Is Sonatrach CEO’s about to be targeted?

Is Sonatrach CEO’s about to be targeted?

Sonatrach CEO Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour may be a next target of Chief of Staff Ahmed Gaïd Salah There has been speculation for some time as to what might happen to Sonatrach’s CEO, Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour, if Abdelaziz Bouteflika was replaced as president. Since Army...
Algeria’s Revolution

Algeria’s Revolution

For over a month the streets of Algiers and most of the country’s other towns and cities have been filled by hundreds of thousands – and in some cases millions – of demonstrators. They have been demanding an end to not only President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s...
Where is Algeria heading?

Where is Algeria heading?

With strong public protest against the Bouteflika regime, it is unclear what the future holds in store for Algeria Throughout March, many political parties, civil society associations, personalities and professional organisations called for mass demonstrations on...
Another mystery on the ‘cocaine coast’

Another mystery on the ‘cocaine coast’

Algeria’s cocaine coast: a 300 kg shipment of cocaine was recovered by the coast guard near Skikda in January Besides the current state of limbo — as Algeria waits for confirmation about whether the ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will run for a fifth term...

The threat of regime implosion in Algeria

A central figure of the regime’s Bouteflika clan, Saïd Bouteflika (left) and Army Chief of Staff General Ahmed Gaïd Salah (right) Algeria is now facing the very real threat of a rupture within the regime. For months, there has been talk about the in-fighting...