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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...
Algerian protesters unrelenting
Algerian protesters unrelenting
Algeria has been rocked for more than a month by unprecedented protests against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sparked by his bid for a fifth...
Football fans, Algeria’s invisible catalyst
Football fans, Algeria’s invisible catalyst
After Friday prayers on February 22, tens of thousands of mostly young men from the blue-collar neighbourhoods of The Casbah, Bab El Oued, 1er Mai...
Bouteflika 'returns' to strike-hit Algeria from Geneva
Bouteflika 'returns' to strike-hit Algeria from Geneva
Thousands of students and public transport workers went on strike in Algeria Sunday against Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, as the...
Cost of living spiralling in Joburg and Pretoria
Cost of living spiralling in Joburg and Pretoria
As anyone who has been to a supermarket lately knows, the cost of living in South Africa is rising dramatically. New research from the Economist...
Parallel economy and tax evasion costs Algeria billions
Parallel economy and tax evasion costs Algeria billions
Algeria's parallel economy and tax evasion has cost the state colossal sums and undermined development in the resource-rich North African country,...
Algerian troops enter Mali to fight al-Qaeda
Algerian troops enter Mali to fight al-Qaeda
Algerian troops have crossed into Mali to help government forces combat groups affiliated to al-Qaeda, officials and witnesses told Agence...
Algeria teachers take demands to president's doorstep
Algeria teachers take demands to president's doorstep
For nearly two weeks Algerian schoolteacher Hamou Benhamou has spent his days protesting outside the presidential administration and his nights...
Algerian youths riot over food prices, unemployment
Algerian youths riot over food prices, unemployment
Hundreds of youths clashed with police in several cities in Algeria, including the capital, over food price rises and chronic unemployment,...
Algeria to build nuclear power plants from 2020
Algeria to build nuclear power plants from 2020
Algeria aims to build its first commercial nuclear power station around 2020 and would build another every five years after that, Energy and Mines...
Algerian protestors demand aid as flood toll rises
Algerian protestors demand aid as flood toll rises
About 5 000 people demonstrated in the flood-riven southern Algerian town of Ghardaia on Friday to demand urgent aid after flash floods killed 31...
Dozens killed in attack on Algerian police school
Dozens killed in attack on Algerian police school
A suicide attack on an Algerian police school at Issers, 60km east of Algiers, killed 43 people and injured 38, the Interior Ministry said on...

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