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Uganda Wrap Up Algeria Trip With Three Silver, Two Bronze

[Monitor] Kampala -"Although we have not returned with gold, our performance was good," said Brian Kasirye, Team Uganda's captain at the just concluded ANOCA Africa Youth Games when the team touched down at Entebbe Airport on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Savours Algeria Experience

[Namibian] Namibia performed admirably at the African Youth Games which came to an end in Algiers on Saturday, winning a total of 28 medals, consisting of eight gold, seven silver and 13 bronze medals. (AllAfrica)

Musai Inks Her Name in History Books With Javelin Gold in Algiers

[Nation] Kenya's Martha Nthanze Musai made history on Thursday when she shattered the national women's javelin record with a new distance of 54.12m to win the girls' javelin gold at the ongoing Africa Youth Games in Algiers. (AllAfrica)

Freeman Rules the Water As Team Botswana Impresses in Algiers

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Team Botswana continues to hoist the country's flag high at the on-going 3rd African Youth Games in the Algerian capital, Algiers. (AllAfrica)

Nations Cup Qualifiers - Gambia Could Play Algeria Sept 7-9th

[Foroyaa] Gambia senior team could be lined up to facing Algeria between September 7th, 8th or 9th for the first-leg qualifier in Banjul. (AllAfrica)

Lesiyia Pariken Strikes Another Gold for Kenya in Algiers

[Nation] Kenya's Nickson Lesiyia Pariken won the boys' 1,500m gold at the ongoing Africa Youth Games on Wednesday in Algiers. (AllAfrica)

Jailed Blogger On Hunger Strike

[HRW] Beirut -Algerian authorities should immediately free a blogger who has been on hunger strike since July 8, 2018 to protest his seven-year prison sentence on charges for which he should never have been prosecuted, Human Rights Watch said today. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Rugby Seven's Team Wins Silver in Algiers

[Namibian] THE National Youth Rugby Seven's team finished second on Saturday at the African Youth Games (AYG) currently underway in the city of Algiers, Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Abandons Hundreds More African Migrants in Desert

[Deutsche Welle] A UN migration official said Algeria has abandoned hundreds of African migrants in the desert. A report said migrants from 16 African countries are among those left in the desert with little water. (AllAfrica)

Algerian Blogger On Hunger Strike Over Seven-Year Jail Term

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its support for Merzoug Touati, an imprisoned Algerian blogger who has been on hunger strike for the past ten days in protest against his seven-year jail sentence on charges of "complicit relations with a foreign power" and "inciting rebellion." His case must be reexamined at once. (AllAfrica)

African Youth Games - Team Cameroon in Algiers

[Cameroon Tribune] The delegation left the country on July 15, 2018 on board a special Camair-Co flight. (AllAfrica)

Ghana's Contingent Off to Algiers for AYG

[Ghanaian Times] A 32-member Ghana youth team left the country on Sunday to participate in the third African Youth Games (AYG) in Algeria slated for July 17-28. (AllAfrica)

USM Alger Look to Positive Result in Kigali

[New Times] USM Alger will be seeking for positive result on Wednesday when they take on Rayon Sports at Kigali Stadium in a Group D clash of the 2018 Total CAF Confederation Cup (AllAfrica)

Top Algerian Club Cuts Short Training Camp in Nairobi Over Pathetic Fields

[Nairobi News] Top Algerian club USM Algiers has cut short its training camp in the city after the team's technical bench complained of the poor state of training grounds. (AllAfrica)

Buyount Team Botswana Heads for Algeria

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -A total of 53 athletes leave today for Algiers, Algeria to compete in the third Africa Youth Games to be held from July 18-28. (AllAfrica)

USM Alger in Nairobi for Final Preps Ahead of Rayon Tie

[New Times] USM Alger have landed in Nairobi, Kenya for intensive preparations ahead of the Caf Confederation Cup clash against Rayon Sports - scheduled for July 18 at Amahoro Stadium. (AllAfrica)

Sofapaka to Play USM Alger in Friendly

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former Kenyan Premier League champions Sofapaka will on Wednesday evening take on Algerian side USM Alger in a friendly match under the Camp Toyoyo Floodlights in Nairobi. (AllAfrica)

Youth Teams Enter Residential Camp Ahead of African Games

[New Times] The national beach volleyball and Athletics teams have embarked on a two-week residential camp for intensive preparations ahead of the 3rd African Youth Games due July 18-28 in Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Algeria's Migration Policy Conundrum

[ISS] Since the end of 2017, thousands of undocumented migrants from Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Mali and Guinea have been repatriated - or forcibly deported - from Algeria to Niger and Mali. At least 3 000 people, including asylum seekers, have reportedly been expelled from Algeria since the beginning of the year and more than 6 500 have been deported since 2017. (AllAfrica)

President Felicitates Algerian Counterpart On Independence and Youth Day

[SPS] Bir Lehlou (Liberated Zones) -President of the Republic, Secretary General of the the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali has sent a letter of congratulation to the President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, on the occasion of the 56nd anniversary of independence and youth day. (AllAfrica)

Inhumane Treatment of Migrants

[HRW] Algeria has deported thousands of men, women, and children since January 2018 to Niger and Mali in inhumane conditions, and in many cases without considering their legal status in Algeria or their individual vulnerabilities, Human Rights Watch said. (AllAfrica)

Rohr Shortlisted for Algeria National Team Job

[Daily Trust] Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is being considered for the Algeria national team coaching job, according to reports. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Federation Lists Rohr As Madjer's Replacement

[Vanguard] Super Eagles coach has been listed as one of the managers to replace departing Algerian national team team coach Rabah Madjer. (AllAfrica)

Statement of the African National Congress On Eritrea-Ethiopia Implementing the 2000 Algiers Border Agreement

[ANC] The ANC notes this morning's speech by H.E. Eritrean Comrade President Isaias Afwerki on Eritrea's Martyrs Day, as well as the Executive Committee decision of the Ethiopian governing-party's EPRDF to (AllAfrica)

Algeria Dump Ethiopia to Qualify for Ghana 2018

[CAF] The Algerian women national side completed a double win over Ethiopia in the last round qualifier to cruise to the 2018 Total African Women Cup of Nations. The Fennecs managed to defeat Lucy in Addis Ababa 3-2 to complete a resounding 6-3 aggregate victory that saw them qualify for the prestigous African women football tournament for the fifth time in their history. (AllAfrica)

Algerian Fixer Completes a Year in Prison

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Algerian authorities to quickly release Saïd Chitour, a media fixer who completed a year in prison today. His health is deteriorating fast and there is no evidence to justify detaining him. (AllAfrica)

National Football Team Face Algeria Today With 7-1 Deficit

[Ethiopian Herald] The game between Algerian and Ethiopia (AllAfrica)

Algeria Deportations Raise Fear of Xenophobia

[CAJ News] Algiers -THE international community is wary of a possible outbreak of xenophobia against sub-Saharan Africans after a mass expulsion of these nationals from Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Trouble At Uganda Mission in Algiers

[Observer] Bad blood is flowing between Uganda's ambassador to Algeria and the Maghreb region John Chrysostom Alintuma Nsambu and the mission's accounting officer Fredrick Tushabe over management of funds. (AllAfrica)

From Camels to Catfish, Algeria Boosts Fish Farming in the Sahara Desert

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Touggourt, Algeria -"Inshallah, it works" (AllAfrica)

UN Condemns Collective Expulsions of Migrants

[VOA] The U.N. human rights office is calling on the government of Algeria to stop the collective expulsions of thousands of migrants, mainly from sub-Saharan Africa, condemning this practice as a violation of international human rights law. (AllAfrica)