Algeria news

  • Thousands of Saied supporters celebrate his projected presidential win 13 Oct 2019 21:26 TUNIS (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide. Tunisian presidential candidate Kais Saied …
  • Tunisia polls suggest conservative professor wins election 13 Oct 2019 20:14 TUNIS, Tunisia — A conservative, Islamist-backed law professor looked set to assume Tunisia’s presidency after polling agencies suggested he overwhelmingly won Sunday’s runoff election in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings. …
  • China seeks support from Africa on much criticised Uighur policy 13 Oct 2019 18:29 By AGGREY MUTAMBO More by this Author China has defended programmes implemented in the autonomous region of Xinjiang, where Beijing has been accused of violating human rights. This week, Foreign Ministry officials circulated documents detailing “the …
  • Moroccan Government Condemns Mezouar’s Statement on Political Upheaval in Algeria 13 Oct 2019 17:35 Rabat – The Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has strongly criticized Salaheddine Mezouar, president of Morocco’s General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM), after he commented on the political climate in Algeria …
  • Hundreds of Algerians protest against proposed energy law 13 Oct 2019 16:36 Demonstrators carry national flags and banners during a protest against a proposed new hydrocarbons law in Algiers, Algeria October 13, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina ALGIERS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Algerians protested in front of parliament on Sunday …
  • How Man City winger Riyad Mahrez has the edge on Liverpool FC's star men 13 Oct 2019 14:08 Riyad Mahrez has been praised by his Algeria manager Djamel Belmadi for outshining Liverpool's African duo Sadio Mane and Mo Salah during the Africa Cup of Nations. Egypt were knocked out at the last-16 stage in July before Senegal succumbed to defeat …
  • Algerians protest bill to boost foreign money in oil sector 13 Oct 2019 12:33 ALGIERS, Algeria — Thousands of Algerians are protesting in front of their parliament against a bill aimed at attracting foreign investment to the oil and gas sector, which underpins the national economy. Surrounded by police, protesters raised their fists …
  • Tunisia votes for president: media magnate or law professor 13 Oct 2019 11:23 Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press Updated 6:20 am CDT, Sunday, October 13, 2019 Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui speaks to his supporters at rally on the last day of campaigning before the second round of the presidential elections, in …
  • Chipolopolo target squirrels 13 Oct 2019 09:44 104 Views The Chipolopolo boys will conclude their West African tour with a tie against the Squirrels of Benin at the Charles de Gaulle Stadium. Coach Aggrey Chiyangi has one eye on Saturday’s second leg African Nations (CHAN) tie against Eswatini at …
  • Sri Lanka assures support to further the Global Disarmament Agenda 13 Oct 2019 09:36 (MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Sri Lanka has assured the UN High Representative on Disarmament Izumi Nakamitsu Sri Lanka's practical support in New York, Geneva and Vienna in furthering the global Disarmament Agenda. Foreign Secretary Ravinatha …
  • media magnate or law professor 13 Oct 2019 07:34 TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians are voting for president Sunday in an unusual contest pitting a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a conservative professor backed by resurgent Islamists. The winner of Sunday's runoff vote will inherit a …
  • We have a solid foundation but… 13 Oct 2019 07:30 MICHAEL KARIATI The performance of Marvelous Nakamba in the English Premier League and that of Marshall Munetsi in the French Ligue 1 has turned international football attention to Zimbabwe. That attention, however, should not end with individual …
  • Caf Confederation Cup: Yanga SC shift first leg venue for Pyramids FC clash 13 Oct 2019 07:10 The Tanzanian giants have decided to move their first leg battle against the Egyptian side from Dar es Salaam Young Africans (Yanga SC) have shifted the venue of their Caf Confederation Cup first leg match against Pyramids FC of Egypt. The Tanzanian giants …
  • Skoda Octavia: ‘It’s a lot more than a budget Golf’ 13 Oct 2019 06:58 Skoda Octavia Price £18,610 0-62mph 9.9 seconds Top speed 128mph MPG 52.3 CO2 108g/km Eco score ★★★★☆ I’ve never been one of those people who mix up their lefts and rights. But today I’m struggling. I’m sitting at the wheel of a beautiful yellow Skoda …
  • Shura Council Speaker takes part in meetings of... 13 Oct 2019 06:34  13 Oct 2019 - 9:10 The Speaker of the Shura Council, H E Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, at the coordination meeting, yesterday, of the Gulf Group associated to the 141st General Assembly meetings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade. …
  • 3 Stocks Dividend Investors Should Have on Their Radar 13 Oct 2019 03:26 Companies that pay a dividend have a long history of beating the market. The best performers, however, are typically companies that consistently grow their payouts. Because of that, dividend investors should focus their efforts on companies with well- …
  • Karoui and Saied face-off in Tunisia presidential election 13 Oct 2019 03:25 Tunis, Tunisia - A week after the parliamentary election and three weeks since the first presidential poll,  some seven million voters are set to choose the country's president in a runoff vote, where the outcome and aftermath are all but certain. On …
  • Western Sahara: Fourth Committee Taking Backward Steps on Western Sahara Question, Says Namibia’s Representative, amid Continuing Debate on Decolonization Issues 13 Oct 2019 01:40 GA/SPD/695 GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOURTH COMMITTEE SEVENTY-FOURTH SESSION, 5TH & 6TH MEETINGS (AM & PM) Petitioners Give Morocco’s Proposed Autonomy Plan Mixed Reviews in Hearing After calling numerous meetings on the question of Western Sahara …
  • Malaga-Cadiz clash to go ahead after postponement petition is rejected 12 Oct 2019 23:10 Malaga head coach Víctor Sánchez del Amo has a major selection headache ahead of the visit of league leaders Cadiz to La Rosaleda on Saturday evening (6pm kick-off). The club had appealed to the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for the game to be …
  • Can the new middle class in the Horn counter autocracy? 12 Oct 2019 22:35 By PETER KAGWANJA More by this Author The September-October 2019 issue of the Foreign Affairs Journal, provocatively titled “Autocracy Now”, bemoans the return of dictators as the defining trait of our epoch. “Historical eras tend to have characteristic …
  • Africa Has More Oscar Submissions Than Ever, but When Will They Be Nominated? 12 Oct 2019 20:36 Earlier this month, the Academy announced that 93 countries submitted films for its International Feature Film category at the 92nd Academy Awards. Ten of these came from Africa, a new record for the continent. It remains to be seen whether any of these …
  • Algerian government cracks down as demonstrators protest presidential elections 12 Oct 2019 20:13 Peaceful march in Algeria for a root-and-branch change of the political system. Photograph by Zaki NJ, used with permission.  Protesters in Algeria believe that presidential elections proposed for December will not guarantee transparency. They fear that …
  • Ndidi: Nigeria have closed the gap on the world's best nations 12 Oct 2019 19:45 The West African country has dominated youth tournaments on the global stage but failed to scale dizzy heights at senior level Leicester City and Nigeria international midfielder Wilfred Ndidi feels the Super Eagles have made significant strides in …
  • Alfredo Morelos stakes Colombia claim as Rangers star returns to international fold 12 Oct 2019 19:03 Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos was in action for Colombia as the striker played over an hour for his national side against Chile. The all-South American clash ended in a stalemate but Morelos was able to play the majority of the match despite starting on …
  • At home with Kerry Cue 12 Oct 2019 19:03 Kerry Cue at home in Melbourne. Pictures: Chris Groenhout. She might have been the only woman on her science and engineering course at Melbourne University in the early 1970s but Kerry Cue doesn’t consider herself a ground breaker. “I was aware that women …