Tag: Bejaia

Algeria Releases ‘New Growth Model’ Warning of Unsustainable Subsidy System

April 13, 2017

The Algerian government released its 2030 vision for economic development, dubbed “New Growth Model,” warning of the unsustainability of the current subsidies system and urging ... Read More

Power Struggle Impedes Economic Reforms in Algeria

February 6, 2017

Regime opacity and the secrecy shrouding the successor to ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been hampering Algeria from carrying out economic reforms to wean their ... Read More

Algeria: Crackdown on Bloggers, Journalist Intensifies

January 26, 2017

Algerian authorities are multiplying arrests of bloggers and journalists critical of the government. Merzoug Touati, chief blogger for al-Hogra is the latest victim of the ... Read More

Washington Continues to Advise Against Travel to Algeria

January 23, 2017

The U.S government continues to warn its citizens against travel to southern and eastern Algeria, as well as isolated parts of the Kabylie region, due ... Read More

Algeria: Snowfall Adds Misery to Repression & Corruption

January 18, 2017

Several Algerian villages in the central and eastern regions of the North African country, member of the OPEC, have been isolated by snow, adding more ... Read More

Protesters in Algeria Call for Self-Determination of Kabylie Region

January 16, 2017

Year after year, the movement for the self-determination of the Kabylie region (known by its French acronym MAK) gains ground among the population of the ... Read More

Algerian Authorities Can No Longer Buy Social Peace

January 7, 2017

Algerian authorities have no longer the financial resources to buy social peace, hence cracks are appearing in the oil-producing country, says Belgian daily newspaper Le ... Read More

Riots in Algeria over Tax Hikes

January 4, 2017

The region of Bejaia, east of capital Algiers, was hit by violent protests against the new appropriation bill, which introduces new taxes and austerity measures ... Read More

Algeria: Alleged Paris Attacks Suspect in Custody

February 29, 2016

An Algerian, allegedly linked to the November 13 attacks in Paris has been arrested and placed in detention at Akbou, near Béjaïa. The man appeared ... Read More

Algeria: Theatre Being Boosted At Amazighe Festival

December 12, 2012

The 4th edition of the national cultural festival of Amazighe Theater opened on Monday night at regional theater of Batna in a friendly atmosphere enhanced ... Read More