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Tebboune seeks new partner for phosphate mega-project as China's Citic backs out
For all the media spin of President Tebboune, the Algerian-Chinese mega-project slated for 2022 to exploit the phosphate deposits in the south of the country has been torpedoed by the withdrawal first of Wengfu and now of Citic. [...]
How Ahmed Gaid Salah is bringing the businessmen to heel
Aside from his sabre-rattling about "fomenters of discord" plotting to "infiltrate" the demonstrations to spread "anarchy", army chief of staff Ahmed Gaid Salah has been methodically extending the scope of his influence with the aim of keeping control of the [. [...]