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France probes failed church attack
French magistrates opened a formal investigation into an Algerian suspected of murdering a woman and planning a gun attack on churchgoers in Paris.
[IOL] 24/04/2015

 
Mali: Inter-Malian Dialogue - Minusma Chief Optimistic About Success of Algiers Process
[Algerie Presse Service] Bamako -The head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali Mongi Hamdi said to be "optimistic" about the success of Algiers Process with the signing of the peace agreement on 15 May by all the involved (...)
[AllAfrica] 24/04/2015

 
Algeria: Global Oil Market - Mexico Highlights Importance of Algerian Initiative
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Mexico highlighted Wednesday the importance of the Algerian initiative aiming at launching dialogue between OPEC member and non-member countries, in a view to regulating the market by reducing the output, said a joint communiqué released at the end of working (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/04/2015

 
Algeria: 176 Dead, 4326 Injured in Road Accidents During First Quarter of 2015
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -176 people were killed and 4326 others injured in 3683 road accidents recorded in urban areas during the first quarter of 2015, said Wednesday a toll of the General Directorate of National Police (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/04/2015

France ‘foils five terror attacks’ – PM Valls
French police have foiled five terror attacks in recent months, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said. He told French radio that the latest was a planned attack on churches in the Paris suburb of Villejuif. A French-Algerian man was arrested on Sunday over the alleged plan, after he apparently (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 23/04/2015

France police arrest man ‘planning to attack churches’
French police have arrested a man suspected of planning an attack on “one or two churches” in a Paris suburb, the country’s interior minister has said. The man, a 24-year-old Algerian national, was detained on Sunday in Paris after he apparently shot himself by accident and called an ambulance. He (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 22/04/2015

Rwanda, Algeria strengthen bilateral ties
President Paul Kagame yesterday met with his  Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a bilateral meeting where the two leaders committed to strengthening ties, including in the areas of investment. Meeting earlier  in the day with Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, President Kagame spoke on (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 21/04/2015

Algeria: French Minister Makes Historic Visit to Colonial Massacre Site
[RFI] For the first time ever a member of the French government has visited the scene of a colonial-era massacre in Algeria. But some Algerians are asking why Veterans Minister Jean-Marc Todeschini has gone to Sétif nearly a month before the actual 70th annivesary of the (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/04/2015

Algeria: GDF Suez makes natural gas discovery
Algeria: GDF Suez makes natural gas discovery
French utility GDF Suez said on Monday that gas had been discovered in a region of southeast Algeria where it holds a licence with partners.
[Africa Report] 20/04/2015

 
Algeria: Algeria Hopes Libyan Parties Sign an Agreement 'As Soon As Possible,' Stresses Messahel
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel said on Tuesday that Algeria hopes the Libyan parties will sign an agreement acceptable by all "as soon as possible" in order to allow Libya enter a new (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/04/2015

Algeria: Niger Calls On Malian Movements That Haven't Signed Yet Agreement to Do So
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Niger Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Citizens of Niger Living Abroad Aichatou Kané Boulama called on, Tuesday evening in Algiers, the Malian movements that have not signed yet the peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali to (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/04/2015

Algeria: International Conference On Terrorism Next July in Algiers, Announces Messahel
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria will host in July an international conference on terrorism, announced Tuesday in Algiers Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel.
[AllAfrica] 15/04/2015

Algeria: UN Calls On Political-Military Movements of Northern Mali to Sign Algiers' Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] New York -United Nations Security Council urged Friday the political-military movements of Northern Mali that haven't signed yet Algiers' agreement to do so without delay to resolve the crisis.
[AllAfrica] 13/04/2015

Algeria: Remarks By Kerry, Algerian Foreign Minister Lamamra
[State Department] Washington, DC -SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody, and it's my great pleasure to welcome Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, the foreign minister of Algeria. And I'm really happy to welcome him and his entire delegation here. (Inaudible) happy to have you (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2015

Algeria: Joint Communiqué On U.S.-Algeria Strategic Dialogue
[State Department] Washington, DC -The following is a joint communiqué from the governments of Algeria and the United States following their Strategic Dialogue meeting April 8.
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2015

Gabon: Gabon Relishes Afcon Host Victory
[Cameroon Tribune] Gabon was named on Wednesday as the hosts of the next African Nations Cup finals in 2017. They beat rival bids from Algeria and Ghana in a vote by the Confederation of African Football's (CAF) executive committee at a meeting in Cairo. Gabon replaces war-torn Libya, who (...)
[AllAfrica] 10/04/2015

Gabon to host 2017 African Nations Cup
CAIRO (Reuters) – Gabon were named on Wednesday as the hosts of the next African Nations Cup finals in 2017. They beat rival bids from Algeria and Ghana in a vote by the Confederation of African Football’s executive committee at a meeting in Cairo. Gabon replaces war-torn Libya, who withdrew last (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 08/04/2015

Mali: Malian Crisis - Algiers Agreement, Privileged Tool for Return of Peace, Stability
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The Malian peace and reconciliation agreement signed, more than a month ago in Algiers, is a privileged an inescapable tool for the restoration of definitive peace in this Sahel-Saharan country, even according to the parties to (...)
[AllAfrica] 08/04/2015

Online facet of 2015 elections
The constitution and Electoral Act in Nigeria do not allow for voting in the Diaspora, a feature of elections in Algeria and Tunisia, which has also been proposed in Angola. Nonetheless, Nigerians in the Diaspora who are interested in the 2015 elections have had to take to the internet to (...)
[The Nation] 01/04/2015

South Africa: President Zuma to Visit Algeria
[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma will on Monday undertake a two-day State Visit to Algeria at the invitation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the Presidency announced on Sunday.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2015

Cyclist Amanuel Gerezgiher wins International Tour de Constantine
Amanuel Geregiher, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team, became champion of General and Youth Classifications in the International Tour de Constantine, Algeria. Asmara, 28 March 2015 – Amanuel Geregiher, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team, became champion of General and Youth (...)
[Shabait] 28/03/2015

Eritrean cyclists register success in International Tour de Constantine
Eritrean cyclists Amanuel Gerezgiher and Mekseb Debesai, members of the National Cycling Team, currently taking part in International Grand Tour of Algeria 2015, yesterday won 1st and 2nd rank in the first stage of International Tour de Constantine respectively. Asmara, 26 March 2015 – Eritrean (...)
[Shabait] 26/03/2015

Hadi is second at stage 4 of d’Annaba Tour
Team Rwanda Captain Janvier Hadi continued to deliver top class performances at the ongoing Tour International d’Annaba in Algeria after he finished second at stage 4 from Annaba to Seraidi, a total distance of 117km. The 24 year old persisted at the front coming second to eventual race winner (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 25/03/2015

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's absentee president
Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's absentee president
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Monday flew to Algeria for a state visit amid a growing chorus for him to cut down on his now frequent foreign travels.
[Africa Report] 23/03/2015

 
One Tunisian soldier killed in blast
One Tunisian soldier was killed and two wounded in a landmine blast late on Sunday in a central region bordering Algeria where security forces have been fighting Islamist militants, authorities said. Tunisian forces are on high alert after gunmen stormed the Bardo museum in Tunis last week, (...)
[The Nation] 23/03/2015

Zimbabwe: I Am Tired - Mugabe
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, who flies out to Algeria Monday, says he is experiencing sleepless nights due to both his hectic work schedule and resultant troubled thoughts.
[AllAfrica] 23/03/2015

Algeria: Algiers Agreement Is 'Evolutionary Framework' to Address Challenges Facing Malian People
[Algerie Presse Service] Bamako -The agreement signed in Algiers as part of the inter-Malian dialogue offers an "evolutionary framework" to address the challenges facing the Malian people, said Wednesday in a communiqué of the Mediation as part of the process of (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/03/2015

Retail: French supermarket chain Carrefour returning to Algeria
Retail: French supermarket chain Carrefour returning to Algeria
Carrefour, the world's second-largest retailer after Wal-Mart, is preparing to return to Algeria after a six-year absence, as part of a drive to tap booming consumer demand in Africa.
[Africa Report] 19/03/2015

 
Algeria: Mass Wedding for 25 Orphan Girls in Blida
[Algerie Presse Service] Blida -Twenty-five orphan girls, aged between 20 and 28 years old, have been married in Blida (50-km south of Algiers) in a mass wedding ceremony held Tuesday evening by Kafil El Yatim charitable organization.
[AllAfrica] 19/03/2015

Algeria: CMA Calls On Mediation to Consider Its Observations Allowing Signing of Algiers Agreement
[Algerie Presse Service] Kidal -The Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA) called on the Mediation to consider a number of observations to allow it to sign the peace agreement of Algiers, said CMA in a statement released Wednesday.
[AllAfrica] 19/03/2015

Eritrean cyclist Mehari Tesfatshion wins second stage of Tour de Setif
Mehari Tesfatsion, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team currently participating in Grand Tour of Algeria 2015, has won the second stage of Tour de Setif. Asmara, 18 March 2015 – Mehari Tesfatsion, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team currently participating in Grand Tour of (...)
[Shabait] 18/03/2015

Angola: Oil Price Drop - Yousfi, Angola and Nigeria Representatives Assess Situation
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Energy Minister Youcef Yousfi on Monday here met with Angolan Petroleum Minister Jose Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, and Nigeria ambassador to Algeria Haruna Ginsau with a view to assess the situation oil market marked by sliding crude (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/03/2015

Africa: 'China's Arms Trade With Africa At Times Questionable'
[Deutsche Welle] China is now the world's third biggest arms exporter after the US and Russia according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Sudan, Morocco and Algeria are China's main clients in Africa.
[AllAfrica] 17/03/2015

Eritrean Mekseb Debesai emerges winner in 5th round of Tour de Setif
Mekseb Debesai, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team presently taking part in Grand Tour of Algeria 2015, yesterday emerged 1st  in the 5th round of Tour de Setif. Asmara, 16 March 2015 – Mekseb Debesai, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team presently taking part in Grand Tour of (...)
[Shabait] 16/03/2015

Mali rebels spurn peace proposal
Rebels in northern Mali have rejected a preliminary peace deal drawn up after months of talks in Algeria.
[IOL] 16/03/2015

Algeria: Peace Agreement in Mali - Malian President Expresses Gratitude to Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Cairo -Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita expressed Friday his "profound" gratitude to the international community in general and Algeria in particular for their efforts that enabled the signing of the Algiers peace and reconciliation Agreement in (...)
[AllAfrica] 15/03/2015

Nsengimana is second at stage 3 of Blida tour
Team Rwanda rider Jean Bosco Nsengimana finished second after clocking 3:13:37 at stage 3 from Zeralda to Chrea at the just concluded Tour International de Blida in Algeria. Nsengimana crossed the finish line microseconds behind winner Hichem Chaabane of Algeria to secure a podium place and (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 14/03/2015

Mekseb Debesai wins 1st stage of International Blida Tour
Mekseb Debesai, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team currently participating in Grand Tour of Algeria 2015, yesterday won the 1st stage of International Blida Tour. Asmara, 13 March 2015 – Mekseb Debesai, member of the Eritrean National Cycling Team currently participating in Grand Tour (...)
[Shabait] 13/03/2015

Hadi finishes third at stage 1 of Blida tour
Rwandan rider Janvier Hadi finished third at stage 1 of the Tour International de Blida in Algeria from Blida to Djbabra yesterday. Hadi, who won the Grand Prix de la Ville Oran on Tuesday, achieved his second podium finish at this year’s Grand Tour d’Algerie in fashion but most importantly added (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 13/03/2015

Algeria jails blogger for insulting army
An Algerian court has sentenced a blogger to a six-month jail term for expressing “contempt” of the army, a report said.
[IOL] 12/03/2015

Kenya Prisons and GSU falter in continental championships
Kenyan sides in the ongoing men’s Africa Volleyball Club Championship in Sousse, Tunisia, tumbled, losing their third matches of the event on Monday evening. General Service Unit (GSU) lost 3-2 against Bourj Bouaririj of Algeria while Kenya Prisons were handed their second defeat of the (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 10/03/2015

Algeria: Algeria 'Reasonably Optimistic' About Outcome of Inter-Libyan Dialogue in Algiers
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria is "reasonably optimistic" about the outcome of the inter-Libyan dialogue which will be held Tuesday in Algiers, said Foreign Affairs Minister Ramtane Lamamra.
[AllAfrica] 09/03/2015

Algeria: Libyan Political Leaders, Activists to Meet in Algiers On Tuesday
[Algerie Presse Service] Cairo -Algiers will host, next Tuesday, a meeting bringing together Libyan political leaders and activists as part of the inter-Libyan dialogue, sponsored by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) in accordance with the statement issued on 3 March, (...)
[AllAfrica] 09/03/2015

ALGIERS- Algerian cyclist Hichem Chaabane (team Cevital) won, Friday, the International Rally of Algiers ahead of Moroccan Mraouni Salaheddine and Eritrean Mekseb Debesay.
ALGIERS- Algerian cyclist Hichem Chaabane (team Cevital) won, Friday, the International Rally of Algiers ahead of Moroccan Mraouni Salaheddine and Eritrean Mekseb Debesay. Chaabane finished the event, which covers over a total of 105 km finalized in 10 tours, in a time of 2h49:09, ahead of (...)
[Shabait] 08/03/2015

Mali: Group Claims Restaurant Attack As Revenge On France and West
[RFI] The jihadist group led by Algerian Islamist Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed responsibility for Friday night's attack on a restaurant in Bamako, which killed a Frenchman, a Belgian and three Malians. It said the attack was revenge for Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the prophet Mohammed and the (...)
[AllAfrica] 08/03/2015

APR lose opening game in Africa Clubs Championships
National league champions, APR Volleyball Club lost their opening game against Algerian side Bourj Bouaririj Pool C of Men’s African Clubs Championships yesterday at the Olympic Hall in Sousse, Tunisia. The Algerian champions won 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, and 25-14). APR will face GSU of Kenya in their (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 08/03/2015

Hadi second after day one of Tour d’Oraine
Team Rwanda Cycling captain Janvier Hadi clocked 2:54:28 to finish second on day one of the ongoing Tour International d’Oraine in Algeria yesterday. Hadi fought hard to maintain his position with the leading peloton and indeed his efforts paid off as he sprinted to the finish line, 16 seconds (...)
[In2EastAfrica] 08/03/2015

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



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