The Algerian economy is under stress

The Algerian economy is under stress

A number of sectors in the Algerian economy are experiencing serious difficulties related to the current political crisis and the associated anti-corruption campaign. The result could tip the country into recession by the end of the year. The Association Générale des...
The dismantling of Bouteflikism

The dismantling of Bouteflikism

Army Chief of Staff General Ahmed Gaïd Salah’s moves against opposition political parties in will only inflame the tensions between the army and the large scale weekly demonstrations The move to arrest former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s powerful younger...
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...