Presidential election campaign kicks off in Algeria

Presidential election campaign kicks off in Algeria

Algeria kicks off presidential campaign, 5 candidates to run By Aomar Ouali, was published yesterday by AP. ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s presidential campaign officially kicked off Sunday with five candidates vying to replace the country’s longtime leader, who was pushed out in April amid sustained protests. Two former prime ministers, Ali Benflis and Abdelmadjid […]

Changing The Migration Horizon From North Africa To Europe

Changing The Migration Horizon From North Africa To Europe

AfroInsider.com posted this interesting view on all migration from and/or through North Africa towards Europe whose future looks as if it could be decided in North Africa. The potential impact of Algeria’s current political instability would not only the country and the region but also Europe. New leadership is coming into power at the European […]

Algeria's military regime going through a thin patch

Algeria’s military regime going through a thin patch

In the aftermath of independence, Algerian leaders called for national unity.  The option for centralizing resources and jobs was justified in the name of this accepted without discussion supreme imperative. Accelerating the state process of economic development meant the concentration of political power for the benefit of the head of state. Today, Algeria’s military regime […]

Support from Gran Canaria for Sahrawi refugees

Support from Gran Canaria for Sahrawi refugees

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) | WFP welcomes support from Gran Canaria for Sahrawi refugees WFP also plans to include gofio in its school feeding programme which benefits more than 40,000 Sahrawi children attending education facilities in the camps. KWACJOK, South Sudan, June 11, 2019/APO Group/ — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has […]

Maghreb Faces Severe Challenges As Population Increases

Maghreb Faces Severe Challenges As Population Increases

By Margot Eliason, writer at Morocco World News. May 24, 2019 Rabat – The Moroccan statistics body High Commission for Planning (HCP) has released a report analyzing the demographic trends of the Maghreb region and their key influencing factors. According to the report, between 1980 and 2018, the population of the Maghreb (Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, […]

A Maghreb Union to promote cooperation and economic integration

In 1989, the five Maghreb countries—Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia—established the Arab Maghreb Union to promote cooperation and economic integration. Thirty years later, there is still a largely untapped potential for regional trade among Maghreb countries. Chart of The Week: Expanding Trade Across The Maghreb By Ramzy Al Amine, Jean-François Dauphin, and Alexei Kireyev […]

Burial Plot

Originally posted on An Englishwoman in Algeria:
I strained to look through the airport window at the passengers disembarking from the flight from London, searching for my husband amongst the sea of anonymous faces. The last of the passengers trailed through the sliding doors and there was still no sign of T. In desperation, I went…