From cement works to malls, Malik Rebrab carves up Cevital family empire
Less than two years after taking over the helm of country's largest holding company Cevital, Malik Rebrab, one of Issad Rebrab's sons, is casting off several key projects that have been blocked by his father's long-standing disputes with the government. [...]
Intelligence: Ahmed Gaid Salah recreates his own "DRS"
Army chief of staff Ahmed Gaid Salah is manoeuvring furiously to strengthen his hold over post-Bouteflika Algeria. He has set about turning the Army Central Security Directorate, the DCSA, into an all-powerful intelligence service comparable to the former Intelligence and [. [...]
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 [. [...]