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President of Republic Receives UNHCR Representative in Algeria

[SPS] Shaheed Alhafed -President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, received Monday the representative of UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Algeria, Hamdi Bukhari, following the end of his duties, in the presence of President of the Sahrawi Red Crescent, Buhbeini Yahya, and assistants of the UN official. (AllAfrica)

Colourism Taints Second Black Miss Algeria's Victory

[This is Africa] Khadija Ben Hamou beat 16 contestants to become only the second black Miss Algeria in history. Although she is set to represent this North African country at Miss World 2019, her victory has been mired in racial abuse. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Significantly Contributes to Stability in Region, Arab World

[Algerie Presse Service] Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel hosted a conference Thursday in Copenhagen on Algeria's contribution to stabilizing the region and the Arab world and its counterterrorism and deradicalization experience. (AllAfrica)

Miss Algeria Khadija Benhamou Fights Back After Racist Comments

[allAfrica] Cape Town -The organisers of Miss Algeria have defended 2019's winner after racist comments and the publication of "degrading and retouched photos". (AllAfrica)

Algerian Community Abroad Gets Access to Housing Programme in 2018

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Housing sector was marked in 2018 by a diversification in the offer with new options adapted to the needs and resources of citizens and the opening of the public promotional housing (LPP) programme to national community abroad. (AllAfrica)

World Bank Raises Algeria's Growth Forecasts for 2019-2020

[Algerie Presse Service] Washington -The World Bank has raised its growth forecasts for the Algerian economy in 2019 and 2020, according to the updated forecasts of this international financial institution, published Tuesday, in Washington. (AllAfrica)

Tamazight Academy, New Asset for Promoting the Language in All Its Varieties

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The effective establishment of the Algerian Academy of the Tamazight Language with the appointment of its president and its members constitutes a new asset for the promotion of the development of the Tamazight Language in all its varieties. (AllAfrica)

President's Leadership, Strong Institutions Make Algeria Stable Country

[Algerie Presse Service] Speaking at a meeting with representatives of the national community in Denmark on Wednesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdelkader Messahel said that Algeria was a stable country thanks to the foresighted leadership of President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the people's commitment to surmounting the hardest moments of their history and the performance of state institutions. (AllAfrica)

Libya Crisis - Algeria, Libya Reiterate Support to UN Settlement Plan

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel and United Nations secretary general's special representative and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, stressed Monday their unwavering commitment to helping Libyan people getting out of the crisis shaking the country, emphasizing the need to implement the UN settlement plan. (AllAfrica)

Education Sector Ready for End-of-Year Exams, Says Benghabrit

[Algerie Presse Service] ALGIERS-Education Minister, Nouria Benghabrit said Sunday that "everything is ready" for the end-of-year exams, which concern 812,056 primary school students, 630,728 middle-school exam students and 674,120 baccalaureate examinees. (AllAfrica)

Non-Hydrocarbon Growth - Algerian Companies Likely to Take Up Challenge

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The Algerian companies are likely to take up the challenge of the non-hydrocarbon economic growth by targeting more foreign markets, underlined Monday, in Algiers, Minister of Finance Abderrahmane Raouya. (AllAfrica)

Ghassan Salamé On a Visit to Algeria On 7 - 8 Jan

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -UN Special Envoy, Chief of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salamé will pay a working visit to Algeria on 7 -8 January 2019, announced Sunday the Foreign Ministry. (AllAfrica)

Upper House Partial Renewal - Constitutional Council Proclaims Final Results

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Constitutional Council proclaimed Friday, in a statement, the final results of the election renewing half the members of the Council of the Nation (Upper House), which took place last Saturday, confirming provisional results announced Monday with the exception of those of the province of Ourgla and Illizi. (AllAfrica)

Algerian 'Pros Limit' to Help Simba

[Daily News] ALGERIA'S limitation of foreign players in Algerian Premier League is likely to give Simba a big relief ahead of their clash against JS Saoura in Dar es Salaam next Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Satellite Telecommunications - Algeria Makes Major Progress in 2018

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria made in 2018 major progress in mastering space telecommunications with the successful broadcasting of public television and radio channels from the new Algerian satellite Alcomsat-1, and with the launch of distance learning and telemedicine programmes via this satellite. (AllAfrica)

Partial Renewal of Council of the Nation - Fln Party Consolidates Its Majority Party Position

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The provisional results of the elections for the partial renewal of the Council of the Nation, held on Saturday, allowed the National Liberation Front (FLN) party to consolidate its position of majority party. Thus, the party achieved a large victory by claiming 29 seats out of the 48, followed, at a distant second by the National Democratic Rally (RND) with 10 members will sit at the Parliament's Upper House. (AllAfrica)

Upper House Partial Renewal - Constitutional Council Proclaims Provisional Results

[Algerie Presse Service] The Constitutional Council on Monday evening proclaimed the provisional results of the election of half of the members of the Council of the National (Upper House), which took place Saturday evening countrywide. (AllAfrica)

Algeria Reiterates Consistent Position in Favour of Palestinian Cause

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of National Solidarity, Family and Women's Affairs Ghania Eddalia reiterated, in a meeting with the Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Algiers Louai Mahmoud Taha Aissa, on Wednesday, Algeria's constant position in favour of the question of Palestine. (AllAfrica)

Non-Conventional Financing Successfully Managed

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The governor of the Bank of Algeria (BA), Mohamed Loukal, said Sunday the non-conventional financing has been "successfully" managed so far, despite the hazards relating to the inflationary pressures. (AllAfrica)

Xi Calls for Advancing China-Algeria Teamwork

[Focac] Xi made the comment on Thursday in exchanging written congratulations with his Algerian counterpart, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Exporting Has Become Culture Among Algerian Entrepreneurs

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia welcomed Thursday the fact that more Algerian operators are accessing foreign markets, considering that export has become "a culture" among the Algerian entrepreneurs. (AllAfrica)

Xi Pledges Further Development of China-Algeria Strategic Partnership

[Focac] Thursday marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relationship between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Algeria, China Mark 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties

[Focac] Algiers -Algeria and China celebrated the 60th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic ties on Wednesday, as the North African nation issued a new postal stamp to mark this event. (AllAfrica)

Asian Infrastructure Bank Approves Applications of Six More Countries

[Focac] The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced on Wednesday that its Board of Governors has approved the membership applications of six more countries, bringing AIIB's total approved members to 93. (AllAfrica)

Algeria, China - Exceptional Achievements in 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria and China welcomed Wednesday, in Algiers, the "exceptional achievements" made in various fields as part of the cooperation relations, reiterating their "conviction" of the need to develop this bilateral cooperation and raise it to the highest level for the two countries' mutual benefit. (AllAfrica)

Roadmap Defining Main Lines of National Export Strategy

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Trade Saïd Djellab said Tuesday that 2019 "will be the year of non-hydrocarbon exports promotion, mainly through a roadmap defining the main lines of the national export strategy. (AllAfrica)

Algiers, Seoul Eye Boosting Strategic Partnership

[ANGOP] Algiers -Algeria and South Korea agreed on Tuesday that a great potential can be exploited in their bilateral partnership. (AllAfrica)

Vipers Ponder On Wasswa, Lwanga Replacements As Team Heads to Algeria

[Monitor] Kampala -Without defensive kingpin Geoffrey Wasswa, Vipers look like every pundit's side to concede a goal in every game they play. (AllAfrica)

What Mandela and Fanon Learned From Algeria's Revolution in the 1950s

[The Conversation Africa] On the fifth anniversary of South African statesman Nelson Mandela's death, it's worthwhile to remember how his thinking moved from violence to reconciliation as the solution to undoing apartheid. (AllAfrica)

Catholic Church Beatifies 19 Murdered Clerics From Algeria's Civil War

[Deutsche Welle] The beatification ceremony, held in the Algerian city of Oran, was the first of its kind in a Muslim nation. The Roman Catholic clergy were killed between 1994 and 1996 during the decade-long conflict. (AllAfrica)

Algeria to Use Home Stars Against Gambia

[Foroyaa] Algerian coach Djamel Belmadi has revealed his plans to field an Algerian side dominated by home-based stars against Gambia. (AllAfrica)