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Version of Draft Electoral Law Distributed to Political Parties for Enrichment

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- The original version of the draft organic bill on the electoral system has been distributed on Tuesday, in application on the instructions of President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune to political parties for enrichment. (AllAfrica)

Financing, Control of Electoral Campaigns At Heart of Draft Election Bill

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- The preliminary draft organic law on elections, the first draft of which was finalized and distributed to political parties for enrichment, sets the rules for financing and monitoring electoral and referendum campaigns, including the prohibition for any candidate to receive donations in cash or in kind from a foreign state. (AllAfrica)

Bill On Revision of Electoral Law - New Instrument to Combat 'Corruption, Fraud'

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- President of the National Independent Authority for Election (ANIE) Mohamed Charfi said on Wednesday that the bill revising the electoral law would lead to the establishment of a new instrument that would uproot "corruption and fraud." (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Partial Lockdown Extended in 29 Provinces

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-On instructions from President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad on Thursday decided to extend by 15 days the partial lockdown measure in 34 provinces as from 16 January, said a communiqué released by the Prime Minister's Office. (AllAfrica)

Western Sahara - Algerian-South African Joint Declaration in Line With AU Demands

[Algerie Presse Service] Sahrawi Ambassador to South Africa, Mohamed Yeslem Beissat said that the Joint Declaration of Algeria and South Africa was in line with the requirements of the African Union (AU) regarding the need to meet the minimum conditions, namely Resolution 690 and the organization of the referendum to resolve the conflict in Western Sahara. (AllAfrica)

Algiers, Pretoria Agree to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

[Algerie Presse Service] Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabri Boukadoum and South Africa's International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor on Tuesday agreed to strengthen cooperation between Algeria and South Africa in the economic and commercial trade, and welcomed the convergence of views on regional and international issues, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a communiqué. (AllAfrica)

Algerians Committed to Foiling Hostile Schemes, Says Chanegriha

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- Chief of Staff of the People's National Army, Lieutenant General Said Chanegriha, affirmed Sunday the Algerians' commitment to foiling "all hostile schemes which, in a recent past, failed by attempting to employ terrorism and making from it another despicable and destructive mean to achieve suspect and biased objectives." (AllAfrica)

Angolan President Gets Message From Algerian Counterpart

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan head of State João Lourenço received Thursday a message from his Algerian counterpart, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, as part of strengthening of bilateral cooperation. (AllAfrica)

Angola, Algeria Reiterate Commitment to Fight Against Terrorism

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola and Algeria reiterated Thursday in Luanda determination in fighting terrorism, after the countries voiced concern about the hotspots and instability in their sub-regions. (AllAfrica)

Africa Surpasses Three Million Covid-19 Cases, Most in South Africa

[RFI] The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than three million cases have been logged on the continent since the start of the pandemic, with South Africa accounting for more than 30 percent. (AllAfrica)

Minister Naledi Pandor Hosts the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, 12 Jan

[Govt of SA] Minister Pandor to host the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, H E Mr Sabri Boukadoum, on a Working Visit to South Africa (AllAfrica)

29 Players Picked for 2021 Unaf U17 Tournament in Algiers

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- 29 players were picked by coach Najeh Toumi for the 2021 UNAF U17 Tournament, due in Algiers on Januar18-24, with the participation of Libya and Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Minister Pandor to Host Algerian Counterpart

[] Bilateral, continental and international issues will be the subject of discussions between International Relations and Cooperation Minister Dr Naledi Pandor and her Algerian counterpart, Sabri Boukadoum. (AllAfrica)

Africa's Road to Recovery in 2021 Is a Fresh Start

[Chatham House] The continent now has a chance to reshape its relations with the global economy to create greater pan-African prosperity and resilience for future generations. (AllAfrica)

Gor Beaten At Home By Belouizdad, Drop Out of CAF Champions League

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Record Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia have dropped out of the CAF Champions League after losing 2-1 to Algerian side CR Belouizdad in the return leg of the competition's first round in Nairobi on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Mission Impossible - Can Gor Mahia Beat Cr Belouizdad 7-0?

[Nation] Record Kenyan champions Gor Mahia face an uphill task ever in the club's history as they seek to perform an almost impossible task of overturning a 6-0 defeat against CR Belouizdad of Algeria in the second leg of their Caf Champions League first round tie. (AllAfrica)

Gor Players Refuse to Train for Belouizdad Game

[Nairobi News] Gor Mahia could struggle to field a team in Wednesday's Caf Africa Champions League rematch against Algeria's CR Belouizdad of Algeria amid reports the team is on strike. Again. (AllAfrica)

Gor Mahia Official Detained in Algeria Over Unpaid Hotel Bill

[Nation] Gor Mahia treasurer Dolphina Odhiambo has been detained at a hotel in Algiers, Algeria, over an unpaid hotel bill accrued by the club during the festive season, Nation Sport understands. (AllAfrica)

Gor Mahia Official Detained in Algiers Over Unpaid Hotel Bill

[Nairobi News] Gor Mahia treasurer Dolphina Odhiambo has been detained at a hotel in Algiers, Algeria, over an unpaid hotel bill accrued by the club during the festive season, Nairobi News understands. (AllAfrica)

President Tebboune's Return in Announced Deadlines Shows Strong Ties With Citizens

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- The minister of the Communication, spokesman of the Government, Ammar Belhimer, welcomed Wednesday President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's safe return to the country, adding that his return, "within the announced deadlines," was an "opportunity to confirm the relationship of trust, respect, and cohesion between the president and the citizens." (AllAfrica)

President Tebboune Returns to Algiers

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune arrived in Algiers on Tuesday, after he has received medical treatment in a large specialized hospital in Germany, following his contamination with Covid-19. (AllAfrica)

President Tebboune Returns to Country

[Algerie Presse Service] President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Tuesday returned to the country after he received treatment for Covid-19 in Germany. (AllAfrica)

Opec+ - Algeria Played, in 2020, Key Role to Rebalance Oil Market

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- Algeria has played in 2020 a key role in bringing visions closer within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies OPEC+, in order to reach a joint action aimed at rebalancing the oil market which has experienced a drastic drop in demand and prices because of the Covid-19 pandemic. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia, Algeria Vow to Enhance Trade Relations

[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Ethiopia and Algeria have agreed to enhance their trade relations, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (AllAfrica)

Shedding Light On the Hopes and Challenges of Algerian Youth

[Africa Renewal] Shedding light on the hopes and challenges of Algerian youth (AllAfrica)

Western Sahara - France, Spain Are Complacent Towards With Moroccan Occupier

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- France and Spain, two member states of the European Union (EU), are complacent with the Moroccan occupier with regard to Western Sahara conflict, said the Polisario Front representative in Europe and the EU, Oubi Bouchraya, regretting the attitude of these two countries which have shown their willingness to trample on their own rights to please the Moroccan occupation regime. (AllAfrica)

Charfi Rules Out Legislative and Local Elections On Same Day

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-Chairman of the National Independent Authority for Elections (ANIE) Mohamed Charfi on Monday ruled out the organization of the upcoming legislative and local elections on the same day "because the number of magistrates is insufficient." (AllAfrica)

Large Mine Exploitation to Result in Gradual Raw Material Import Cut

[Algerie Presse Service] The year 2021 will be that of a diversified economy driven by several sectors, including mining that will contribute to meeting the needs of manufacturing industries for raw materials through a large exploitation of mining resources, said Minister of Mining Mohamed Arkab. (AllAfrica)

Hapless Gor Mahia Suffer Heavy Defeat in Algeria

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyan League Champions Gor Mahia have a mountain to climb in the return leg of the CAF Champions League second round after succumbing to a heavy 6-0 beating away to Algerian side CR Belouizdad in the opening leg played on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Constitutional Revision Marks 'Qualitative Leap' in Rights, Freedoms

[Algerie Presse Service] The constitutional revision, which will be submitted to a popular referendum on 01 November 2020, marks a "qualitative leap" in human rights and makes the "new Algeria" slogan claimed by the popular movement (Hirak) "a constitutionalized reality," affirmed Saturday Chairman of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) Bouzid Lazhari. (AllAfrica)

Lower House Approves Bill On Protection of Healthcare Personnel

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- The deputies of the People's National Assembly (Lower House) have adopted on Thursday the bill modifying the criminal code on the protection of healthcare personnel. (AllAfrica)