Falling oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic have battered the North African country, triggering alarm bells among officials and experts. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast that Algeria's economy will shrink 5.2 per cent this year.
Excluding the energy sector, GDP fell by 1.5 per cent year-on-year in the 1st quarter, against an increase of 3.6 per cent last year compared to Q1 2018.
If Riyad Mahrez-captained Algeria avoid defeat in a friendly away to Tunisia on Friday they will create a 27-match unbeaten record for an African national team. Manchester City winger Mahrez scored the lone goal when African champions Algeria edged Mali 1-0 in Blida at the
The incident took place during his team's match against Oran Association, on Saturday, in the Algerian second division league.
The whole world is looking at the Olympic Games and its magnanimity while Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine and his coach Amar Benikhlef take a step back from being a part of it.
Algeria booked an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final with Nigeria after battling past Ivory Coast on penalties. Sofiane Feghouli broke the deadlock in the first half for Algeria ahead after Baghdad Bounedjah squared it to the Galatasaray midfielder.
A total of 282 people were arrested in France after unrest following the Algerian football team’s qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, the interior ministry said on Monday.
Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi paid tribute to his team’s “great attitude and mental strength” as an injury-time free-kick by Riyad Mahrez secured a place in the Africa Cup of Nations final.
Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo.