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Algeria pardons over 100 prisoners under presidential amnesty

Algeria pardons over 100 prisoners under presidential amnesty

AFRICA, ALGERIA, FREEDOM, NORTHERN AFRICA, PAN AFRICA, PRESIDENT, PRISON
30 detainees with final verdict, 71 others who did not receive sentence to be released as of July 21 Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune pardoned 101 people Wednesday who were imprisoned for taking part in anti-government protests. A total of 30 detainees with a final verdict and 71 others who did not receive a sentence due to their activities during the protests by the Hirak movement were pardoned, according to Algerian state television, which cited a statement from the Presidency. Prisoners pardoned by Tebboune on the occasion of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha will be released as of the evening of July 21, the statement said. In March, Tebboune issued a decree calling for early parliamentary elections on June 12, less than a month after dissolving the People's Na...
Sudan: Protesters call for govt resignation over IMF-backed reforms

Sudan: Protesters call for govt resignation over IMF-backed reforms

AFRICA, CRIME, CRISIS, GOVERNMENT, NORTHERN AFRICA, PAN AFRICA, POLITICS, Sudan
Hundreds of people took to the streets on Wednesday in several cities in Sudan to demand the resignation of the government. Behind this angst are the austerity measures put in place as part of reforms supported by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). "No to the policies of international financial institutions" and "The people want the fall of the regime" were some of the slogans heard among the protesters in Khartoum, according to AFP correspondents on site. These demonstrations come less than 24 hours after the IMF announced the release of massive economic aid for Sudan, with a debt relief of 50 billion dollars, representing nearly 90% of the total debt of the country. The popular discontent has been palpable for several months and has increased after the removal of fuel s...
Egypt Launches 2nd Tourist Promotional Campaign Targeting Arab Market

Egypt Launches 2nd Tourist Promotional Campaign Targeting Arab Market

AFRICA, Egypt, NORTHERN AFRICA, TOURISM
Under the slogan "summer in Egypt is a Different Story", Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched the second part of the promotional campaign for Egypt in the Arab market on the most important electronic platforms, social networking sites and major search and reservation platforms. This is an investment in the success and positive results achieved by the first part of the campaign, which was launched on May to promote tourism in Egypt and invite Arab tourists to visit during the summer vacation season and Eid al-Adha. CEO of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority Ahmed Youssef explained that the new promotional content includes a short film and an illustrated promotional content through which the focus was placed on the most important elements of Egypt's tourism an...
How Can CBD Candy Change the Life of a Working Professional?

How Can CBD Candy Change the Life of a Working Professional?

AFRICA, Business, EAST AFRICA, HEALTH, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, INTERNET, NORTH KOREA, NORTHERN AFRICA, Social Media, Twitter, UGANDA, WORLD
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Polls open in Algeria’s tense general elections

Polls open in Algeria’s tense general elections

AFRICA, ALGERIA, DEMOCRACY, ELECTIONS, GOVERNMENT, NORTHERN AFRICA, PAN AFRICA, POLITICS, SUB SAHARA REGION
Polls opened in Algeria on Saturday for a tense election. It's the first legislative polls since former long time President Bouteflika was forced from office in 2019. His replacement President Tebboune says the vote is to tackle corruption and build a "new Algeria". Some 24 million Algerians are called upon to elect the 407 deputies of the National People's Assembly for a five-year term. Voters will have more than 13,000 candidates to choose from- more than half of them listed as an independent. This is the first time that such a large number of independents have come forward to face contenders endorsed by parties largely discredited and held responsible for the crisis in the country. These newcomers, with a vague affiliation, could establish themselves as a new forc...