Algeria

Afroinsider News from Algeria, north Africa.

Algeria in north Africa covers 2,381,741 sq km. Around 90 percent of the nation is desert. Algeria is an authoritarian regime. Its economy is largely based on hydrocarbons.

It has the second largest reserves of oil in the African continent. Algeria has the largest defense budget in Africa. It is the largest country in Africa.

Sovereignty

Algeria (Arabic: الجزائر‎‎ al-Jazā’ir; Berber: ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻⵔ, Dzayer; French: Algérie), officially the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.

Its capital and most populous city is Algiers, located in the country’s far north. With an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in Africa.

Borders

Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia, to the east by Libya, to the west by Morocco, to the southwest by the Western Saharan territory, Mauritania, and Mali, to the southeast by Niger, and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea.

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ALGERIA: US major ExxonMobil wants to set up in Algeria

The US major ExxonMobil, the world's largest oil company, plans to set up in Algeria and develop joint...

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ALGERIA: Boumediene Airport Police Seizes £150,000 from Passenger

Police at Houari Boumediene International Airport in Algiers thwarted Wednesday an attempt to smuggle a large sum of...

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ALGERIA: A customs officer found dead in the wilaya of Taref

A macabre discovery, the body, in the state of decomposition of a customs officer was found in his...

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ALGERIA: Justice declares strike of “resident” doctors illegal

A court in Algiers on Wednesday declared "illegal" the strike, which has been underway for two months in...

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ALGERIA: Several Algerian artists sketch the “Guernica” at the Cervantes Institute “Give a chance to peace”

This is the last straight line before the curtain falls on the exhibition organized around the theme, the...

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SEVERAL HUNDRED SUB-SAHARAN MIGRANTS REPATRIATED TO THEIR COUNTRIES

About 800 sub-Saharan migrants were repatriated by the Algerian Red Crescent on Thursday night to their country of...

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ALGERIA: The reasons for the absence of Algeria from G5 Sahel

The joint military force of the G5 Sahel countries with a capacity of 5,000 men, will be operational...

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Algeria Cancels Arms Deal With Russia, Angers Polisario

Rabat – While the separatist group commonly known as the Polisario Front has been eager to receive weapons...

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Algerian Firms Rise To Challenge Of Export Amid Financial Crisis

As many as 483 Algerian public and private companies of different specialties are exhibiting their products at the...

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ALGERIA: Rise In Oil And Gas Boasts Algeria’s Real GDP Growth, Says UN

The rise in oil and gas prices has boosted Algeria's real GDP growth ..." Yesterday, a report by...