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French journalists urge Algeria to free jailed reporter

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French journalists on Monday demanded the release of Algerian reporter Khaled Drareni, who was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment over his coverage of an anti-government...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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West Africa’s BCEAO central bank reopens in Mali for first time since coup

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The regional branch of West Africa’s BCEAO central bank has reopened in Mali for the first time since a military coup last week, Hamadoun Ba,...
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Africa’s death toll surges to 24,660

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The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa surged to 1,084,687 as...
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Algeria economy rocked by one-two punch of coronavirus crisis

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Currency depreciation, inflation, negative growth, businesses closed: Algeria’s economy has been battered by the one-two punch of the coronavirus crisis and tumbling oil revenues. And...
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Algerian economy contracts 3.9% in first quarter – government

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Algeria’s economy contracted 3.9% in the first quarter this year after a 1.3% growth in the same period in 2019, weakened by the coronavirus lockdown...
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WHO: Africa records 23 per cent increase in coronavirus cases

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Flickr The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is a 23 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Africa in...
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Algeria expects energy revenue to fall $10 billion this year

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Algeria expects its oil and gas revenue to fall to $23 billion this year from $33 billion in 2019, energy minister Abdelmadjid Attar told state...
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Jailed Algerian ex-minister dies of coronavirus

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A former Algerian cabinet minister detained in a corruption case has died from the COVID-19 illness, a news website reported on Saturday, quoting his brother....