In Focus | Algeria
The fall of Algeria's powerful Sonatrach boss, Toufik Hakkar

Toufik Hakkar's tenure at the head of Algeria's Sonatrach, the largest state-owned oil company in Africa, ended abruptly on 2 October and the former CEO is now facing judicial scrutiny over a number of deals with foreign firms, despite his friends in high places. [...]
Published on 04.12.2023 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 7 minutes
Flags of Algeria and Sonatrach at the inauguration of the HGA Sud-Hassi Messaoud separation and compression centre on 23 February 2023.
Flags of Algeria and Sonatrach at the inauguration of the HGA Sud-Hassi Messaoud separation and compression centre on 23 February 2023. © Billel Bensalem/APP/NurPhoto via AFP
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