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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)

Govt Freezes Accounts of Embassy in Algeria

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has frozen accounts of Uganda's embassy in Algeria until a forensic audit is carried out to assess how finances disbursed by the government are spent by the mission, Daily Monitor has learnt. (AllAfrica)

Poor Finishing Gor's Main Undoing

[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr surely has to add a quality striker to his squad come the June transfer window, and watching his profligate team draw 0-0 with USM Alger in their Caf Confederation Cup Group "D" match at Kasarani on Wednesday, one understands why. (AllAfrica)

What Algerian Coach Said After Being Stuck in Nairobi Traffic Moments to Gor Mahia Match

[Nairobi News] USM Alger coach Miloud Hamdi has played down the challenges his side encountered to get to the venue of Wednesday's Caf Confederation Cup match against Gor Mahia. (AllAfrica)

Ten-Man Gor Held By USM Alger in Confed Tie

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ten-man Gor Mahia was held to a barren draw by Algerian side USM Alger in a Group D CAF Confederation Cup tie staged at a soggy Moi Sports Centre Kasarani on Wednesday night. (AllAfrica)

Gor Mahia Set Sights On Control of Group D

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A win for Gor Mahia on Wednesday evening against Algeria's USM Alger at the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani will earn them top spot in Group D of the CAF Confederation Cup if Rayon Sport fails to earn maximum points against Tanzania's Yanga. (AllAfrica)

Algerians Arrive for Cup Match Against Gor Mahia

[Nation] Algerian team USM Alger arrived in the country Monday for Wednesday's Caf Confederation Group 'D' match against Kenyan champions Gor Mahia which will be staged at the newly-refurbished Kasarani Stadium. (AllAfrica)

Gor, Alger to Go on Despite Sports Kenya Letter

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A letter from Sports Kenya on Monday evening 'temporarily suspending' all football activities at the Kasarani Stadium has caused jitters among football fans ahead of Wednesday evening's CAF Confederation Cup Group D tie between Gor Mahia and Algerian outfit USM Alger. (AllAfrica)

USM Alger Jet in Ahead of Gor Mahia Clash

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Algerian side USM Alger arrived in Nairobi early Monday morning ahead of Wednesday's CAF Confederation cuP Group D tie against record Kenyan Champions Gor Mahia at the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Firmly Condemns, Totally Rejects Moroccan FM's Irresponsible Statements

[SPS] Algiers -Algeria on Sunday expressed its "firm condemnation" and "total rejection" of Moroccan Foreign Minister's irresponsible statements against it, Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Abdelaziz Benali Cherif said in a statement. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Hold Ghana in Barren Stalemate

[CAF] Host Algeria and Ghana settled for a barren draw in their Second Round first leg clash on Friday in Algiers. (AllAfrica)

President Bouteflika Calls to Modernize Irrigation, Organize Agricultural Economy

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS - President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday called for widespread use of modern techniques in agricultural irrigation and a better organization of the agricultural economy. (AllAfrica)

New Bill On Health - Free Health Care, Vital Gain for Citizens

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS - The new bill on health "clearly" consolidates the right to free care, a "gain which must be preserved, in application of the orientations of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika," said Sunday in Algiers Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Mokhtar Hasbellaoui. (AllAfrica)

President Bouteflika Calls for Stopping "Alien" Ideas With "Clear-Sightedness"

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika called Monday for "countering with clear-sightedness" to the "alien ideas that the unity of the Algerian Sunnite people is confronted with." (AllAfrica)

4.7-Magnitude Quake Hits Mostaganem

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS- An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit the province of Mostaganem (355-km east of Algiers) on Monday at 4.48 p.m., said the National Centre of Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a communiqué. (AllAfrica)

3.3-Magnitude Quake Shakes Batna

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS - An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale hit the province of Batna (435-km east of Algiers) on Sunday at 12:56, said the National Centre of Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a statement. (AllAfrica)

U.S. State Department Highlights Respect of Human Rights in Algeria

[Algerie Presse Service] Washington -The US State Department on Friday highlighted the respect of the persons' integrity and the individual liberties in Algeria, stressing that the measures taken by the government in order to promote human rights. (AllAfrica)

World Bank Updates Assessment of Algerian Economy

[Algerie Presse Service] WASHINGTON - The World Bank made public Wednesday a new updated version of its report on the economic prospects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region) in which it updated its assessment of the economic situation in Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Hopeful Yanga Squad Off for Algiers Tie Tomorrow

[Daily News] YOUNG Africans (AllAfrica)

China Helps Algeria Put First Satellite in Orbit

[Focac] China launched Algeria's first communication satellite, Alcomsat-1, into a preset orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan on Dec 11, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua] (AllAfrica)

Weah Consoles Algeria

[New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah, has sent a Message of Condolence to Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, following the tragic Algerian military plane crash. (AllAfrica)

Buhari Condoles With President Bouteflika, Algerians Over Military Plane Crash

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the people of Algeria over Wednesday's military plane crash near the Boufarik military airport in Algiers which claimed many lives. (AllAfrica)

Polisario Front Members Among Those Killed in Plane Crash

[Deutsche Welle] An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital Algiers. The number of people killed has risen to 257, according to local officials. (AllAfrica)

At Least 250 Dead in Military Plane Crash

[RFI] At least 257 people were killed when a military plane crashed soon after takeoff in a field near Boufarik airport just outside the capital Algiers, officials said on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

President Sympathizes With Algerian Plane Crash Victims

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Wednesday expressed his solidarity with the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria and its people following the tragic accident near the Boufarik air base, by an Algerian airplane. (AllAfrica)

Military Plane Crashes Near Capital With Dozens of Casualties Feared - Reports

[Deutsche Welle] An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital Algiers. More than 100 people onboard are feared dead. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Smile At the Death As Gambia Edge Burkina Faso

[CAF] Algeria left it late against Senegal to book their place at the next round whilst Gambia edged Burkina Faso on penalties to also go through as the penultimate round of matches of the qualifiers came to an end. (AllAfrica)

Some 100 Representatives of Algerian Travel Agencies Arrive in Monastir

[Tunis Afrique Presse] A delegation of 100 representatives of travel agencies in Algeria arrived Thursday in Monastir for a three-night visit during which they will learn about hotel units and tourist sites in the governorate of Monastir. (AllAfrica)