|Algeria: Algerian Constitutional Reforms Divide Politicians|
[Magharebia]Algiers -The constitutional reforms promised by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika continue to divide the political classes. The government and opposition are at loggerheads over the notion of a "consensual constitution".
Mali: Algerian Diplomats Released
[UN News]The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the release in Gao, Mali, on 30 August of the two Algerian diplomats that were taken hostage by the armed group Mouvement pour l'Unicité et le Jihad en Afrique de l'Ouest (MUJAO) in April (...)
Algeria: Ukrainian Cargo Plane Crashes
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tamanrasset -A cargo plane, en route to Equatorial Guinea, with six Ukrainians and one Russian on board crashed in Algeria's far south early on Saturday killing all 7 crew members, an Algerian Transport Ministry official (...)
Report: Cargo plane crashes in Algeria, killing 7
CNN.com - Africa A Ukrainian cargo plane crashed in a mountainous area of southern Algeria on Saturday morning, killing seven people who were aboard, Algerian state-run news agency Algerie Presse Service reported. Report: Cargo plane crashes in Algeria, killing (...)
Mali: Rebel Groups Agree to End Hostilities
[VOA]Bamako -Rebel groups from northern Mali have agreed to end hostilities and present a united front ahead of negotiations with the Malian government that begin in Algiers next week.
Algeria to launch $262 bln five-year investment plan
Algeria will launch a new five-year investment plan worth $262 billion to boost domestic production and move its economy away from reliance on oil and gas, the government said. Read more ...
[Africa Report] 27/08/2014
PayPal lands 1 Million active users in SA
PayPal has revealed that over a million South African consumers now have active PayPal accounts across the country. PayPal also stated that the company has over 152 million active accounts in 203 markets around the world, including: Algeria, Kenya, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe. According to the (...)
[IT News Africa] 25/08/2014
Player killed during Algerian league game
CNN.com - Africa A promising young Cameroonian soccer player was killed during a league match Saturday after allegedly being struck by a missile thrown from the crowd. Player killed during Algerian league game
Algeria: Two Terrorists Eliminated By Army in Tlemcen
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Two terrorists were killed by the combined forces of the People's National Army (ANP) Tuesday, at 9:00 pm, in the commune of Ouled Riah, in the sub-province of Hennaya (Tlemcen, 450 km west of Algiers), said, Wednesday the National Defence ministry in a (...)
Algeria: 7th Diwan Festival - Aziz Sahmaoui Gives Show in Algiers
[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Harmonious musical intermingling, particularly stirring, made up of Moroccan popular music, gnawi, rock as well as jazz and African arrangements was presented Wednesday evening by the Moroccan group "Aziz Sahmaoui & University Of Gnawa" in the open air theatre (...)
Algeria: Air Algerie Tape 'Unintelligible'
[Deutsche Welle]Recordings from a jet that crashed July 24 in Mali have proved unintelligible. The lack of black box data deprives investigators of clues as to what sent the plane into a plunge that killed all 116 people on board.
Egypt: Egypt Offers Condolences Over Algeria Quake Victims
[Egypt Online]Egypt has offered condolences to the government and people of Algeria over the victims of the earthquake that rocked Algiers and neighboring states leaving a number of dead and injured people, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Badr Abdel Atti said on (...)
Algeria: Quake Hits Algerian Capital
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Algiers -A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Algerian capital and suburban regions on Friday, the Algerian Center for Astrophysics and Geophysics said.
News24.com | Algerian capital hit by 5.5 quake
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit southeast of the Algerian capital, shaking building and sending panicked families rushing in the streets in Algiers and nearby towns, witnesses and officials say.
Algeria: Crashed Plane Turned Back, Radar Shows
[RFI]France has named two examining magistrates to investigate charges of manslaughter relating to the Air Algérie flight AH5017 crash in Mali last Thursday. Radar images show the plane turning back when it ran into bad weather.