Tag: Algeria President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

How Algeria’s army sacrificed a president to keep power

How Algeria’s army sacrificed a president to keep power

When the head of Algeria's army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria, writes James McDougall, a [...]
Young Algerians say goodbye to the man in power for their entire lives

Young Algerians say goodbye to the man in power for their entire lives

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the ailing 82-year-old president of Algeria, handed in his resignation on live TV on the evening of 2 April. Unlike previous pr [...]
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