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The Algerian Dream of Travelling to Europe

The Algerian Dream of Travelling to Europe

Berlin is under pressure to deport refugees from so-called “safe countries of origin” back to their homelands. But a country like Algeria has other challenges to overcome before it takes back its people. Before her official trip to Algeria was canceled on Monday because of Algerian President Abd al-Aziz Bouteflika’s failing health, German Chancellor Angela […]

UNFA reiterates its support for Saharawi cause and Saharawi women struggle

UNFA reiterates its support for Saharawi cause and Saharawi women struggle

The secretary general of the National Union of Algerian Women (NFA), Nouria Hafsi, on Wednesday reiterated in Algiers her organization’s support for the Saharawi cause and the struggle of Saharawi women, calling for The combination of efforts, particularly at the international level, for the restoration of the rights plundered in the last colony in Africa. […]

New Judges Appointed to the African Court On Human and Peoples’ Rights

New Judges Appointed to the African Court On Human and Peoples’ Rights

Two new judges have been appointed to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The Justices Bensaoula Chafika from Algeria and Chizumila Rose Tujilane were endorsed during the 28th Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from January 30 to January 31. The duo are […]

Zimbabwe Warriors Face Uphill Afcon Opener vs. Algeria

Zimbabwe Warriors Face Uphill Afcon Opener vs. Algeria

Fancied Algeria open their 2017 African Nations Cup finals Group B campaign with a clash against Zimbabwe on Sunday (16h00 GMT) as they seek to provide momentum for a tilt at the title to end a 27-year wait for continental glory. The match at the Stade de Franceville looks on paper a one-sided contest, but […]

Ten African Economies to Watch in 2017

Ten African Economies to Watch in 2017

The continued failure of commodity prices to recover significantly and the global slowdown of economic growth, especially in China and other emerging markets, made 2016 a tumultuous year for many African economies, indeed, “the worst year for average economic growth” in the region in over twenty years, according to a report from Ernst & Young. […]

Marriott International Expands Presence in Algeria with Opening of Sheraton Annaba

Marriott International Expands Presence in Algeria with Opening of Sheraton Annaba

Marriott International, Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) announced further expansion in Algeria with the opening of its seventh hotel in Algeria, Sheraton Annaba (www.Sheraton.com/Annaba). The company already operates six hotels in Algeria including Constantine Marriott Hotel, Renaissance Tlemcen Hotel, Sheraton Club des Pins, Sheraton Oran, Le Meridien Oran and Four Points by Sheraton Oran amounting to 1580 rooms. […]

UN Agencies in Algeria Appeal for Continued Food Assistance to Western Saharan Refugees

UN Agencies in Algeria Appeal for Continued Food Assistance to Western Saharan Refugees

For more than 40 years, the Sahrawi refugees have been living under extremely harsh conditions in the Sahara desert in south-western Algeria. Hosted in five camps close to the town of Tindouf, they remain heavily dependent on external humanitarian assistance. WFP represents the most important source of food in the camps; any reduction or halt […]

Sahrawi Govt – Africa Does Not Need Morocco’s Experience in “Invasion, Aggression and Expansion”

Sahrawi Govt – Africa Does Not Need Morocco’s Experience in “Invasion, Aggression and Expansion”

The Sahrawi government stressed Monday that Africa does not need Morocco’s experience in “invasion, aggression, expansion and serious violations to human rights.” “Africa does not need the experience of Morocco Kingdom’s, which blocks international resolutions and efforts to reach a peaceful and just solution allowing the organization of a self-determination referendum for the Sahrawi people,” […]

Polisario Denounces Morocco’s Hindrances to UN-Sponsored Talks Process

Polisario Denounces Morocco’s Hindrances to UN-Sponsored Talks Process

The Polisario Front condemned Morocco’s hindrances to UN-sponsored negotiation process between the two conflicting parties, to find a permanent solution allowing Saharawi people to exert their right to self-determination, Saharawi news agency SPS said Sunday. In a statement issued following a meeting chaired by the president of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and secretary-general […]

President Bouteflika Receives New Ambassadors of Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Indonesia

President Bouteflika Receives New Ambassadors of Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Indonesia

President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received, Tuesday in Algiers, the new ambassadors of Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Indonesia. The Head of State granted an audience to Dominique Djindjere, who presented to him his credentials as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Burkina Faso to Algeria. President Bouteflika also received Solomon Abebe […]

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