Abdelaziz Bouteflika

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  • Algeria After Independence Essay

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    After independence (1962-1999) The Evian Accords which were signed in 1962 giving Algeria immediate independence and French aid to help reconstruct the country. The French Sahara with its oil resources was also handed over to Algeria. In return the FLN guaranteed protection and civil rights for the French Algerians choosing to remain in the country, and the option of choosing either French or Algerian nationality after three years. Eight years of war had shattered Algeria. There had been more than

  • Political Structure Of The Government

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    amount of power. He can appoint or dismiss the prime minister, act as the commander in chief of the armed forces, and more. Currently the president is Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in office since 1999. Ideally, there is a presidential election every 5 years, with a limit of 2 terms per president. However, it seems as if President Bouteflika is not going to abide by that provision (Country Profile, Algeria 17). Algeria’s legislative branch is a

  • The Arab Region

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    The Arab region has a conspicuous dilemma regarding countries’ inability to develop into democratic nations. One would expect that because of historical events and transformations in government policies that at least a few of the Arab nations would emerge as democracies. And yet, none have been able to do so. There are several factors that may cause this democracy deficit in the region, but one must realize that every country has its own specific and unique case. Arab countries of the Middle East

  • History : President Abdelaziz Bouteflika 's Stroke

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    One of the most important events in recent Algerian history is President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s stroke in April of 2014. Since his stroke, he has made very few public appearances and continues to prove less and less able to effectively govern Algeria. Bouteflika has been president of Algeria since his election in 1999. Following his election he brought the country out of a civil war with radical insurgents stabilizing the country’s economy. The Algerian president’s deteriorating health has become

  • The Middle East

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    The different governments that have emerged in the Middle East are being destroyed one after the other which shows how stability has not been achieved in the last century during post colonial times. Post colonial refers to anything, which is occurring or existing after the end of the colonial era. Colonial means a country or even a area under the full control of another country and run by people from such country settling in the country which is under control. Algeria On the 1st July 1962 a vote

  • Imperialism In Algeria Research Paper

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    the west by Morocco, to the southwest by Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, to the southeast by Niger, and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea. The country is a semi-presidential republic consisting of 48 provinces and 1,541 communes. Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been President since 1999. Ancient Algeria has known many empires and dynasties, including ancient Numidians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Vandals, Byzantines, Umayyads, Abbasids, Idrisid, Aghlabid, Rustamid, Fatimids, Zirid, Hammadids

  • Algeria 's Institutional Framework And The Country 's Challenging Business Environment

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    Introduction With 39.21 million inhabitants and a Gross Domestic Product of $210.2 billion in 2013, Algeria is the 8th most populous country and has the 4th largest economy within the African Continent. Classified by the World Bank as an upper middle income country, Algeria’s economy is primarily dominated by state-entities although the country began opening up the economy to both foreign and private domestic participation in the mid-1990s.After posting low growth during the civil wars in the 1990s

  • Busa 3000 Country Paper

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    Country Background Algeria, officially known as the Peoples' Democratic Republic of Algeria, is located in Northern Africa. It borders the countries of Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Libya, Tunisia, and the disputed land of Western Sahara. Algeria has a prominent coastline, and its capital city of Algiers is located on a bay of the Mediterranean Sea. The territorial size of the country is 2,381,740 square kilometers (919,594 square miles) which is more than three times the size of Texas (U

  • Algeria, The Largest Country Of Africa

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    Algeria, the largest country in Africa, is home to 39 million people. The native language is Arabic and the common currency is dinar. From 2010 to 2015 the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has increased from $4,349.00 to $5,836.00, with a population density of 16 inhabitants per square kilometer. Algeria’s GDP is among the highest of Africa’s countries, compared to Egypt whose GDP is $3314.00 per capita. From an economics standpoint, Algeria operates almost identical to the United States having there

  • Different Cultures And Groups Of People

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    workers when most fled during the war. Bella’s rule did not last long as a coup took place in 1965 and he was overthrown and replaced by Houari Boumedienne. His presidency would last until his death in 1978. The current president of Algeria is Abdelaziz Bouteflika. He focused on restoring security and stability to the country and has also established commissions to study reforms in the education system, judiciary, and state bureaucracy. With respect to its topography and resources, over 80% of Algeria