Tag: Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Bouteflika, Algeria’s missed chance to rise from civil war ashes

September 21, 2021

Algeria’s former president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, passed away last week, leaving his country at the mercy of a military junta that did little to relieve the ... Read More

Algeria: minister stirs waves of protest after telling Algerians to change the country

October 23, 2020

Algeria’s youth & sports minister Thursday made the headlines after he told people opposed to the draft revised constitution to be submitted to a referendum ... Read More

State-run Sonatrach inks exploration & partnership MoU with Exxon

April 21, 2020

Gas and oil giant Sonatrach has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with US Exxon to identify exploration opportunity in the North African country and ... Read More

Algeria: Army Chief backs interim President’s call for dialogue

July 10, 2019

The head of the Algerian army Wednesday threw his support behind interim President’s last week call a national and neutral dialogue in view of setting ... Read More

Algeria: Opposition, civil society groups demand Presidential election in six-month time

July 8, 2019

A group Algerian opposition parties and civil society groups Saturday demanded authorities to hold election in six months as the North African gradual inches towards ... Read More

Algeria: Bouteflika asks for forgiveness

April 4, 2019

Former Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika in a letter to the nation has begged for forgiveness over wrongdoings that occurred during his two-decade stay in power, ... Read More

Algeria’s ailing President resigns after six weeks of pro-democracy protests

April 2, 2019

Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his resignation after six weeks of mass protests and apparent cracks within the regime pitting the army against the President’s circle. Indeed ... Read More

Algeria: Bouteflika to appoint Vice-President to aid in country’s management if elected

February 13, 2019

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is planning to appoint a Vice-President to help him rule the country due to his physical inability should he win April presidential ... Read More

Algeria: Former PM to head Bouteflika’s elections campaign team

February 11, 2019

Abdelmalek Sellal, the ex-Algerian Prime Minister, will head the campaign team of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has officially announced his plans to run for a ... Read More

Algeria’s Ruling Coalition wants ailing Bouteflika to run for fifth term

February 4, 2019

The ruling coalition in Algeria agreed to nominate President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run for a fifth term amid cries for election boycott. Ailing Bouteflika has ... Read More