Covid-19 and oil strangle Algeria

The state cuts its operating expenses but increases the minimum wage. Public debt, which is growing rapidly, should reach 50% of GDP in 2020. By Armelle Bohineust and Fabrice Nodé-Langlois The Algerian government plans to dip hydrocarbon revenues to $ 20.6 billion instead of the $ 37.4 billion provided for in the initial finance law. […]

Death of Idir: the voiceless Kabyle people

The hecatombe, it is the word which returns from now on in the flow of the networks so much the dead follow one another on the side of music. The latest, that of Idir, 70, announced by the family on the official Facebook page: “We regret to announce the death of our father [à tous], […]

Algeria needs to exploit new natural resources

Published on : 05/02/2020 – 12:58 Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced in a television address that his country plans to develop other natural resources than oil and gas. Dependent for decades on hydrocarbons, Algeria needs foreign investors to launch the alternative sectors to black gold. Despite promises to carry out reforms, Algeria remains highly dependent […]

Algerian people celebrate year 1 of Hirak

REPORTAGE – On this anniversary, in Algiers and in many cities, crowds demonstrated against the government. Through Nabia Lahchi Algerians demonstrate against the government on Friday in Algiers, a year after the uprising of the popular uprising that caused former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to abdicate. RAMZI BOUDINA / REUTERS Alger “We are not there to […]

In Algeria, the deaf dialogue between power and the street

Despite President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s proposals for dialogue, the protests continue. One year after the departure of Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Through Melanie matarese Anti-government protesters on the streets of Algiers on February 18, 2020. RYAD KRAMDI / AFP “We are asked all the time how to establish dialogue. The answer is very simple: when the government, which […]

In one year, the Algerian Hirak revolt went from hope to disillusionment

REPORT – One year after the first events, the dispute is still going on. The fall of Bouteflika and major figures in his regime failed to stop the popular wave. But for former veterans of the protests, it is difficult to remain optimistic. Through Nabia Lahchi Anti-government demonstration on Friday at Bordj Bou Arreridj, nicknamed […]