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Algeria's new prime minister is promising to create a government within days as the country faces mass protests calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.
Hundreds of school teachers and students protested in the Algerian capital on Wednesday amid fears that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika plans to extend his two-decade rule.
France’s Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to abandon his quest for a fifth term in power opened a new chapter in the country’s history.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who withdrew Monday from a bid to win a fifth term in office, has had persistent health woes leading to several periods in hospital over more than a decade.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who on Monday announced he is pulling out of a bid for a fifth term, is Algeria's longest-serving president and a veteran of the independence struggle who held on to power during years of ill health.
More than 1,000 Algerian judges said they would refuse to oversee the country’s election in April if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika contests it.
Large crowds are gathering in the Algerian capital, Algiers, for yet another protest against four-term President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Thousands of Algerians took part in renewed protests in the capital and other cities on Tuesday, calling on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down and rejecting his offer to not serve a full term after elections in April.
New protests broke out in the Algerian capital on Sunday against a fifth term for ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who faced a midnight deadline to register for April elections.
Dozens of students protested in the Algerian capital on Sunday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika seeking a fifth term, as a deadline loomed for the leader to formally submit his candidacy.
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika sacked his veteran campaign manager Saturday, state media reported, following mass protests against the ailing leader's decision to stand for a fifth term in office.
An Algerian protester died in a mass march against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in office, a government official and a family member said on Saturday.
Algerian police arrested Thursday a dozen journalists protesting “censorship” of coverage of demonstrations against a fifth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, as the prime minister compared the rallies to those that sparked Syria’s war.
Thousands of students on Tuesday joined a growing protest movement in Algeria against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term, with rallies in and around the capital and other cities.
Algeria's prime minister on Monday insisted voters would determine if ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika gets a fifth term at the ballot box, after major protests against his candidacy.
Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.
Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.
An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.
Prof. Rasaki Bakare, Dean, Post Graduate School, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, has said the institution runs 60 post graduate programmes across 30 departments.
The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Koji, on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of two police personnel, Asp. Abdullahi Maisaje and Sgt. Usman Ibrahim, while they were on election duty.
The Federal Government is committed to ensuring a stable financial system in the country, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has said.
At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said Saturday.
The absence of the prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the continuation of trial of former Oyo State Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.