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Five Kenyan Boxers Storm Military Boxing Championship Finals

[Nation] Skipper Blackmoses Mathenge led from front on Wednesday evening to guide five Kenya Defence Forces pugilists to the finals of the ongoing Fifth Africa Military Boxing Championship in Algeria. (AllAfrica)

China Donates U.S.$28.8 Million to Algeria for Economic, Technical Cooperation

[Focac] The deal was signed by Secretary General of Algerian Foreign Ministry Noureddine Ayadi and China's Ambassador to Algeria Yang Guangyu in Algiers. (AllAfrica)

HM the King Says Morocco Is Ready for Direct and Frank Dialogue With Algeria, Proposes Setting Up of Joint Political Mechanism

[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI said, on Tuesday, that Morocco stands ready for a direct and frank dialogue with Algeria and proposed the setting up of a joint political mechanism for dialogue and consultation in order to settle the transient differences impeding the development of relations between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

President Al-Bashir Receives More Cables of Condolences

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir on Monday received cables oxf condolences on death of Field Marshal Abdul-Rahman Suwaral-Dahab from Presidents of Algeria and Djibouti , Abdulaziz Bouteflika and Ismail Omer Guelleh,. (AllAfrica)

New Zealand Firms Looting of Sahrawi Phosphate Hinders UN Peace Process

[Algerie Presse Service] WELLINGTON (New Zealand)- Mohamed Fadel Kamal, Representative of the Polisario Front in Australia on Thursday called on New Zealand companies involved in the looting of Western Sahara phosphate to cease their activities which are in violation of international laws, hinder "the UN peace process and encourages the Moroccan regime to continue its illegal occupation of Western Sahara." (AllAfrica)

More Than 35,000 Manuscripts in Southern Algeria Traditional Libraries

[Algerie Presse Service] 35,000 to 40,000 manuscripts are preserved in traditional libraries in the south of the country, in addition to 5,000 others identified at the National Library in Algiers (BN), Minister of Culture Azzedine Mihoubi said on Tuesday in Algiers. (AllAfrica)

Final At Sight for Former Champions Ahly and Setif

[CAF] Record champions Al Ahly of Egypt are targeting a place in the final for the second year running when they visit Algeria's ES Setif, as the premier continental club competition reaches its penultimate stage with the semifinal return leg scheduled this Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Finance Bill 2019 to Be Brought to Parliament 'In the Weeks to Come'

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia on Monday in Algiers announced that the Finance Bill 2019 will be brought to the People's National Assembly (Lower House- APN) "in the weeks to come." (AllAfrica)

Ghana Draw Algeria, Mali and Cameroon in Women's Afcon

[Namibian] Accra -Ghana's Black Queens will play Algeria, Cameroon and Mali in Group A of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations. (AllAfrica)

President Bouteflika Emphasizes Role of Press in Revealing Shortcomings, Drifts

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika emphasized Sunday, in Algiers, the role of the press in revealing shortcomings and drifts, considering that "it is a valued contribution to the recovery of the situation and strengthening of the rule of law." (AllAfrica)

Algeria Reaffirms Western Sahara 'Is a Decolonization Issue Between Polisario Front, Morocco'

[Algerie Presse Service] The Western Sahara conflict is a decolonization issue between the Polisario Front and Morocco, affirmed Tuesday in New York Algeria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Sabri Boukadoum. (AllAfrica)

Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers Undertakes Working Visit to the Saharawi Refugee Camps in Tindouf, South West Algeria, 12 to 15 Oct

[Govt of SA] Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers will undertakes Working Visit to Saharawi Refugee Camps in Tindouf, South West Algeria, from 12-15 Oct 2018. (AllAfrica)

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)