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Establishment Wants Quick Elections. Protesters See It As a Trap

[African Arguments] On Friday 6 September, pro-democracy protesters took the streets across Algeria for the 29th week in a row. On this occasion, one demonstrator brandished a placard reading "You can give your speech but I will not vote against my country". Others chanted "Listen Gaid, this is a civilian state. Listen Gaid, this is not a military state". (AllAfrica)

Black Meteors Pip Algeria to Book Africa U-23 Champs Ticket

[Ghanaian Times] Ghana coach Ibrahim Tanko has lauded the mentality of his players after pulling a win against Algeria to qualify for the 2019 CAF U23 Cup of Nations finals. (AllAfrica)

Justice Minister Presents Bills On Election Independent Authority, Electoral System

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Justice Belkacem Zeghmati presented on Wednesday the organic bill on national independent authority of elections and the organic bill on electoral system in a plenary session at the People's National Assembly, chaired by its speaker Slimane Chenine. (AllAfrica)

Gor Braced for Tricky USM Alger Test Amid Uncertainties

[Nation] Gor Mahia's plans for this weekend's continental assignment in Algeria remain uncertain, but nevertheless, defender Wellington Ochieng has equated the challenge ahead to a 'game of the season' for the 18-time Kenyan champions. (AllAfrica)

Black Meteors Dare Fennec Foxes in Algiers

[Ghanaian Times] Ghana's Black Meteors will have all to play for today when they take on the Fennec Foxes of Algeria in the second leg final qualifier for the CAF U-23 AFCON tournament in Setif, Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Why Gor Mahia's Trip to Algeria is in Jeopardy

[Nation] Gor Mahia's traveling plans for Sunday's first round Caf Champions league first leg tie against USM Algiers now lies in limbo after the Ministry of Sports declined to grant their request for provision of return air tickets from Algeria. (AllAfrica)

Head of State Chairs Council of Ministers Meeting

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Head of the State Abdelkader Bensalah, chaired Monday in Algiers a meeting of the Council of Ministers devoted to the examination and the adoption of several bills (AllAfrica)

Presidential Election Is "The Way to Exit the Crisis," Says Army Chief

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The presidential election, Algeria is poised to organize, constitutes "the way to exit the crisis" the country is going through, said Monday in Algiers Lieutenant General Ahmed Gad Salah, Deputy Minister, Chief of Staff of the People's National Army (ANP). (AllAfrica)

Dialogue Panel Efforts to Enable Algeria to Hold Election

[Algerie Presse Service] The efforts made by the National Panel for Dialogue and Mediation are likely to "enable Algeria to engage in the electoral process in a climate of national consensus" and thus hold a free and fair elections, Head of State Abdelkader Bensalah said on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Tightening the Screws On Protests

[HRW] Algeria's authorities have jailed dozens of people for peaceful protests in the six months since the beginning of a wave of street demonstrations that forced the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Human Rights Watch said today. (AllAfrica)

Meteors Skipper Yeboah Predicts Victory Over Algeria

[Ghanaian Times] The skipper of the national U-23 team, the Black Meteors, Yaw Yeboah has predicted a massive victory over the Fennec Foxes of Algeria in their African U-23 Cup of Nations qualifier at the Accra Sports Stadium tomorrow. (AllAfrica)

Looking Back to Move Forward - the First Pan-African Cultural Festival in Algeria, 1969

[Fahamu] Five decades ago thousands gathered in Algiers to recommit to revolutionary transformation around the world. (AllAfrica)

Update On Algeria - Assessing the Role of Credit in the Moroccan Economy

[Moroccan American Center] One of the potential calamities or blessings, depending on your point of view, of the continued stand-off between the Army and demonstrators in Algeria is its deepening economic stagnation. So far the Army has not demonstrated that it has the capacity to manage security, political, and economic challenges at the same time. It has continued with a non-aggressive security posture towards the demonstrators, which worries some that this focus is giving terrorists and militants along the southern and eastern bo (AllAfrica)

Olympic Qualifier - Falcons Beat Algeria 3-0 On Aggregate, Through to 3rd Round

[Daily Trust] The Super Falcons moved to the third round of CAF's 2020 Tokyo Women Football Qualifiers after beating Algeria 1-0 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Tuesday to qualify 3-0 aggregate. (AllAfrica)

Education Minister Kicks Off New School Year 2019-2020 From Ghardaia

[Algerie Presse Service] Ghardaia (Algeria) -Minister of National Education Abdelhakim Belabed on Wednesday officially opened the new school year 2019-2020 from Ghardaia (600-km south of Algiers) as more than nine million pupils are expected to join classes nationwide. (AllAfrica)

Super Falcons Stars, Oshoala, Ordega Return for Clash With Algeria

[Daily Trust] Reigning African champions, the Super Falcons have their eyes on another convincing victory over their counterparts from Algeria in the Tokyo 2010 Olympics qualifiers today at the Agege Township stadium in Lagos. (AllAfrica)

Is Africa Ready for Weapons That Call Their Own Shots?

[ISS] Robotic weapons that once activated can select and attack targets without any further human intervention are being developed by the United States, China, Russia, the United Kingdom, South Korea and Israel. Often listed as part of the 'third revolution' in warfare, after conventional weapons and nuclear weapons, lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS) will be unpredictable on the battlefield. (AllAfrica)

Cash-Strapped USM Alger Say They Can't Honour Gor Mahia Match

[Nairobi News] Cash-strapped Algerian club, USM Alger, is on the verge of pulling out of this season's Caf Champions League, a decision that will hand Kenya's Gor Mahia direct passage to the lucrative group stage of the competition. (AllAfrica)

Hassan Rabehi Appointed Acting Minister of Culture

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The Head of State, Abdelkader Bensalah, on Sunday has appointed Minister of Communication and Government's Spokesman Hassan Rabehi, as acting minister of Culture, the Presidency of the Republic said in a statement. (AllAfrica)

Culture Minister Resigns After Deadly Stampede at Rap Concert

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Algeria's culture minister has resigned after the deaths of five young music fans in a stampede at a rap concert, the BBC reports. (AllAfrica)

Falconets Beat Algeria to Qualify for Gold Medal Match

[This Day] Nigeria's Falconets defeated Algeria 3-0 on Monday in Rabat to book the ticket to the gold medal match of the 2019 African Games. (AllAfrica)

Five People Killed in Stampede At Algiers Rap Concert

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Algiers/Algeria -At least five people were killed in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source said. (AllAfrica)

Stampede At Rap Concert Leaves Five Dead - Reports

[allAfrica] Cape Town -At least five people were killed in a stampede at a rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source has told Reuters. (AllAfrica)

Human Rights Watch Official Deported

[HRW] New York -Algerian authorities deported a Human Rights Watch official, Ahmed Benchemsi, on August 19, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities detained him for 10 hours and seized his passports, holding them for 10 days before deporting him. (AllAfrica)

Changing the Migration Horizon From North Africa to Europe

[ISS] New leadership is coming into power at the European Union (EU). In July, newly elected and re-elected members of parliament began their work at the European Parliament. In November the top leadership will change. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Star Bennacer Moves From Empoli to AC Milan

[RFI] AC Milan on Sunday announced the signing of the Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer. (AllAfrica)

Harambee Stars Forward Joins Algerian Giants

[Nation] Harambee Stars striker Masoud Juma has joined Algerian side Jeunesse Sportive de Kabylie on a three-year deal. (AllAfrica)

Where to From Here in Algeria?

[ISS] It is Friday in Algeria. Once again - as they have for 23 weeks - protesters will fill the streets of cities across the country. Their ranks represent a cross-section of Algeria: young and old, men and women, office workers and labourers. All marching peacefully, many draped in Algerian flags, calling for democracy and civil rights. (AllAfrica)

The Cure for Algeria's Football Ills

[New Frame] Cairo -Djamel Belmadi wants to celebrate his one-year anniversary next month as Algeria's national coach with a gold medal from the Africa Cup of Nations. (AllAfrica)

What Does an Afcon Final Mean to Algeria?

[New Frame] In the year Algerians toppled their long-standing dictator, the national football team is 90 minutes from Africa Cup of Nations glory. The key question is what this means for Algerians. (AllAfrica)

Conference On Cereal Sector Development in Algiers Saturday

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -A conference on the development of cereal sector will be held at Abdelatif-Rahal International Conference Centre in Algiers on Saturday, announced Tuesday the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fishing in a statement. (AllAfrica)