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Algeria: Algerian Scientists Help Solve Universe's Mysteries
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Trying to solve the Universe's mysteries like the cosmic energetic particles is the great challenge of a team of Algerian scientists. They will build with other scientists from 14 countries a giant telescope and install it on the International Space Station (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/06/2015

Mali: Tuareg Peace Deal Raises Hopes but Faces Challenges
[RFI] Activists and analysts in Mali hope that a landmark deal between the government and a Tuareg-led rebel coalition will bring stability to the north, the cradle of several Tuareg uprisings since the 1960s. But there is only cautious optimism that the Algiers Accord, signed this weekend will (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/06/2015

Algeria: Lamamra to Visit Bamako Friday
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ramtane Lamamra, will visit Bamako on 19 and 20 June 2015, at the invitation of his Malian counterpart, Abdoulaye Diop, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday in a (...)
[AllAfrica] 18/06/2015

Algeria: 62 Dead in 401 Road Accidents in One Week
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Sixty-two (62) people were killed and 763 others were injured in 401 road accidents which occurred during the period from June 9 to 15, the National Gendarmerie said Thursday in a toll.
[AllAfrica] 18/06/2015

Algeria: Western Sahara Continues to Suffer 'Throes of Colonialism From Another Age'
[Algerie Presse Service] Johannesburg -Western Sahara continues to suffer from the "horrors of colonialism from another age," Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal stressed Sunday in Johannesburg, adding the acceleration of the decolonization of this territory needs the mobilization of (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/06/2015

Top Islamist ‘killed’ in US strike
A top Islamist militant who ordered a deadly attack on an Algerian gas plant two years ago has been killed in a US air strike in Libya, officials say. Mokhtar Belmokhtar and other fighters were killed in the raid by aircraft in the eastern city of Ajdabiya, a statement from Libya’s government (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 15/06/2015

All Africa Games 2015: Rwanda V-ball team drawn in Group B
Zone V volleyball champions Rwanda have been pooled alongside North African giants Algeria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Ghana and Seychelles in Group B of the upcoming All Africa Games set for September 4-19 in Congo Brazzaville. After the draws were released by Confederation of African Volleyball (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 12/06/2015

Algeria: Importers and bankers arrested in anti-corruption sweep
Algeria: Importers and bankers arrested in anti-corruption sweep
Algerian authorities have arrested 17 people including importers and bank officials as the country tightens control on imports and corruption to help counter the effect of low world oil prices, a judicial source and official media said on (...)
[Africa Report] 08/06/2015

Mali govt, rebels to sign peace deal June 20
The head of Mali’s main Tuareg-led rebel groups said on Friday that his movement will sign a final deal to end the conflict in the west African nation on June 20. The Coordination of Azawad Movements headed by Bilal Ag Cherif initialled a peace agreement with the Malian government in Algiers on (...)
[Nigerian Pilot] 05/06/2015

FIFA ranking: Nigeria move up to 42nd
Despite moving two places up in the monthly Fifa ranking released on Thursday, the Super Eagles are ranked seventh in Africa Nigeria have moved up to the 42nd position in the latest Fifa global rankings released on Thursday. The Eagles remain the seventh ranked African side behind Algeria, Cote (...)
[Nigerian Pilot] 04/06/2015

Algerians get mobile service in the metro
Algerians can now ride the metro without fear of losing signal or being booted from their network due to outages. The move by Algerie Telecom subsidiary Mobilis will help deliver new infrastructure in metro cars that will enable users to have access to Internet signals throughout their journey. (...)
[IT News Africa] 29/05/2015

Algeria: Army Kills 25
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The elimination of 25 terrorists in Bouira (122-km east of Algiers) was a "daring operation" and a "quality leap" reflecting the capacity of the People's National Army and the security forces in the eradication of terrorist groups, said Thursday in Algiers the (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2015

Mali: Parties Meet to Set Up Ceasefire Mechanisms
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The next meeting of the Malian parties scheduled for 25 May in Algiers will set up "mechanisms" and a "comprehensive and integrated system" for cease-fire and its monitoring in northern Mali, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2015

Algeria army kills IS-allied militants
Algerian troops reportedly ambushed and killed at least 22 militants allied to Islamic State as they held a meeting east of the capital.
[IOL] 20/05/2015

Algeria: Troops Kill 22 Suspected Islamist Militants
[Deutsche Welle] Algerian troops have carried out one of the largest counter-terrorism operations in years, killing 22 militants. The Islamists are believed to be members of the Caliphate Soldiers, a group loyal to the "Islamic (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/05/2015

Mali: France's Hollande Welcomes Tuareg Rebels Initial Mali Peace Deal
[RFI] French President François Hollande welcomed on Thursday Mali's main Tuareg-led rebel alliance initialling a peace document and signing a comprehensive agreement in Algiers.
[AllAfrica] 15/05/2015

Picasso painting smashes auction record
Picasso masterpiece, The Women of Algiers, became the most expensive art sold at auction, fetching more than $179m in New York.
[IOL] 12/05/2015

Pablo Picasso’s Women of Algiers sells for world record $179m at auction
Picasso’s Women of Algiers has become the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m (£115m) at Christie’s in New York. Eleven minutes of prolonged bidding from telephone buyers preceded the final sale – for much more than its pre-sale estimate of $140m. The evening sale also (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 12/05/2015

Algeria: Algeria, EU Ink Roadmap On Strategic Energy Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria and the European Union (EU) signed Tuesday in Algiers a roadmap on the implementation of the strategic energy agreement they had concluded in 2013.
[AllAfrica] 06/05/2015

Algeria: President Bouteflika Receives Malian President's Special Envoy
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received Tuesday in Algiers Zahabi Ould Sidi Mohamed, special envoy of Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
[AllAfrica] 06/05/2015

Mali: Violence Will Not Delay Mali Peace Deal, Says Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The violation of ceasefire and violence in the Malian cities of Menaka and Lere will not derail the peace agreement, which will be signed in Bamako on 15 May, said Tuesday in Algiers Mali's Minister of National Reconciliation Zahabi Ould Sidi (...)
[AllAfrica] 06/05/2015

Algeria: Al-Thani - We Very Much Rely On Algeria's Major Role in Solving Libyan Crisis
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Libya is very much relying on the major role of Algeria in resolving the crisis shaking it, Libyan Prime Minister Abdallah al-Thani said Tuesday.
[AllAfrica] 05/05/2015

Mali: Ceasefire Breaches Threaten Mali Peace
[RFI] Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is calling on warring parties in northern Mali to sign a long-awaited peace deal. On a visit to Bamako, he stated that "Spain wants an accord." But last week's skirmishes are raising fears that the Algeria-brokered agreement will (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/05/2015

Algeria: Cuban President Arrives in Algiers for Three-Day State Visit
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Cuban President Raul Castro Ruz started Sunday a three-day visit to Algeria, at the invitation of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
[AllAfrica] 04/05/2015

Algeria: Cuban President Raul Castro On State Visit to Algeria Sunday
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic of Cuba Raul Castro Ruz will be on a three-day state visit to Algeria as from Sunday at the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the Presidency of the Republic announced (...)
[AllAfrica] 04/05/2015

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

Algeria, Niger join forces against terrorism
As the terrorism threat looms from Mali and Libya, the Nigerien president visits Algeria to discuss pooling resources.
[Magharebia] 28/01/2015

Algeria suffer surprise loss at CAN
Algeria and Tunisia face decisive matches, while Morocco fans regret the ban on their national team.
[Magharebia] 26/01/2015

Algeria preserves subsidies despite revenue drop
Despite a projected budget deficit due to lower oil prices, Algeria vows to keep its public investment policy unchanged.
[Magharebia] 22/01/2015

Algeria fights terror financing
Algerian authorities are using the law to dry up funding sources for terrorists.
[Magharebia] 22/01/2015

Algeria thwarts plans to attack oil installations
On the two-year anniversary of the deadly terrorist operation at the Tiguentourine gas plant, Algeria is boosting security.
[Magharebia] 21/01/2015

Algerian troops find slain tourist
The body of the French hiker beheaded last September was found after a jailed terrorist provided a tip.
[Magharebia] 16/01/2015

Algeria seizes weapons on Libya border
Tight security on Algeria's border with Libya is paying off.
[Magharebia] 14/01/2015

Algeria, Tunisia ready for CAN 2015
Maghreb football fans have high hopes for Tunisia and Algeria in the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations.
[Magharebia] 05/01/2015

Algerians decry fatwa against acclaimed writer
A salafist demands death for Algerian writer Kamel Daoud, sparking a public outcry against terror and attacks on free speech.
[Magharebia] 02/01/2015

Algeria pursues political solution in Libya
With Sahel states asking for an international intervention in Libya, Algeria is making another push for a diplomatic solution.
[Magharebia] 02/01/2015

Algerian army takes out Daesh terrorist
A senior Islamic State militant wanted for a brutal beheading is now dead.
[Magharebia] 23/12/2014

Algeria presses for Libya dialogue
Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra is working to effect a peaceful end to the Libya crisis.
[Magharebia] 15/12/2014

Top jihadist leader killed in Sahel
A senior lieutenant of Algerian jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar was just taken out in northern Mali.
[Magharebia] 15/12/2014

FIFA Club World Cup defeat for ES Setif
In other week-end sports, MCA lose their Algeria title, Mauritania's champions are in danger and Wydad Casablanca solidify their lead.
[Magharebia] 15/12/2014

African experts discuss security threats
Algeria is pushing for a world-wide ban on ransom payments to terror groups.
[Magharebia] 12/12/2014

Algeria border woes affect region
Terrorists, traffickers and harragas eye passage across Algeria's vast borders. Security forces are taking unprecedented measures to keep them out.
[Magharebia] 12/12/2014

Algeria to Up Spending on Cereal Imports
North Africa is struggling with the prospect of reduced cereal harvesting.
[The North Africa Journal] 22/10/2014

Algeria: Police Demonstration is Symptom of Vacant Leadership
Competition between Arab and Berber tribes for jobs and land often ends in violent confrontations in Ghardaia. Ghardaia is situated in the center of Algeria in the Sahara desert. On October 12, tribal tensions flared up again as it did so many times in the past (...)
[The North Africa Journal] 22/10/2014

The Thorny Issue of Algeria’s Solid Waste Treatment
The French waste management firm Suez Environnement is currently seeking fresh opportunities to enter the Algeria solid waste treatment market. The firm has recently dispatched some of its senior managers to explore the possibility of offering services either by itself or through a joint (...)
[The North Africa Journal] 16/09/2014

Algeria Ends Highway Construction Contract with Group of Japanese Firms
The North Africa Journal | The Algerian government announced that it has ended its contract with a group of Japanese companies formed to build a lengthy section of the Algerian east-west motorway.
[The North Africa Journal] 16/09/2014

Africa misses out on first World Cup semi-final spot
Nigeria and Algeria have failed to set up an all-African quarter-final fixture that would have seen an African team in the semi-final of the World cup for the first time after the two teams were eliminated in the second round stage of the ongoing finals in Brazil by France and Germany (...)
[Sierra Express Media] 03/07/2014

Africa misses out on first World Cup semi-final spot
Nigeria and Algeria have failed to set up an all-African quarter-final fixture that would have seen an African team in the semi-final of the World cup for the first time after the two teams were eliminated in the second round stage of the ongoing finals in Brazil by France and Germany (...)
[Sierra Express Media] 03/07/2014 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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