Featured stories about Algeria
- From Sidi Bouzid to Kinshasa: Francophone Africa in 2011 2 January 2012
- Gaddafi's Lost Arsenal, a Threat to the Sahel Region 2 November 2011
- France: Calls for Official Recognition of 1961 Paris Algerian Massacre 31 October 2011
- Poetry Slam Activism in Francophone Africa 17 October 2011
Latest stories about Algeria
27 May 2013
Meet those Internet geeks in the Middle East & North Africa. Global Voices re-posts excerpts of the blog "Hackers in Arab Cities'' by Sabine Blanc & Ophelia Noor. In this...
9 December 2012
In the wake of the anti-Islam film entitled ‘Innocence of Muslims‘, and which was broadcast on YouTube, the Algerian tabloid Chourouk asked its readers in its online edition on how...
8 October 2012
Mitt Romney's foreign policy speech was rapped by netizens across the Arab World today. If elected, Romney pledged to take a more “engaged” foreign policy, as opposed to Obama's wait-and-see...
26 September 2012
Western embassies were targeted by protesters in many Arab nations after an anti-Islamic movie trailer was published online. Yet calls for protests in the capital of Algeria, Algiers, went mostly...
29 August 2012
One study on the quality of life in cities across the world reports that, of the ten least liveable cities, six are situated in Africa. However, another finds that the...
8 August 2012
Algeria's Taoufik Makhlouf clinched gold last night in the men's 1500m race, bringing the Arab world's first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics. Netizens react to win.
6 July 2012
2011 was a tumultuous year for the African continent with revolutions, attempted coups and violent political crises. Unfortunately the union of 53 African states that has as its mission to...
19 June 2012
Algerians on Twitter staged a protest against the state of education in their country, with Aboubakr Benbouzid, the Minister of Education, serving as a focal point. Borrowing from the slogan...
12 May 2012
On May 10, Algeria's first legislative elections since the start of the Arab uprisings were held. Many people expressed their disillusionment with the current political system by not voting.
14 April 2012
Following the death of Ahmed Ben Bella, Arab netizens have remembered the man who was Algeria's first president.