Sudan-Algeria: Politics and the Tokyo Olympics

Sudan-Algeria: Politics and the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, 27 July 2021 – The first big story about Africa’s participation at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics is not about gold medals won or even about sports. Rather it is about the politics of sports and the steps athletes continue to take in the sports arena to...
Algeria: Producing Two COVID-19 Vaccines

Algeria: Producing Two COVID-19 Vaccines

ALGIERS, 16 July 2021 – Algeria will start producing new coronavirus vaccines next September, according to a cabinet minister speaking on state radio. “In addition to the Russian vaccine Sputnik, we will be producing the Chinese Sinovac as well,” Lotfi...
Algeria: Critics of Wedding Practices Slammed as Racist

Algeria: Critics of Wedding Practices Slammed as Racist

PARIS, 2 July 2021 – A French MP has come under fire for criticizing “foreign” dancing and other practices at weddings in France by French nationals of North African descent. Anne Genevard of “Les Republicains” party described “dancing, singing and flag-waving”...
Algeria: New Government Awaited After PM Resigned

Algeria: New Government Awaited After PM Resigned

ALGIERS, 28 June 2021 – Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune is expected to name a new cabinet following the resignation Thursday of the Prime Minister. Tebboune accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad opening the door for the formation of a new...
Africa: Special Cemetery for Migrants

Africa: Special Cemetery for Migrants

ZARZIS, 27 June 2021 – Algerian artist Rashid al-Qurashi has designed a special cemetery in Zarzis, Tunisia, to honor migrants killed as they crossed the sea into Europe. Qureshi has named the cemetery the “Garden of Africa” and says his goal is to ensure the...
Maghreb: EU Provide 20 Million Euros in Aid

Maghreb: EU Provide 20 Million Euros in Aid

GENEVA, 23 June 2021 – The European Commission (EU) will provide 20 million Euros in humanitarian funding to Algeria, Egypt and Libya. “The EU’s assistance will help the most vulnerable people to meet their basic needs, as well as access protection...
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