NFF Ponders Two Friendlies for Super Eagles After Qualifier Against Algeria

[Guardian] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), which begins its yearly general assembly in Jos tomorrow, is pondering reported overtures from two unnamed countries for friendly matches with the Super Eagles immediately after next month’s Russia 2018…

[Guardian] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), which begins its yearly general assembly in Jos tomorrow, is pondering reported overtures from two unnamed countries for friendly matches with the Super Eagles immediately after next month's Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Mikel, Ighalo Ready to Play in Algeria

[Vanguard] Contrary to reports that China-based Super Eagles duo, John Obi Mikel and Odion Ighalo may not be needed by coach Gernot Rohr for their last World Cup qualification game in Algeria, both players are ready to make themselves available if call…

[Vanguard] Contrary to reports that China-based Super Eagles duo, John Obi Mikel and Odion Ighalo may not be needed by coach Gernot Rohr for their last World Cup qualification game in Algeria, both players are ready to make themselves available if called upon.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

We Want to Win Against Algeria – Rohr

[Vanguard] Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he will want to win the last Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Algeria even when he said he would field a much changed side, in Algiers.

[Vanguard] Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he will want to win the last Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Algeria even when he said he would field a much changed side, in Algiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

For Struggling Herders, “Drought Stops Everything”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chemora -Squinting under a relentless sun, Houssin Ghodbane watches his son tend a flock of 120 of their sheep. Heads bowed, the sheep slowly search for sparse vegetation poking through the parched, crunchy soil.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chemora -Squinting under a relentless sun, Houssin Ghodbane watches his son tend a flock of 120 of their sheep. Heads bowed, the sheep slowly search for sparse vegetation poking through the parched, crunchy soil.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Leading News Website TSA Partially Blocked in Algeria

[RSF] The TSA website has been inaccessible via Algérie Télécom, the country’s state-owned traditional Internet Service Provider, and via Mobilis, the state-owned mobile Internet provider, since 5 October.

[RSF] The TSA website has been inaccessible via Algérie Télécom, the country's state-owned traditional Internet Service Provider, and via Mobilis, the state-owned mobile Internet provider, since 5 October.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Algeria Should Accept Key UPR Recommendations On Freedom of Speech, Assembly and Association

[HRW] Algerian authorities have a track record of resorting to criminal prosecutions against bloggers, journalists and media figures for peaceful speech, using articles in the penal code criminalizing “offending the president,” “insulting state officia…

[HRW] Algerian authorities have a track record of resorting to criminal prosecutions against bloggers, journalists and media figures for peaceful speech, using articles in the penal code criminalizing "offending the president," "insulting state officials" or "denigrating Islam." They have also prosecuted labor activists who organized or called for peaceful demonstrations on charges such as "unauthorized gathering," and they continue to ban demonstrations in Algiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Algerians to Train Police in CCTV Camera Handling

[Observer] The director general of the Algerian National Security, Maj Gen Abdelghani Hamel has said his country will train Uganda’s police personnel in the proper handling of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to fight crime.

[Observer] The director general of the Algerian National Security, Maj Gen Abdelghani Hamel has said his country will train Uganda's police personnel in the proper handling of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to fight crime.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Zambia Seek Historic Double Over Algeria

[CAF] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda believes his team has the character hold their own in Constantine on Tuesday against Algeria in the final leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier Group B double-header.

[CAF] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda believes his team has the character hold their own in Constantine on Tuesday against Algeria in the final leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier Group B double-header.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Stop Persecuting a Religious Minority

[HRW] Beirut -The arrest of Mohamed Fali, president of Algeria’s Ahmadiyya community on August 28, 2017, is the latest example of a crackdown on the religious minority, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Beirut -The arrest of Mohamed Fali, president of Algeria's Ahmadiyya community on August 28, 2017, is the latest example of a crackdown on the religious minority, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria