Posts Tagged ‘Algeria’

Algeria announces its first case of Coronavirus

by Chuks Azotanion February 26, 2020
There is a new case of Coronavirus in Africa following the Algerian Health Ministry announcement of a confirmed case of the deadly disease in the country.  Algeria’s Minister of Health, Shamsuddin Shitor revealed that they were able to detect the flu-like virus due to the vigilance system adopted at all land, air and maritime entry points to the country. […]

First time since independence : Algeria jails two former prime ministers

by Breaking Timeson December 11, 2019
An Algerian court has sentenced two former prime ministers to long jail terms amid a huge corruption investigation. Ahmed Ouyahia was sentenced to 15 years in prison and Abdelmalek Sellal to 12 years. They were accused of abusing authority in a car manufacturing embezzlement scandal. It was the first time since Algeria’s independence from France […]

CAF Reveals What Each Team Got in 2019 AFCON

by Breaking Timeson July 21, 2019
African Cup of Nations champions Algeria have received $4.5 million, Senegal $2.5m, while third place contestants Super Eagles and Tunisia earned $2.m. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have revealed the prize money for all participant countries. Algeria lifted their second ever AFCON trophy since 1990 after narrowly beating Senegal 1-0 in the final last […]

Super Eagles Fails to Fly Pass Algeria

by Breaking Timeson July 14, 2019
The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday lost to Algeria 1-2 in the semi-final of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. A last minute goal through a free kick by Riyadh Mahrez gave Algeria victory after Odion Ighalo had equalised for the Super Eagles. William Troost-Ekong had conceded an own goal in the […]

FLASH | More Than 100 Killed In Military Plane Crash (VIDEO)

by Breaking Timeson April 11, 2018
No fewer than 100 people were killed in a military plane crash in Algeria on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, local media said. Local news website TSA said 105 people had died, quoting what it called provisional figures from the civil service. A statement from the defense ministry confirming the crash gave no casualty toll. The […]

Remain Focused, We have more matches to Play – Rohr Admonishes Eagles after Algeria Win

by Breaking Timeson November 14, 2016
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has declared that the celebrations over the 3-1 win over Algeria should be put on hold as there are still more matches to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race. Rohr said: “We played a good match and got three points, but I want to say that […]