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Excitement and skepticism meet Algeria’s decision to import beef to meet high demand during Ramadan

Algeria is importing massive amounts of beef and lamb to confront an explosion in demand for meat expected throughout the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, hoping to stabilize prices as the country’s economy continues to struggle. The oil-rich North African nation is among countries working to import food and fuel, hoping to meet the requirements …

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Algeria hosts key energy summit amidst shifting dynamics

Algeria welcomed envoys from energy-rich nations to a significant summit aimed at addressing pressing challenges and exploring new avenues for collaboration. As leaders from 13 countries convened in the Algerian capital of Algiers for the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), the spotlight fell on Algeria’s ambition to position itself as a critical natural gas supplier, …

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Algeria inaugurates Africa’s largest mosque after years of political delays and cost overruns

Algeria inaugurated a gigantic mosque on its Mediterranean coastline Sunday after years of political upheaval transformed the project from a symbol of state-sponsored strength and religiosity to one of delays and cost overruns. Built by a Chinese construction firm throughout the 2010s, the Great Mosque of Algiers features the world’s tallest minaret, measuring at 869 …

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AfriSummit 2023: African Health Authorities and Industry Leaders Unite to Discuss Pharma Regulations and Innovations.

In Cairo, Egypt, the AfriSummit 2023 brought together prominent healthcare authorities and industry experts in a groundbreaking four-day hybrid event dedicated to exploring the latest advancements in pharmaceutical and medical device regulations across Africa. Drawing over 300 delegates from diverse sectors and featuring 80 thought leaders from regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and distribution spheres, the summit …

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CAF: Al Ahly Ready for Showdown Against Belouizdad.

Al Ahly Gears Up with Confidence for Clash Against Belouizdad in CAF Champions League As the defending champions, Al Ahly held a rigorous training session at Cairo’s Mokhtar El Tetsh Stadium ahead of their imminent face-off against Algeria’s Belouizdad in the CAF Champions League Group D match. Expressing optimism, Mohamed El Shenawy, Al Ahly’s goalkeeper …

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Turkey, Algeria Extend LNG Deal for 3 Years

Turkish state-owned crude oil and natural gas company, Botas, and Algerian National Oil Company, Sonatrach, have extended their existing gas supply contract for three years. Under the deal, which was announced by Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Alparslan Bayraktar on 21 November, Turkey will continue to buy 4.4 billion cubic meters of Liquefied …

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Algeria’s Sonatrach to Resume Exploration in Libya

Algeria’s national oil company Sonatrach has announced that it will resume oil operations in Libya, after suspending its activities on and off since 2011 due to security concerns. Sonatrach’s CEO, Rachid Hachichi, initiated a conversation with the Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), Farhat Bengdara, to discuss the resumption of oil operations in Libya. …

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Algeria: Belmadi Wary Of All Teams As The Country Eyes AFCON 2023 glory

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi says there are ‘no small teams in Africa’ as the 2019 champions look to win the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations,Cote d’Ivoire 2023, title. The Desert Foxes coach was offering his thoughts on the competition following the final draw of the tournament to be played in the West African country in …

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Algeria: TotalEnergies, Sonatrach JV Awards Contract For Pipeline Expansion

TFT Group, a joint venture comprising Algerian National Oil Company Sonatrach and global oil and gas major TotalEnergies, has signed a contract with Entreprise Nationale de Grands Travaux Pétroliers (ENGTP) to expand the TFTII oil and gas pipeline. ENGTP will conduct engineering studies, procure equipment and materials for the project as well as construct the …

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