COAT OF ARMS
Government: Presidential Republic
Current President: Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Population: 40,400,000 (2016)
Land Size: 2.4 million sq km (919,595 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Mon - Apr 24, 2017: Zimbabweans Poorest, Survey Finds, But Who's the Wealthiest? - AllAfrica News: Algeria
[Namibian] NAMIBIANS are the third wealthiest people in Africa, according to an April 2017 report by Mauritius' AfrAsia Bank and Johannesburg-based market research firm New World Wealth.
- Fri - Apr 14, 2017: Legislative election of 4 May - Arab League to dispatch 100 observers - AllAfrica News: Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -At least 100 observers will be dispatched by the Arab League to Algeria by the end of March, ahead of the legislative elections of 4 May, said Monday in Algiers the head of the League's Electoral Affairs Department, Ambassador Hadia Sabry.
- Fri - Apr 14, 2017: Four homemade mines, explosives discovered Sunday in Tizi Ouzou - AllAfrica News: Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Four homemade mines and explosives were discovered Sunday in Tizi Ouzou by units of the People's National Army (ANP) following a combing and search operation, announced Sunday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
- Fri - Apr 14, 2017: Mebarki received by Malian Premier - AllAfrica News: Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Vocational Training Mohamed Mebareki has been received Friday in Bamako by the Malian Premier Modibo Keita, announced the ministry in a communiqué.
- Fri - Apr 14, 2017: Next legislative elections, crowning of process to strengthen country's stability - AllAfrica News: Algeria
[Algerie Presse Service] Al Oued (Algeria) -Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Saturday, in El Oued, that the legislative elections of 4 May will be "the crowning of the process to strengthen the country's stability and its democratic choice."