President of Algeria

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  • Algeria After Independence Essay

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    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 one million Algerian casualties

  • Political Structure Of The Government

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    executive, and judicial branch. The president has a considerable 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

  • 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

  • The Arab Region

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    specific reason for its democracy deficit but because all Arab countries have very similar cultural and religious practices and beliefs, analysts tend to seek one feature they all have in common that may be the cause of this lack of democracy. Algeria is one of the Arab countries that to this very day have not yet been able to become democratic. Like many of the other Arab nations in the world, it is still identified as a state that has a corrupt government that has proven to

  • Different Cultures And Groups Of People

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    Like many other countries in the area, Algeria is a country that has been influenced and occupied by many different cultures and groups of people. The native population in this North African area, however, were the Berbers. In the classical period, the Berber civilization was already involved in agriculture, manufacturing, trade, and political organization. However, the Roman Empire annexed this territory which led to increases in urbanization in the area under cultivation, causing dislocations of

  • The Middle East

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    control. Algeria On the 1st July 1962 a vote was held in Algeria. Nearly six million votes favoured independence and less than 17,000 against independence. Two days later Algeria is recognised as an independent nation. After achieving independence, FLN(front de liberate national) the party with independence consisted of three people, ahmed ben bella as premier, houari boumedienne as minister of defense and muhammed khidr as the head of the party. This party basically was supposed to lead Algeria into

  • Imperialism In Algeria Research Paper

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    595 sq mi), Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in Africa and the Arab world. Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia, to the east by Libya, to 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

  • Algeria's National Identity

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    the nation, the new independence of Indochina persuaded other French colonies such as Tunisia and Morocco to also revolt against their colonial oppressor and gain independence. However the biggest loss to France was its loss of their colony in Algeria. Algeria had been a French colony for the past 100 years and over a million French settlers, known as pied noirs, were currently living inside the colony (Lowe). In the eyes of France, the colony was not just another overseas territory but a part of mainland

  • 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

  • A Report On The Day I Was Born

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    international news, national news, news which especially interested me, and today’s news. In the New York Times, there was an article published on 20th, of January, called Massacre and Bomb Kill Dozens in Wave of Violence in Algeria. In the month of January, Algiers, Algeria was experiencing weeks of violence. On the 19th, of January, “there was a car bomb explosion outside a café, hours after thirty-six villagers were massacred by Islamic militants (Massacre and Bomb Kill 1).” On that same day,