Bouteflika Out - What Now for Algeria?
With President Bouteflika resigning it is clear that Algeria's Renaissance has been ignited. For now, a representative constitutional assembly seems the only way to build on this and ensure a real transition. But until a genuine process is put in place, and aware that Bouteflika's departure is just one stop on the journey, protesters are determined to keep marching every Friday writes, Faten Aggad for African Arguments.
The government said the 18 April election would be postponed, but the people want President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his entrourage to leave power immediately. Read more »
Algeria's constitution council has held a special meeting after Army Chief's Gaid Salah's call to remove the president, reports private TV channel El Bilad. Read more »
As tens of thousands of protesters hope to bring an end to the 20-year-long autocratic rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, some regional autocrats are cracking down on even the ... Read more »
Algeria's president has informed the country's constitutional council of his decision to stand down, state news agency APS has reported. Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation followed ... Read more »