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Put - We Can Get a Result in Morocco

[CAF] Duels between North African teams traditionally generate great excitement and enthusiasm from players and fans, and the first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions League semi-final between USM Alger (Algeria) and Wydad Casablanca (Morocco) was no exception. The lack of goals during the match was counterbalanced by the raucous atmosphere, which is likely to be mirrored at Stade Mohammed V in Casablanca later this week. (AllAfrica)

NFF Ponders Two Friendlies for Super Eagles After Qualifier Against Algeria

[Guardian] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), which begins its yearly general assembly in Jos tomorrow, is pondering reported overtures from two unnamed countries for friendly matches with the Super Eagles immediately after next month's Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Mikel, Ighalo Ready to Play in Algeria

[Vanguard] Contrary to reports that China-based Super Eagles duo, John Obi Mikel and Odion Ighalo may not be needed by coach Gernot Rohr for their last World Cup qualification game in Algeria, both players are ready to make themselves available if called upon. (AllAfrica)

We Want to Win Against Algeria - Rohr

[Vanguard] Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he will want to win the last Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Algeria even when he said he would field a much changed side, in Algiers. (AllAfrica)

FIFA Names Gabonese Referee for Algeria, Nigeria Game

[Guardian] - Adebutu redeems N50 million pledge to Super Eagles (AllAfrica)

For Struggling Herders, "Drought Stops Everything"

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chemora -Squinting under a relentless sun, Houssin Ghodbane watches his son tend a flock of 120 of their sheep. Heads bowed, the sheep slowly search for sparse vegetation poking through the parched, crunchy soil. (AllAfrica)

Leading News Website TSA Partially Blocked in Algeria

[RSF] The TSA website has been inaccessible via Algérie Télécom, the country's state-owned traditional Internet Service Provider, and via Mobilis, the state-owned mobile Internet provider, since 5 October. (AllAfrica)

SA Companies Explore Opportunities in Tunisia, Algeria

[] A delegation of South African companies is currently on a trade and investment mission in Tunisia and Algeria, where they are exploring export markets. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Should Accept Key UPR Recommendations On Freedom of Speech, Assembly and Association

[HRW] Algerian authorities have a track record of resorting to criminal prosecutions against bloggers, journalists and media figures for peaceful speech, using articles in the penal code criminalizing "offending the president," "insulting state officials" or "denigrating Islam." They have also prosecuted labor activists who organized or called for peaceful demonstrations on charges such as "unauthorized gathering," and they continue to ban demonstrations in Algiers. (AllAfrica)

Morocco and Algeria's Changing Roles in Managing Migration

[ISS] Algeria and Morocco are taking a central role in managing migration from Africa to Europe by legalising the stay of sub-Saharan African migrants. (AllAfrica)

Algerians to Train Police in CCTV Camera Handling

[Observer] The director general of the Algerian National Security, Maj Gen Abdelghani Hamel has said his country will train Uganda's police personnel in the proper handling of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to fight crime. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Hichilema Salutes Chipolopolo

[Zambia Reports] Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema says Zambia's 1-0 win away to Algeria was remarkable. (AllAfrica)

Zambia Seek Historic Double Over Algeria

[CAF] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda believes his team has the character hold their own in Constantine on Tuesday against Algeria in the final leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier Group B double-header. (AllAfrica)

Stop Persecuting a Religious Minority

[HRW] Beirut -The arrest of Mohamed Fali, president of Algeria's Ahmadiyya community on August 28, 2017, is the latest example of a crackdown on the religious minority, Human Rights Watch said today. (AllAfrica)

Chipolopolo Down Algeria for First Win

[CAF] Zambia beat Algeria 3-1 at home in Lusaka on Saturday to end their losing jinx in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against 'Les Fennecs' and give a breather of hope to ther ambitions of reaching the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. (AllAfrica)

Mweene - Zambia Can Break the Algeria Jinx

[CAF] Zambia will face Algeria in crucial back-to-back 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group B qualifiers on Friday, 2 September 2017 at home in Lusaka and three days later away in Constantine. (AllAfrica)

Nyirenda Goes Youth for Algeria Double-Header

[CAF] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda has unveiled his provisional 34-member squad for next month's FIFA World Cup Group Russia 2018 double-header against Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Under-20 Stars Make Chipolopolo Squad

[Zambia Reports] Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has unveiled his 31 member provisional squad for back to back Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Referees to Officiate Zambia, Algeria Game

[Times of Zambia] Angolan referee Martins Carvalho will officiate Zambia's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria next weekend at National Heroes Stadium. (AllAfrica)

CAPS United Brace for Defining Encounter

[The Herald] CAPS United skipper Hardlife Zvirekwi says their winner-take-all clash against Algerian giants USM Alger could be a defining match in the history of the Green Machine, who are seeking a CAF Champions' League quarter-final place. (AllAfrica)

Fiba U-16 Afrobasket - Rwanda Takes on Algeria in Last Group Stage Game

[New Times] Rwanda U16 boys team will shortly lock horns with Algeria in their last group game at the ongoing FIBA U16 African Championships taking place in Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius. (AllAfrica)

Fiba U-16 Afrobasket - Rwanda Stuns Algeria to Snatch Second Win

[New Times] Rwanda U16 boys team have snatched their second win at the ongoing FIBA U16 African Championships taking place in Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius after stunning giants Algeria in the last group B played on Thursday evening at Phoenix gymnasium. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Beat Algeria, Take Control of Davis Cup Group

[Nation] Kenya beat Algeria 2-1 on Tuesday night to secure her second win at the ongoing Davis Cup Africa Zone Three Tennis Championship at the Solaimaneyah Club in Cairo. (AllAfrica)

CAPS Crash Out of Champions League

[The Herald] USM Alger... ... ... . (2) 4 (AllAfrica)

Journalist Jailed Pending Trial for 'Espionage'

[CPJ] New York -Algerian authorities should immediately release independent journalist and fixer Said Chitour and should drop all charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. (AllAfrica)

CAPS United Face Defining Moment

[The Herald] CAPS United skipper Hardlife Zvirekwi says their winner-take-all clash against Algerian giants USM Alger on Sunday could be a defining match in the history of the Green Machine, who are seeking a CAF Champions' League quarter-final place. The match starts at 9pm. (AllAfrica)

CAPS United Leave for Algiers

[The Herald] CAPS United believe they have left no stone unturned in their preparations for the winner-take-all clash against Algerian giants USM Alger set for this Sunday in Algeria. The Green Machine delegation leaves for the North African country today for what is supposed to be their biggest game of the CAF Champions League group phase in their hunt for a quarter-final place. (AllAfrica)

Prime Minister Offers Legal Status to African Migrants

[Al Jazeera] Algeria plans to grant residency rights and job permits to illegal African migrants amid a shortage of workers in farming and construction and after a surge in racist sentiment across the country. (AllAfrica)

Algeria - Volleyball Dynamo

[Cameroon Tribune] The North African team is a force to reckon with in international competitions. (AllAfrica)

African Record for Munyai As South Africa Wins 17 Medals in Algeria

[Sascoc] The national Under-20 track and field team earned six more podium places on Sunday to end their four-day CAA African Junior Championships campaign with a total of 17 medals in Tlemcen, Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Local Athletes Pick Nine Medals in Algeria

[The Herald] National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe director-in-charge of junior development Silas Muringani has saluted the team that represented the country at the African Junior championships in Tlemcen, Algeria, after they picked nine medals. (AllAfrica)