Algeria News


Friday, 12-19-14, 13:50Africa's Economy Set for Dramatic Changes - Carlos Lopes[Africa Renewal]Following the launch of the 2014 Economic Report on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria, Mr. Carlos Lopes, the executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, attended the New York launch of the same report. The report addresses two essential questions: what are the right policies for industrialization and what role can the private and public sectors play? In an exclusive interview with Africa Renewal's Kingsley Ighobor, Mr. Lopes explored these issues and identified countries holding read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 11:25Legal Probe Into Death of Cameroonian Football Player Ebosse[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Minister of Justice Tayeb Louh announced Thursday the opening of a judicial inquiry into the death of JSK football club's player, Cameroonian Albert Ebosse, on the order of the public prosecutor's office, which has accomplished the preliminary investigations into the case. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 17:11Iran Supports Algeria's Efforts to Restore Peace in Mali, Libya, Stresses Ambassador[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Ambassador of Iran to Algiers Reda Amiri reiterated Wednesday in Algiers, his country's support to the efforts of Algeria for restoration of security and stability in Mali and reconciliation in Libya. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 11:05New Power Plant of Hassi Messaoud to Be Operational By Next Summer[Algerie Presse Service]Ouargla -The new power plant, under construction in Hassi Messaoud (80 km Ouargla), will be operational by the summer of 2015, said Tuesday in Ouargla, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Electricity and Gas Distribution Company (Sonelgaz). read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 11:04Settlement of Malian Crisis - Ecowas Expresses 'Gratitude' to Algeria, Hails Its 'Key' Role[Algerie Presse Service]Abuja -The Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) expressed gratitude to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for the "key" role of Algeria to reach a peaceful and lasting solution to the crisis in Mali. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 14:08Islamist Calls for Algerian Author Daoud to Be Executed for French TV Remarks[RFI]A hardline Islamist preacher has called for Algeria's Goncourt-shortlisted author Kamel Daoud to be executed for apostasy, following an appearance on French TV in which the writer called on the Arab world to "resolve the God question". read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 12:52Malian Parties 'Not Far From' Agreement, Says Diop[Algerie Presse Service]Bamako -Malian Foreign Minister Abdoulay Diop said the different Malian parties "are not far from an agreement," calling those parties to do a "maximum" effort to bring peace process in Mali to a successful conclusion. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 18:20Army Arrests 16 African Smugglers, Seizes Large Quantity of Food in in Guezzam[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Sixteen (16) smugglers of African different nationalities were arrested Monday in Guezzam by a detachment of the People's National Army (ANP), which also seized a large quantity of food, the National Defence Ministry said Tuesday in a statement. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 10:305th Arab Congress On Fishery Resources, Food Security Kicks Off in Algiers[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The 5th Arab Congress on Investment and Exploitation of Fishery Resources and Food Security started Monday in Algiers with the participation of several Arab ministers and representatives of Arab and regional organizations. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 10:30Air Algerie-K'air BV Litigation - U.S.$2 Million Are Not Financial Guarantee[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -The national airline company Air Algerie affirmed Sunday that the sum of $2 million, claimed by the Dutch company K'Air BV which concluded a contract with Air Algerie to purchase planes out of service, is not a financial guarantee. read more...


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