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AfroBasketWomen2015: D’Tigress on the brink of q/finals after fourth straight win
Nigeria’s national women basketball team, D’Tigress are on course for a third African title at the ongoing 20th edition of the FIBA Africa Championship for Women in Yaounde, Cameroon. Yesterday, the Nigerian girls made it four wins in a row at the championship after crushing their Algerian (...)
[Nigerian Pilot] 30/09/2015

Algeria: Crush in Mina (Mecca) - Death of Three Algerian Hajjis
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Three Algerian hajjis lost their lives (one man and two women from Batna) in a crush of hajjis that occurred Thursday in Mina (near Mecca), the Spokesman of Foreign Affairs Ministry Abdelaziz Ben Ali Cherif told (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/09/2015

Algeria: Six Algerians Injured in Hajj Crush
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Six (06) Algerians, including one woman, were injured in a crush of hajjis on Thursday in Mina, near Mecca, said the spokesman of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Abdelaziz Ben Ali cherif, citing a provisional (...)
[AllAfrica] 24/09/2015

Algeria: Intelligence Chief Sacked in Surprise Shake-Up
[RFI] Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has replaced his powerful intelligence chief General Mohamed Mediene, better known as General Toufik, who served 25 years as head of the DRS intelligence service. The presidency said 76-year-old Mediene had retired but provided no further (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/09/2015

Olympic qualifiers: Dream Team gets tough draw
Nigeria have been given a tough draw in Group B of the Africa U23 Cup of Nations where they will face Egypt, Algeria and Mali. The championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. The Dream Team will face off against some of the toughest teams on the (...)
[Nigerian Pilot] 14/09/2015

Cameroon: No Answers a Year After Ebosse's Death
[Al Jazeera] Cameroon striker Albert Ebosse died over a year ago after a domestic football league match in Algeria.
[AllAfrica] 14/09/2015

U-23 championship: Nigeria to meet Egypt, Algeria, Mali
Nigeria was on Monday paired with Egypt, Algeria and Mali in Group B of the CAF U-23 championship taking place in Senegal, November. The tournament will produce the continent’s representatives for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Goal reports. Hosts Senegal is placed in Group A (...)
[The Nation] 14/09/2015

Algeria: President Fires Powerful Army Intelligence Chief
[Al Jazeera] Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has replaced the long-standing head of Algeria's military intelligence agency, in his latest move in a campaign to curb the spy chief's influence in politics.
[AllAfrica] 14/09/2015

Algeria: Eulma Bow Out With Pride in Four-Goal Thriller
[CAF] Algerian side, MC Eulma bowed out with some pride after sharing honours with fellows and holders ES Setif in a four-goal thriller on Friday in Setif.
[AllAfrica] 14/09/2015

Nigeria wins 4 gold, silver
The Nigerian boxing team at the ongoing 11th African Games, in Congo Brazzaville has placed second on the medals table behind Algeria in the boxing event. Team Nigeria won four gold and two silver medals from the boxing event, after placing second behind leaders, Algeria that won five gold and (...)
[Nigerian Pilot] 13/09/2015

Algeria: Illiteracy Rate Drops By 22.3 Percent in Algeria in Eight Years
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Illiteracy rate in Algeria has dropped by 22.3% while schooling exceeds 98% eight years after the launch of the national strategy for promoting literacy, the National Office for Literacy Tuition and Adult Education, which will celebrate Tuesday the (...)
[AllAfrica] 08/09/2015

Chad: Algeria, Niger and Chad Call for Active, Multifaceted Support in Fight Against Boko Haram
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria, Niger and Chad expressed, Sunday in Algiers, their solidarity with the States fighting the terrorist group Boko Haram, and called on the international community to provide an "active and multifaceted support" in the (...)
[AllAfrica] 07/09/2015

Kenya: Kenya Records First Victory at the FIVB Women's World Cup
[The Star] Reigning Africa champions Kenya overwhelmed their archival Algeria in straight sets in an All-African encounter to register their first victory in the ongoing 2015 FIVB Women's World Cup at the Momotaro Arena in Okayama (...)
[AllAfrica] 02/09/2015

Algeria: President Bouteflika Honoured With Mali's Highest Distinction
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday was awarded the "Medal of the Grand Cross of Mali's National Order of Merit," by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali.
[AllAfrica] 01/09/2015

Mali: Algiers Accord On Mali in 'Test' Stage, Says Malian FM
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The agreement on peace and national reconciliation in Mali, signed last June in Bamako, is now in a "test" stage and "everything possible should be done" for its implementation, Malian Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and International (...)
[AllAfrica] 01/09/2015

Algeria: plans to reverse decline in energy production
Algeria: plans to reverse decline in energy production
Algeria plans to increase natural gas output by 13 percent by 2019, the energy ministry said, to reverse a decline in energy production in recent years that has hit its export earnings and spending policy.
[Africa Report] 01/09/2015

Algeria: Army Kills One Terrorist, Recovers Ammunitions Sidi Bel
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -A detachment of the National Popular Army (ANP) special troops killed one terrorist and recovered ammunition, following an ambush on Friday in Sidi Bel Abbes (west of Algiers), said Saturday a statement from the Ministry of National Defence (...)
[AllAfrica] 31/08/2015

Mali: Malian President On Working and Friendship Visit to Algeria From Sunday
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is to pay a working and friendship visit to Algeria from 30 August to 1 September 2015, "at the invitation of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika," a statement from the presidency the Republic said (...)
[AllAfrica] 31/08/2015

Algeria: Pro-Autonomy Activists Detained
[HRW] Algerian authorities should release or try within a reasonable time in a fair and open trial a pro-Amazigh activist, Kameleddine Fekhar, and his 24 co-defendants, Human Rights Watch said today. Fekhar has since 2013 called for autonomy of the Mzab, a northern Sahara region, and has (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/08/2015

Algeria: Messahel - Algerian Government Has Important Role in Supporting Youth
[Algerie Presse Service] Amman -Minister for Maghreb Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League Abdelkader Messahel emphasized on Friday in Amman, the "special" place occupied by the Algerian youth, and the "important" role of the government to support (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/08/2015

Algeria: Ghost of French Colonialism Haunts Education Debate
[RFI] A proposal for changing the way school children in Algeria learn how to read and write has sparked a storm of protest, underscoring sensitivities about language half a century after independence from France. Under the scheme, teachers use Standard Arabic even though few Algerians have it (...)
[AllAfrica] 22/08/2015

Mali: International Mediation Concerned Over Clashes in Kidal, Calls for Respect of Algiers Peace Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The International mediation in the Malian crisis, concerned over the recent clashes in the Kidal region, in northern Mali, called for respecting the clauses of the peace agreement, resulted from Algiers (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/08/2015

Five arressted in Italy over human trafficking
Italian police have arrested five men accused of multiple murders and human trafficking following a deadly shipwreck off the coast of Libya which left more than 200 people feared drowned. Two Libyans, two Algerians and a Tunisian, ranging in age from 21 to 24, were placed under formal arrest on (...)
[Nigerian Pilot] 08/08/2015

Five arrested over Med migrant deaths
Italy arrested three Libyans and two Algerians in connection with the “death by drowning” of about 200 migrants in the Mediterranean.
[IOL] 07/08/2015

Groom Sues Bride After Seeing Her “Frightening” Face Without Makeup
So much for wedded bliss! An Algerian groom is seeking $20,000 in damages from his new bride just one day after their wedding. Emirates 247 reports that he’s suing her for fraud and psychological suffering because she tricked him — with makeup. An Algerian groom took his bride to court just a day (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 06/08/2015

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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