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Algerian President appoints eight new Ministers

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet on Saturday, replacing a number of ministers. The formal announcement (originally in French) is as follows: “In accordance with […]

Cabinet of Algeria

Abdelmalek Sellal Prime Minister General Ahmed Gaïd Salah Deputy Minister of National Defence, Chief of Staff of the National People’s Army Ramtane Lamamra Minister of State and Minister of Foreign […]

Algeria makes changes to its constitution

Algeria’s parliament adopted a series of constitutional changes on Sunday which are supposed to bring greater democracy to the country. The changes promoted by the ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika were […]

New Ministers announced

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has carried out a further reshuffle of his ministers, appointing new trade, agriculture and youth ministers. The country has been suffering from falling revenues from oil exports […]

President makes sweeping Cabinet changes

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has carried out a wide-ranging Cabinet reshuffle. No explanation was given for the changes but the country is currently suffering from the fall in oil prices and […]

President Bouteflika appoints 34 member Cabinet

Following his recent re-election, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has carried out a complete reorganisation of his Cabinet, appointing 12 new ministers. The 34 member Cabinet includes five women ministers. The full […]

Abdelmalek Sellal reappointed as Prime Minister

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has reappointed Abdelmalek Sellal as his Prime Minister. Sellal stood down from the Prime Ministerial position on 13th March 2014 to run the president’s election campaign. He […]

Bouteflika wins fourth term in office

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been re-elected for his fourth term with a vote of 81.53% in the first round of the presidential election according to the Minister of the Interior […]

Presidential 2014

An election took place on 17 April 2014. Abdelaziz Bouteflika (National Liberation Front) 81.53% Ali Benflis (Independent) 12.18% Abdelaziz Belaid (Front for the Future) 3.36% Louisa Hanoune (Workers’ Party) 1.37% Ali […]

Presidential election today

Algerians are voting in a presidential election today. The incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the National Liberation Front (FLN) is standing again under increasingly controversial circumstances. Aged 77 and having […]