Algeria

 
Avoid a Modi authoritarian solution for South Africa
Avoid a Modi authoritarian solution for South Africa
In 1975, Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi found herself confronting popular ferment and declared a state of emergency. In his compelling new...
Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4
Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4
Algeria's constitutional council said on Sunday it was impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz...
How democratic revolutions are being subverted in Algeria and Sudan
How democratic revolutions are being subverted in Algeria and Sudan
The scenes in Sudan were inspiring. Tens of thousands of people risked their own safety to face down a brutal government and demand change. The...
Firm tied to WhatsApp spying previously flagged in SA
Firm tied to WhatsApp spying previously flagged in SA
The company allegedly at the centre of a spyware attack using a vulnerability in WhatsApp’s security features has previously been flagged as...
The Arab Spring’s second chance
The Arab Spring’s second chance
Demonstrators in Algeria and Sudan want to reduce the army's political role, and seem to have learned the lessons from a decade of stymied...
Former Algerian PM questioned in widening probe into longtime elite
Former Algerian PM questioned in widening probe into longtime elite
Former Algerian prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia was questioned on Tuesday in a widening investigation into alleged corruption in the inner circle of...
Sisi, Egypt's undisputed leader
Sisi, Egypt's undisputed leader
Egypt's general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who could stay in power until 2030 is an autocrat for some and symbol of stability for...
Bouteflika's mosque seen as monument to megalomania
Bouteflika's mosque seen as monument to megalomania
Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika may be gone, but his unfinished Great Mosque of Algiers looms large as a symbol of his 20-year reign and, many say,...
It’s too early to celebrate
It’s too early to celebrate
It is not inconceivable that by the end of this month — perhaps even the end of this week — three North African countries will have new...
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
It is not inconceivable that by the end of this month — perhaps even the end of this week — three North African countries will have new...
Women take leading role in Sudan protests
Women take leading role in Sudan protests
Sudanese women are taking a leading role in protests against President Omar al-Bashir, which have gained added inspiration from the demonstrations...
Algeria's Bouteflika resigns after weeks of protest
Algeria's Bouteflika resigns after weeks of protest
Algeria's ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted his resignation with immediate effect, state media said Tuesday, ceding power in the face of...

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