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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North Africa: Algeria Reaffirms Western Sahara ‘Is a Decolonization Issue Between Polisario Front, Morocco’

The Western Sahara conflict is a decolonization issue between the Polisario Front and Morocco, affirmed Tuesday in New...

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South Africa: Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers Undertakes Working Visit to the Saharawi Refugee Camps in Tindouf, South West Algeria, 12 to 15 Oct

press release Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers will undertakes Working Visit to Saharawi Refugee Camps in Tindouf, South West...

10th Meeting of JMMC – Producing Countries Continue to Seek ‘Balanced’ Oil Market

The Joint OPEC-non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) convened in Algiers, for its tenth meeting, said that the despite...

Migration Likely to Influence Trade Talks During Merkel Visit

Chancellor Merkel is headed for Algeria to find ways to boost trade with the Mediterranean nation. But the...

Algeria to Repatriate All Its Nationals in Illegal Situation in Germany

Algiers -Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia said Monday in Algiers that Algeria will repatriate all its nationals who are...

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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...