December 3, 2022

Africa: World Cup Final 16 – African Performances Mark a Definitive Moment in Football

Analysis - For Africa to have multiple teams go beyond the group phase to reach the Round of 16 in a World Cup is a milestone. The remarkable result at the 2022 men's Fifa World Cup in Qatar - which sees Senegal and Morocco move into the knockout stage is Africa's best performance at the World Cup since 2014. That year both Nigeria and Algeria reached the final 16. This is a pleasing performance after a dismal 2018 World Cup when none of the African representatives went beyond the group stage.
November 25, 2022

Algerian court sentences 49 to death for mob killing amid wildfires

An Algerian court on Thursday (Nov. 24) sentenced 49 people to death over the lynching of Djamel Ben Ismail, a man falsely accused of starting deadly forest fires in August last year. The 49 will likely serve life in prison instead because Algeria has a moratorium on executions.
November 15, 2022

Algeria: Former Sonatrach CEO sentenced to 15 years in prison

The former CEO of Algeria's state-owned oil and gas group Sonatrach, Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for corruption in connection with the purchase of a refinery in Italy, a defense lawyer said.
November 13, 2022

Africa: Reminder – Media Accreditation for TotalEnergies CHAN Algeria 2022 Window

The media accreditation application window for TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) Algeria 2022 is still open.
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