating Egyptian giants, Al Ahly, 6-5 on penalties on Saturday at the Mustapha Tchaker Stadium in Blida.
[AllAfrica] 22/02/2015

Algeria: Summit On Countering Violent Extremism - Algeria Proposes to Host Workshop On De-Radicalization
[Algerie Presse Service]Washington (usa) -Algeria proposed in Washington on Thursday to host a workshop on deradicalization as an extension to the works of the White House Summit on countering violent extremism, the Algerian delegation (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2015

Algeria: Youcef Yousfi, Russian Counterpart Discuss Oil Market Situation
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Energy Minister Youcef Yousfi on Friday in Moscow discussed with Russian energy minister Alexander Novak, the developments in the oil market, said a statement from the Energy Ministry.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2015

Mali: Parties Reaffirm Commitment to Cease All Forms of Violence
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The Malian parties engaged in the dialogue process under the auspices of the Mediation team led by Algeria to restore peace in northern Mali, Thursday in Algiers reaffirmed their commitment to observe "an immediate cessation of all forms of (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2015

Morocco: A 2015 Breakthrough? the Limits of Shuttle Diplomacy With the Polisario - Jordan Paul
[Moroccan American Center]Personal Envoy for the Western Sahara Christopher Ross visited Morocco last week, followed by a visit to the Polisario-run refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria. Will he finally find a commitment to serious negotiations in (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2015

Libya: Algeria Convinced That Dialogue Is 'Best Way' to Resolve Crisis in Libya
[Algerie Presse Service]New York -Algeria remains "convinced" that dialogue and national reconciliation are the "only ways" to resolve the crisis in Libya, said Wednesday, in New York, Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2015

Algeria: UN Personal Envoy for Western Sahara in Algeria As From Wednesday
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Personal Envoy of UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross is expected Wednesday in Algiers, as part of his regional tour, which began last Saturday, said the Foreign Ministry in a (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2015

Algeria: Finance Minister Rejects Any Recourse to Dinar Devaluation
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Finance Minister Mohamed Djellab has rejected Wednesday any recourse to the devaluation of (the Algerian) dinar. He has implicitly stated that some importers maintain their prices up, despite falling world prices of some raw materials, notably food (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2015

Mali: Northern Malian Political-Military Groups Reiterate Their Commitment to Peace
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The political-military groups of Northern Mali reaffirmed Monday, in Algiers, in the 5th round of the inclusive inter-Malian dialogue their commitment to work more to reach a peace agreement.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2015

Libya: Algeria Condemns Daesh 'Despicable' Murder of Egyptian Citizens in Libya
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Algeria condemned "in the strongest possible terms the despicable" murder by ISIS organization Daech of Egyptian innocent citizens in Libya, recalling its "firm" position rejecting terrorism in all its forms and aspects, said a communiqué of the Foreign (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2015

Algeria: Nearly 3,000 Mines Dating From Colonial Era Destroyed in January 2015
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -A total of 2,929 mines dating from the colonial era were discovered and destroyed by units of the People's National Army in January 2015 during the mine-clearing operations along the country's eastern and western borders, said Monday an official (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2015

Algeria: All Regions of Algeria to Be Connected to Fibre Optic Network By End 2015
[Algerie Presse Service]Tissemsilt -All the regions of the country will be connected to the fibre optic network by the end of 2015, announced Sunday in Tissemsilt Minister of Post and Information and Communication Technologies Zohra (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2015

Algeria: 12 Big Dams Under Construction Countrywide
[Algerie Presse Service]Tissemsilt -Minister of Water Resources Hocine Necib said Thursday that 12 big dams are under construction nationwide.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2015

Algeria aims to double diesel, petrol output
Algeria aims to double diesel, petrol output
Algeria plans to double its petrol and diesel output when three new oil refineries start production in 2018, the head of refining department at state energy firm Sonatrach said on Monday.
[Africa Report] 17/02/2015

Algeria: Nuclear Testing, Most Despicable Crimes Committed By France in Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Nuclear testing in the Algerian Sahara were the "most despicable crimes" perpetrated by colonial France in Algeria said Thursday, in Algiers, the participants in a conference held on the occasion of the 55th commemoration anniversary of these testing (13 (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2015

Algeria: European Union Committed to International Mediation in Mali Led By Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -European Union Foreign Affairs Council, met recently in Brussels, stressed EU's commitment to international mediation led by Algeria to reach a political, all-inclusive and lasting solution in Mali, the ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday in a (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2015

Algeria: Country's Dams 80 Percent Full
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The filling rate of Algeria's 65 dams has exceeded 80 percent, the highest rate ever reached during the first week of February since the independence, said Thursday the Ministry of Water Resources.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2015

Ahly striker Ebimobowei out for 10 days
Nigerian striker Peter Ebimobowie is a major doubt for Al Ahly when they confront Algerian side ES Setif in the CAF Super Cup on February 21 due to injury. The former Bayelsa United striker suffered a hamstring injury in  Al Ahly’s 3-1 win over El Shorta in a league game where he scored his first (...)
[The Nation] 12/02/2015

Algeria: French-Language Novelist Assia Djebar Dies
[RFI]Algerian French-language novelist Assia Djebar has died in a Paris hospital at the age of 78. French President François Hollande hailed her as a "woman of conviction" and a "great intellectual".
[AllAfrica] 08/02/2015

Algeria: Algeria, Benin Suppot UN Efforts for Sahrawi People's Self-Determination
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Algeria and Benin have reaffirmed their support to the efforts of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his special envoy Christopher Ross, in finding a political solution guaranteeing the Sahrawi people's self-determination, said a joint communiqué published (...)
[AllAfrica] 05/02/2015

Algeria: Mali Crisis - International Mediation Led By Algeria Hailed
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Algeria and Benin expressed satisfaction at the efforts of the international mediation, led by Algeria, for the resolution of the crisis in Mali, said Wednesday a joint statement issued at the end of the state visit of Beninese President Thomas Boni Yayi to (...)
[AllAfrica] 05/02/2015

North Africa: Ould Salek Calls International Community to Stop Flow of Moroccan Drugs to Region's Countries
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Sahrawi minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Salem Ould Salek called Tuesday, in Algiers, the international community to intensify its efforts to stop the flow of the Moroccan drugs to the countries of North Africa and the (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/02/2015

Libya: Libya - Algeria, Italy for Political Solution Based On Promotion of National Reconciliation
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Algeria and Italy remain convinced that the resolution of the conflict in Libya requires strengthening national reconciliation and encouraging the participation of all parties to reach a political solution, Algerian and Italian Foreign Ministers, respectively (...)
[AllAfrica] 03/02/2015

Renard: We beat the best team in the tournament
Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard on Sunday hailed his side’s 3-1 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final win over a much-fancied Algeria team in Malabo. “I think we have beaten the best team in the tournament. We needed to be very well organised and try to counter a team who are very strong (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 02/02/2015

Africa: African Force to Fight Boko Haram, a Move Welcomed By UN
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The United Nations has welcomed the setting-up of an African regional military force of 7,500 troops to fight against the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram and other armed groups, endorsed by the African Union's Peace and Security (...)
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2015

Bony shines as Ivory Coast reach last four
MALABO (Reuters) – Ivory Coast won the battle of the African Nations Cup favourites, eliminating Algeria to advance to their fourth semi-final in the last six tournaments following a Wilfried Bony-inspired 3-1 win on Sunday. The Manchester City striker scored two fine headers to decide the (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 02/02/2015

African Cup dreams end for Maghreb sides
Algeria and Tunisia exit CAN after contentious quarter-final clashes.
[Magharebia] 02/02/2015

Bony-inspired Ivorians thump Algeria
Ivory Coast defeated Algeria 3-1 with two goals by Wilfried Bony to send the Elephants into the Africa Nations Cup semifinal against DR Congo. Bony opened the scoring before El Arabi Soudani levelled, Bony scored the second and then Gervinho wrapped up the game. Algeria started well and the (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 02/02/2015

Cote d'Ivoire/Algeria: Gervinho's Injury-Time Strike Seals Win Over Algeria
[allAfrica]Wilfried Bony struck a brace as Cote d'Ivoire defeated top-ranked Algeria 3-1 to march on to the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup following an entertaining last eight tie in Malabo on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 01/02/2015

Africa: Ivorians Set for Algeria Showdown, Guinea Look for More Luck
[CAF]The Ivory Coast and pre-tournament favourites Algeria go head to head in Malabo on Sunday in what has the makings of a classic quarter-final at the Africa Cup of Nations.
[AllAfrica] 31/01/2015

Algeria/Cote d'Ivoire: Algeria's Injured Stars Recover Ahead of Cote d'Ivoire Clash
[allAfrica]Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff says he hopes to have three of his big names available for Sunday's African Nations Cup quarter-final against Cote d'Ivoire in Malabo after injury scares hit the squad this week.
[AllAfrica] 31/01/2015

Algeria: AU Summit to Address Security, Ebola, 2063 Agenda
[Algerie Presse Service]Addis Ababa -The African Union Summit, whose works started Friday in Addis Ababa, will address Security in Africa, Ebola virus and 2063 agenda which defines the outlines of Africa for the next fifty years.
[AllAfrica] 30/01/2015

South Africa/Ghana: Why Bafana Lost in Group C
[allAfrica]If you had to pick two sides to emerge from Group C at the African Nations Cup prior to the tournament the smart money would have been on Algeria and Ghana.
[AllAfrica] 28/01/2015 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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