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President Bouteflika Hails Peaceful Aspect of Marches, Maturity of Algerian Youth

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Thursday hailed the peaceful aspect of popular marches staged in the past days across the country, and the maturity of the citizens, notably youth. (AllAfrica)

Doctors, Lawyers Rally Against Algeria's Bouteflika

[VOA] Physicians joined lawyers for protests in Algiers on Thursday against Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in an effort to find out who approved a medical certificate clearing the 82-year-old to seek a fifth term in office. (AllAfrica)

Petro Under Pressure, Prepare to Receive Algeria's Hessein Dey

[ANGOP] Luanda -Petro de Luanda will receive on Sunday, in Luanda Province's 11 de Novembro Stadium, Algeria's Hessein Dey squad, a match counting for group D?s fifth round of the African Football Confederation (CAF) Cup. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Summon Big Stars for Gambia Showdown

[Foroyaa] Sofiane Hanni of Spartak Moscow is part of invited foreign-based players called upon by Algerian coach Djamel Belmadi for the game against Gambia (AllAfrica)

Possible Players to Fill Left-Back Role Against Algeria As Pa Modou Injured

[Foroyaa] The services of an experienced Pa Modou Jagne will be missed in the final away game in Algeria as the left-back is out injured (AllAfrica)

Bouteflika in 'Life-Threatening' Condition As Algerians Order Him Pizza

[RFI] A Swiss newspaper reported on Wednesday that Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is in a permanently "life-threatening" condition as he continues to receive treatment in a Geneva hospital. Algerian authorities have not shared any information on Bouteflika's health despite widespread protests against the long-standing leader's candidacy in forthcoming elections. (AllAfrica)

Why France Has Kept Silent On Algeria's Political Crisis

[RFI] France has remained conspicuously silent as Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a veteran of Algeria's independence struggle, stares down a wave of angry protests opposing his bid for a fifth term as president. And with good reason, say some experts. (AllAfrica)

Former Colonial Power France Silent on Algerian Protests

[VOA] In recent weeks, French President Emmanuel Macron has spoken out forcefully in favor of the European Union and Venezuela's opposition protests. He has dominated town hall meetings to address grievances at home, and sought stronger ties in China. (AllAfrica)

Anti-Bouteflika Protests Continue in Algeria

[RFI] Thousands of people demonstrated on Tuesday against the prospect of a fifth presidential term for Abdelaziz Bouteflika as opposition politicians called for elections to be postponed. (AllAfrica)

Protesters Reject President's 'Compromise'

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of demonstrators have called on Algeria's Constitutional Council to reject the president's bid for a fifth term. President Bouteflika is thought to be in ailing health and is rarely seen in public. (AllAfrica)

Presidential Election 2019 - Constitutional Council Looks Into 21 Applications

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The Constitutional Council has started, Monday, looking into the 21 applications to the presidential elections of April 18, the institutions said in a statement. (AllAfrica)

Electricity Production to Reach 33,000MW By 2022, Says Guitouni

[Algerie Presse Service] Algeria's electricity production capacity will reach 33,000MW by 2022 against 21,000MW currently, Energy Minister, Mustapha Guitouni announced Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

President of Republic Hails Algeria's Steadfast Position Towards Sahrawi Issue

[SPS] Wilaya De Smara -The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, praised on Wednesday the "firm" position of Algeria towards the Sahara issue. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Has Worked to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

[Algerie Presse Service] Tamanrasset -Algeria has endeavored to achieve on the ground the Sustainable Development Goals, as stipulated in the Constitution, said Wednesday in Tamanrasset, Chairperson of the Arab Network for National Human Rights Institutions (ANNHRI) and the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) Fafa Sidi Lakhdar Benzerrouki. (AllAfrica)

French Algerians Protest Against Bouteflika Re-Election Bid

[VOA] Protests are continuing in Algeria against another term for ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika -- and despite reports he's promised not to serve his full time if reelected in April. Demonstrations mobilized tens of thousands across Algeria -- as well as Algeria's diaspora in former colonial power France. (AllAfrica)

Protests in Paris and Algiers Against Bouteflika's Fifth Mandate

[RFI] Protests in Algiers and Paris continued against a fifth presidential bid by Algeria's octogenarian Abdulaziz Bouteflika, ahead of a Sunday deadline for candidates to put in their names. (AllAfrica)

Presidential Election - Six Candidates Submit Candidacy

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-Six candidates to the Presidential Election of 18 April have submitted so far their candidacies to the Constitutional Council. (AllAfrica)

NA Hussein Dey Beats Gor to Move Back Top

[CAF] Abderrahmane Yousfi's ninth minute strike was enough as Algeria's Nasr Athletic Dey hit Kenya's Gor Mahia 1-0 in Algiers on Sunday to move back to the top of Group D in the CAF Confederations Cup. The home side went into match day four second in the standings but victory at their home turn took them top with seven points, one ahead of Gor. (AllAfrica)

Presidential Election - Sunday 3 March, Final Deadline to Submit Applications

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The deadline to submit applications for the presidential election of 18 April 2019 will end on Sunday 3 March 2019 at midnight, underlined Saturday the Constitutional Council. (AllAfrica)

Gor Mahia Eye Complete Job Over Hussein Dey in Algeria

[CAF] Kenyan champions Gor Mahia will look to complete a home and away double over Algerian side NA Hussein Dey when they travel to Algiers for their fourth Group D match of the CAF Confederations Cup on Sunday evening. (AllAfrica)

President Bouteflika Commits to Organizing Early Presidential Election Without Being Candidate

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, candidate in the presidential elections of 18 April 2019, on Sunday committed to organizing an early presidential election in accordance with the timetable set by the independent national conference, in the event of his re-election, and affirmed that "he would not be a candidate in this election that will ensure his succession." (AllAfrica)

Gor Mahia Lose Controversially By a Solitary Goal to Algeria's Na Hussein Dey

[Nation] Gor Mahia controversially lost by a solitary goal to Algeria's NA Hussein Dey in a Caf Confederation Cup Group D clash played in Algiers on Sunday night. (AllAfrica)

Confident Gor Mahia Dare to Dream of Away Win in Algeria

[Nation] Victory away to a North African opponent is the Herculean task that Kenyan champions Gor Mahia face when they play Nasr Athlétique de Hussein Dey at 10pm Sunday in the fourth round of CAF Confederation Cup matches. (AllAfrica)

Protests As President Moves Closer to 5th Run

[Deutsche Welle] Amid street protests, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika vowed not to serve a full term if re-elected for the 5th time. The so-called "living dead" leader is rarely seen in public. His pledge was made in a letter. (AllAfrica)

Protests Grow as Aging Leader Eyes 5th Term

[VOA] Algeria is facing its biggest demonstrations in years, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to protest another re-election bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. (AllAfrica)

Bouteflika Fires Election Campaign Director Amid Protests

[Deutsche Welle] Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is facing unprecedented protests as he prepares to stand for a fifth term in April elections. Opponents say the ailing 82-year-old is unfit for office. (AllAfrica)

Arbitrary Arrests At Election Protests

[HRW] Beirut -Algerian authorities should allow Algerians to assemble peacefully and refrain from using excessive force against demonstrators opposing a fifth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Human Rights Watch said today. During huge demonstrations on March 1, 2019, security forces used teargas to disperse the crowd approaching the office of the president. (AllAfrica)

Protests in Algeria As President Poised to Run for 5th Term

[Deutsche Welle] Anti-government demonstrations broke out as the deadline loomed for Bouteflika to file for his contested fifth run at the presidency. The "living dead" president is rarely seen in public. (AllAfrica)

Hervé Renard - 'We Can Compete With Argentina'

[CAF] As the Total African Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 approaches, the Moroccan coach speaks to to discuss the state of his team's fitness. The Atlas Lions, already qualified, will face Malawi in the last day of qualifying before a gala match against Argentina in Tangier. (AllAfrica)

Algeria to Field Bentaleb Against Gambia

[Foroyaa] Algeria national team gaffer Belmadi Djamel has shifted from his initial instance of using only home-based players against Gambia. (AllAfrica)

Algerians Protest Abdelaziz Bouteflika's Plan to Seek Fifth Presidential Term

[Deutsche Welle] Algerians across the country took to the streets to protest President Bouteflika's plan to seek a fifth term as president. Bouteflika has only been seen in public a handful of times since suffering a stroke in 2013. (AllAfrica)