Category: World News

Military Drills in Gas-Rich Algeria Put Focus on Russian Ties

Algeria and Russia began their first joint military exercises on Algerian soil amid Western concerns over Moscow’s deepening ties with the North African nation that’s a key energy supplier for Europe. The Desert Shield anti-terrorism training began Wednesday in the sparsely-populated Bechar province, near Algeria’s border with long-time rival Morocco, […]

AfDB President Commends King Mohammed of Morocco and OCP

The President of African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the King of Morocco, King Mohammed VI (Founder of University Mohammed VI Polytechnic) for opening up a new environment for all Africans to acquire knowledge through quality university education. He made this known during his visit to inspect the […]

Morocco starts construction of an anti-Covid vaccine plant

The Asharq Al-Awsat reported that the official news agency MAP said, Morocco on Thursday inaugurated construction of an anti-Covid vaccine manufacturing plant in partnership with Swedish firm Recipharm. MAP said that the factory to be known as Sensyo Pharmatech will produce vaccines against coronavirus and other diseases, with production expected […]

Africa’s Great Honoured At 3rd Tarj Forum And & Trade Fair In Kigali 

The Third edition of The Africa Regional Journal (TARJ) Forum and trade fair opened in the Rwandan political capital Kigali on 26th November 2021. The theme for the awards was ‘Promoting Free Movement of persons, goods and services across Africa with the theme for the forum being ‘The African Free […]

Wicker Blasts Authoritarian Abuse Of Interpol

Floor Speech Highlights Influence Of Despots Over International Law Enforcement U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Ranking Member on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, today called attention to the abuse of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) by dictatorial and authoritarian regimes in a speech on the Senate […]

Eminent African Personalities Underline ‘Illicit, Anachronistic and Unjustified’ Character of Presence of Sadr within AU

Several eminent African personalities, including former ministers, politicians, civil society actors, journalists, economists and academics on Friday unaderlined in Kinshasa the particular context of the admission of the so-called ‘Sadr’ into the African Union (AU), noting the “illicit, anachronistic and unjustified” character of this ghostly and non-state entity within the […]

Joint Letter: Algerian Authorities’ Alarming Crackdown on Pro-Democracy Forces during HRC 47

As the 47th session of the Human Rights Council began in Geneva on June 21, 2021, Human Rights Watch, together with 81 domestic and international civil society groups, called on states to address the worsening human rights situation in Algeria, which has involved cracking down on peaceful Algerian protesters, journalists, […]