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Africa: History Maker Mahrez Wins Top English Award
[CAF] Algeria and Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez crowned a wonderful weekend when he was voted Player of the Year by fellow English Premier League professionals.
[AllAfrica] 26/04/2016

 
ITTF names Egypt, Algeria officials for 2016 Nigerian Open
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has named Egypt’s Mohamed Dawlatly and Nabil Almamoon as competition manager and referee while Algeria’s Boudjehem Abdallah is the assistant referee for this year’s ITTF Premier Lotto Nigerian Open (Lagos 2016) serving off on May 18 to 22 at the (...)
[The Nation] 26/04/2016

 
ATTF confirms Nigeria, Egypt, two others for World Juniors
The African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) has confirmed Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria as the continent’s flag bearers at the 2016 ITTF World Junior Championship holding in Cape Town, South Africa in October. In a statement by the President of ATTF, Khaled El-Salhy, the four teams (...)
[The Nation] 25/04/2016

 
Mahrez wins English PFA award
Leicester City forward, Riyad Mahrez, was named English player of the year by the Professional Footballers’ Association on Sunday. The 25-year-old Algerian international, the first Leicester player and African to win the award, has scored 17 goals and made 11 assists in 34 league games to help (...)
[The Nation] 25/04/2016

Algeria’s Bouteflika set for medical checks
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke in 2013, is set to undergo medical checks in Geneva this week.
[IOL] 25/04/2016

Kenya: Age-Cheating a New Low in Football
[Nation] When the world wants to shame Kenya, it uses Fifa, Caf and other football bodies to do so. Recently, our girls whom we are rightly proud of qualified for 2016 Women's Africa Cup of Nations at Algeria's expense.
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2016

Woman of power
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson Moitoi has been endorsed as the African Union Commission Chair candidate by Southern Africa. She is vying for the chairmanship with Algeria’s Ramtane Lamamra, who has served two terms as an AU commissioner before. (...)
[The Voice] 22/04/2016

Oil & Gas: Algerian crude returns to U.S. East Coast
Oil & Gas: Algerian crude returns to U.S. East Coast
Phillips 66 has purchased a cargo of Algerian crude oil for its Bayway refinery in New Jersey for the first time since 2013, two sources said, the latest U.S. refiner on the East Coast to shun domestic crudes in favor of cheaper (...)
[Africa Report] 20/04/2016

 
Africa: History As Harambee Starlets Book Africa Cup of Nations Berth
[Nation] The wait is over. The national women's football team is through to the 2016 Africa Cup of Nations. Mwanahalima Adam struck the equaliser that send the Starlets to the continental football bonanza slated for November in Cameroon in a fiercely fought second leg tie against Algeria at the (...)
[AllAfrica] 12/04/2016

ITTF: Nigeria beats Tunisia to second spot as Egypt rules
Despite presenting the lowest number of players coupled with conceding the top place in Egypt, Nigeria’s six-man team finished second in the overall medal table ahead of Tunisia at the 2016 ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championship which ended yesterday in Algiers. However, Egypt’s dominance (...)
[The Nation] 12/04/2016

Algeria: Criminal Sentence for a Caricature
[HRW] Beirut -An Algerian court has fined a human rights activist for a photo and comment she posted on her Facebook page.
[AllAfrica] 12/04/2016

ITTF pledges support to Nigeria, others
As tournament ends With the progressed made by Nigeria and others in Africa, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has pledged its support to the continent just as the 2016 ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championship ends today in Algiers. Impressed with the giant strides made by (...)
[The Nation] 11/04/2016

Nigeria’s Oribamise makes African team for ITTF World Cadet Challenge
Apart from helping Nigeria to qualify for the 2016 World Junior Championship in South Africa, Esther Oribamise yesterday confirmed her spot in the girls’ four-man African team to the 2016 World Cadet Challenge holding in Shanghai, China. Oribamise secured her place after beating Algeria’s NASRI (...)
[The Nation] 11/04/2016

Africa: Merreikh Held By Setif in Four-Goal Thriller
[CAF] Former winners, ES Setif of Algeria snatched a dramatic 2-2 draw away in Omdurman against El Merreikh of Sudan on Saturday.
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2016

Nigeria hits ITTF World Junior Championship
With medals to show for their efforts, Team Nigeria (boys and girls) yesterday confirmed their places at the 2016 ITTF World Junior Championship holding in South Africa after finishing among the top three teams at the ongoing ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championship in Algiers. It was the (...)
[The Nation] 08/04/2016

Nigeria hits ITTF World Junior Championship
With medals to show for their efforts, Team Nigeria (boys and girls) yesterday confirmed their places at the 2016 ITTF World Junior Championship holding in South Africa after finishing among the top three teams at the ongoing ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championship in Algiers. It was the (...)
[The Nation] 08/04/2016

Battle for medals enter crucial stage in Algiers
The 10 countries present at the 2016 ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championships will today begin the battle for the top medals in the team event as the continental tournament enters crucial stage. Three teams in the boys and girls events are expected to join host – South Africa for places in (...)
[The Nation] 06/04/2016

World juniors qualification is our target – Omoniyi
After settling down in Algiers for the 2016 ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championships, Coach Dotun Omoniyi believes they are in the tournament to clinch one of the three slots to the 2016 ITTF World Junior Championships in South Africa. Omoniyi, who led the team to their first training (...)
[The Nation] 06/04/2016

Algeria: Gourcuff Quits As Algeria Coach
[CAF] Christian Gourcuff on Sunday stood down as coach of Algeria over two years before the end of his contract.
[AllAfrica] 04/04/2016

Nigeria: Wrestling - Four Nigerian Women Qualify for Rio Olympics
[Premium Times] Four Nigerian female wrestlers on Saturday booked tickets to participate in the Rio Olympics after excelling in their respective events at the ongoing Africa - Oceania Olympic qualifier taking place in Algiers, (...)
[AllAfrica] 03/04/2016

Al-Qaeda claims attack on Algerian gas plant
The attack caused no casualties or damage but forced the facility to be closed as a precaution.
[IOL] 19/03/2016

Algeria: Gas Plant Hit By Rocket Attack
[Al Jazeera] An Algerian gas plant jointly operated by foreign energy giants came under attack on Friday with rocket-propelled grenades, Algerian officials have said.
[AllAfrica] 19/03/2016

Africa: Somalia Ranked Happiest Country in Sub-Saharan Africa
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia ranked happiest country in Sub-Saharan Africa. Only Algerians and Libyans more happier than Somalis in Africa, according to UN report.
[AllAfrica] 18/03/2016

Nasarawa face CAF tight-rope walk
Nigerian club Nasarawa United face another CAF Confederation Cup tightrope walk this weekend as they seek a round-of-16 place. A Philip Azango goal four minutes from time in Abuja earned them a 1-0 first-leg lead over 10-man CS Constantine of Algeria last weekend. So, for the second successive (...)
[The Nation] 18/03/2016

Mining: Algeria in talks with China over iron mining project
Mining: Algeria in talks with China over iron mining project
Algeria is in talks with China to exploit one of the North African country's largest mining deposits as the OPEC member tries to diversify its economy away from oil and gas, an industry and mines ministry official said on Thursday.
[Africa Report] 10/03/2016

 
Africa: African Players Set European Leagues Alight With Crucial Scores
[CAF] African sharpshooters were in top form across Europe with Algerian Riyad Mahrez scoring a crucial goal for English Premier League (EPL) leaders Leicester City.
[AllAfrica] 09/03/2016

Oil & Gas: Algeria's Sonatrach to invest $3.2 bn in pipelines
Oil & Gas: Algeria's Sonatrach to invest $3.2 bn in pipelines
Algerian energy company Sonatrach will invest $3.2 billion over four years to increase pipeline capacity as natural gas output rises from new and existing fields, a top company official said on Tuesday.
[Africa Report] 08/03/2016

 
Algeria: Local debt issue planned as oil price drop hits finances
Algeria: Local debt issue planned as oil price drop hits finances
Algeria plans to issue local debt as a source of financing to offset the collapse in world oil prices, which halved government energy revenues last year, Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said.
[Africa Report] 03/03/2016

 
Algeria: Why Algeria Dissolved Its Powerful Spy Agency
[Al Jazeera] Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika last month dissolved the Department of Intelligence and Security (DRS), the powerful state security service long seen as the nexus of political power in the country - a move that has raised questions about the extent of power wielded by the (...)
[AllAfrica] 01/03/2016



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