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Sahara Negotiations - Redux or Moving Forward ?

[Moroccan American Center] Horst Kohler, the United Nations Secretary-General's Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, recently announced his plan to hold talks with Morocco and the Algerian backed Polisario Front. Appointed August 16, 2017 by Secretary-General António Guterres, Mr. Kohler has invited the two parties to Berlin in the near future, and although this is a first time the talks are to be held there, it remains to be seen whether or not he will be more successful than his predecessors. He is the fourth Personal Envoy s (AllAfrica)

New Trials Shake Ahmadi Minority

[HRW] Beirut -Human Rights Watch received information that, in December 2017 alone, there were at least eight new trials in Algeria involving at least 50 Ahmadi defendants. Since June 2016, 266 Ahmadis have faced charges, some of them in more than one trial. The president of the Ahmadyyia community in Algeria, Mohamed Fali, told Human Rights Watch that at least four new trials are scheduled for later in January 2018. (AllAfrica)

Walter Wants to Flow ... Seeks Algerian Giants MC Alger's Deal

[Times of Zambia] RED-HOT Nkana striker Walter Bwalya has lifted the lid off his latest bit in the transfer sequel saying he wants to leave the Kitwe side for Algerian giants MC Alger. (AllAfrica)

Amavubi to Play Sudan, Algeria in CHAN Preps

[New Times] Friendly matches (AllAfrica)

Basketball - Libolo Beat GSP of Algeria, Lead African League Group B

[ANGOP] Luanda -Sport Libolo and Benfica are leading the Group B of the African League of Men's Basketball Champion Clubs with four points, after beating GSP of Algeria 87-84 in the second leg match. (AllAfrica)

Algeria-Based Zim Students in Demo Over Cash, Zim Embassy Unleashes Cops On Them

[New Zimbabwe] HARARE diplomats in Algeria Sunday unleashed police on more than 300 Zimbabwean students studying and living in that country after they staged a sit-in demonstration outside the embassy in an effort to have the consulate look into their plight. (AllAfrica)

Macron Rules Out Reparations for Colonialism

[RFI] French President Emmanuel Macron has called for "reconciliation" of the ways former colonisers and colonised remember the past but ruled out reparations. Macron toured three African countries, two of them former French colonies, last week and is soon to visit Algeria. (AllAfrica)

CPJ Urges Algeria's Prime Minister to Release Freelance Journalist and Fixer Said Chitour

[CPJ] His Excellency Prime Minister of Algeria Ahmed Ouyahia (AllAfrica)

North Africa's Foreign Ministers Issue 'Cairo Declaration' On Libya

[Egypt Online] The foreign ministers of Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria issued a joint statement on the Libyan crisis called "The Cairo Declaration", following their talks in Cairo on Wednesday 15/11/2017 . (AllAfrica)

Arab Neighbors Urge Libyan Rivals to Achieve Political Breakthrough

[Focac] Foreign ministers of Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria on Wednesday urged the Libyan rivals to achieve a breakthrough in the political settlement process. (AllAfrica)

Yusupha Doubtful for Gambia-Algeria Qualifier Game

[Foroyaa] Gambia legend Biri Biri's son Yusupha Njie won't be playing the ball for four months owing to injury making him a doubt for the Scorpions' fixture against Algeria next year, Foroyaa Sport understands. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Hosts Forum to Address Terror Threats in West Africa

[Focac] Algiers -A global anti-terror forum was held in the Algerian capital of Algiers on Monday to deal with the ongoing terrorist threats in West Africa. (AllAfrica)

Basketball - Interclube Ladies Face Gsp of Algeria in First Game

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's Interclube team will start their participation and title defence, in the African Champion Clubs Cup in female basketball, this Saturday by facing the GSP of Algeria, a competition that is taking place in the Kilamba Multi-purpose Pavilion, in Luanda, as dictated by the draw. (AllAfrica)

How Super Eagles Fared Against Algeria

[Premium Times] The 2018 World Cup qualifiers came to a positive end for the Super Eagles on Friday in Constantine, Algeria. Though the match was played out on a bumpy pitch in Rabah Madjer's latest stint as Algeria coach, Gernot Rohr sent out a team that got the desired result. (AllAfrica)

2018 World Cup Qualifiers - Nigeria Shares Spoils With Algeria in Final Clash

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles of Nigeria have finished their World Cup qualifier with no defeat as they played out a 1-1 draw against Algeria on Friday night in Constantine. (AllAfrica)

2018 World Cup Qualifiers - Super Eagles Arrive for Algeria Clash

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Constantine, Algeria, ahead of Friday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Desert Foxes of Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Five Eagles That Need Algeria Win to Make Rohr's Russia-Bound Squad

[Premium Times] In Gernot Rohr's mind, he will have at least 14 players already penciled down for the 2018 World Cup to be held in Russia. But he needs 23. (AllAfrica)

With Pride At Stake, Algeria Aiming to Spoil Nigeria's Party

[This Day] Twenty-four years ago, Nigeria's Super Eagles were at the mercy of Algeria to book their first ever FIFA World Cup appearance in the United States of America. Precisely, on October 8, 1993, Nigeria needed just a draw against then Desert Warriors to finally join great football nations of the world. (AllAfrica)

Rohr May Feature Six New Players Against Algeria

[Guardian] Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed that the different shades of injury to some of his key stars has given him the opportunity to try new players in Nigeria's Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Rohr - I'll Introduce Six New Players Against Algeria

[Vanguard] Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed that he could introduce as many as six new players in his starting line up when they take on Algeria on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Recuperating Echiejile Sure Super Eagles Will Beat Algeria, Argentina

[Guardian] Recuperating Super Eagles' first choice left back, Elderson Echiejile believes that Nigeria has the quality to beat Algeria and Argentina in the forthcoming international matches despite his absence from the squad. (AllAfrica)

Treatments Commence At Two Algerian Hospitals Equipped With Modern Varian Radiotherapy Systems

[PR Newswire] Algiers, Algeria -Cancer patients in Algeria now have access to modern radiotherapy care with the commencement of treatments at two of six public hospitals currently being equipped by Varian (NYSE: VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy equipment and software. Treatments delivered using linear accelerators including Algeria's first TrueBeam(TM) systems are being delivered at Sidi-Bel-Abbes and Tlemcen Hospitals in the west of the country. (AllAfrica)

Pinnick - Rohr Would Field Eagles' Best Against Algeria

[Daily Trust] Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has hinted that manager Gernot Rohr will start the World Cup qualifier against Algeria on November 10 with his best players. (AllAfrica)

Madjer Lists Mahrez, Bentaleb, Slimani for Algeria, Nigeria Clash

[Guardian] Despite the fact that Algeria has nothing to gain from their last Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria, Coach Rabah Madjer is still bent on assembling the best of the country's players for the last qualifying game against the Super Eagles. (AllAfrica)

Algeria - Surge in Deportations of Migrants

[HRW] Beirut -Algerian authorities have been rounding up sub-Saharan Africans in and around Algiers and have deported more than 3,000 to Niger since August 25, 2017, without giving them an opportunity to challenge their expulsion, Human Rights Watch said today. Those expelled include migrants who have lived and worked for years in Algeria, pregnant women, families with newborn babies, and about 25 unaccompanied children. (AllAfrica)

Victor Moses Out of Eagles' Algeria, Argentina Games

[This Day] Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses is not likely to be available for Nigeria's last World Cup 2018 qualifier against the Desert Foxes of Algeria and the Grade-A friendly against the La Albeceleste of Argentina next month. (AllAfrica)

UN News Centre Must Be in Harmony With Principles of Objectivity, Ethics, Says Algeria's Deputy Representative

[SPS] New York (UN) -Algeria's Deputy Representative to the United Nations Mohammed Bessedik said that the UN news centre must be in harmony with the principles of objectivity, ethics and equality that govern the work of the UN organization. (AllAfrica)

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)