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10th Meeting of JMMC - Producing Countries Continue to Seek 'Balanced' Oil Market

[Algerie Presse Service] The Joint OPEC-non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) convened in Algiers, for its tenth meeting, said that the despite the growing uncertainties surrounding market fundamentals, the 25 producing countries continue to seek a "balanced" and sustainably "stable" global oil market. (AllAfrica)

Angela Merkel Praises Algerian Efforts to Repatriate Rejected Asylum-Seekers

[Deutsche Welle] Germany's Angela Merkel has praised Algeria for its "constructive cooperation" in repatriating rejected asylum-seekers. Merkel's Algeria visit comes ahead of an EU leaders' summit, where migration is certain to dominate. (AllAfrica)

Migration Likely to Influence Trade Talks During Merkel Visit

[Deutsche Welle] Chancellor Merkel is headed for Algeria to find ways to boost trade with the Mediterranean nation. But the complicated issue of migration will loom over her talks as Berlin looks for ways to stem irregular migration. (AllAfrica)

Algeria to Repatriate All Its Nationals in Illegal Situation in Germany

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said Monday in Algiers that Algeria will repatriate all its nationals who are in illegal situation in Germany, whatever their number. (AllAfrica)

Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But...

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The level of human development in Sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in the past three decades, according to a United Nations report published today. (AllAfrica)

Aquatics - SA Team Take Medals Tally Up to 15 in Algeria

[Sascoc] The South African swimming team added eight more medals to their tally (two gold, four silver and two bronze) on Tuesday's second day of the 13th CANA Africa Swimming and Open Water Championships in Algiers, Algeria. (AllAfrica)

More Than 100 Migrants Die Off Libya Coast - Aid Group

[VOA] More than 100 migrants in two rubber boats died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya in early September, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). (AllAfrica)

South Africa and Algeria Ink 33 Agreements, Reaffirm Support for Western Sahara

[SPS] International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says South Africa and Algeria remain firm in their support for the independence of Western Sahara. (AllAfrica)

Gor Mahia Bow Out of CAF Confed Cup

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia's dream of making it into the CAF Confederations Cup quarter final for the first time in their history came crushing down on Wednesday evening after losing 2-1 away to Algeria's USM Alger at the 5th July Stadium in Algiers. (AllAfrica)

Cholera - 59 Confirmed, 26 Negative Cases Among 172 Patients Hospitalized Since August 7th

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform underlined that out of the 172 hospitalized patients since August 7th, a total of 59 cases of cholera have been confirmed and 26 cases were negative until 27 August 2018, according to a ministerial communiqué. (AllAfrica)

Bensalah, Bouhadja, Ouyahia Perform Eid Al-Adha Prayer At Algiers Grande Mosque

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The speakers of the Council of the Nation (upper house of Parliament) and the People's National Assembly (lower house), respectively Abdelkader Bensalah and Said Bouhadja, and Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia performed Tuesday Eid al-Adha prayer at the Grand Mosque of Algiers. (AllAfrica)

Where Is Algeria?

[Moroccan American Center] In 2007, shortly after Morocco tabled its initiative for autonomy to resolve the dispute in Western Sahara, David Welch, at that time the Assistant Secretary of State for the Middle East, told a Congressional committee that the United States welcomed Morocco's proposal and found it "serious and credible." Conversely, he testified, "the Polisario proposal does not seem, in our judgment, to contain new ideas." The Moroccan initiative was a substantial goodwill gesture to address repeated calls since 2003 fro (AllAfrica)

Actress Isabelle Adjani to Perform in Movie in Algeria

[Algerie Presse Service] Paris-French film star of Algerian origin, Isabelle Adjani will play the role of Algerian woman "Les Soeurs" movie to be directed in October in Algeria, Le Parisien daily reported Thursday. (AllAfrica)

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)

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)