Tourism rebound whets luxury hotel group appetites
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts is reportedly planning to open two new establishments in Egypt. A rapid increase in the number of visitors to the country has prompted the Indian giant, along with other international luxury hotel groups, to boost its presence there.
Danone's Moroccan branch tries one last throw of financial dice
The danger signals are everywhere for Centrale Danone, the Moroccan subsidiary of the French dairy giant, which has launched a financial salvage operation. The stakes are high for the parent company, since Morocco is its main African market.
Paris-Algiers ties still strained over extradition requests
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Electricity and oil ministries clash over green hydrogen plans
Egypt's trade partners and international investors want to speed up the development of green hydrogen by incorporating it into the framework of the East Med Gas Forum. But Cairo's Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy does not see eye to eye with its Ministry of Petroleum and Resources over the way forward.
Why Ramtane Lamamra's resignation as foreign minister was no surprise
Ramtane Lamamra had been considering stepping down from his job as Algeria's foreign minister for almost a year before he finally bit the bullet. His decision was partly motivated by a diplomatic crisis between Algiers and Madrid.
French presidency proposes Stéphane Romatet as ambassador to Algeria
Stéphane Romatet was named French ambassador to Algeria on Wednesday, where he is slated to replace François Gouyette, who will leave the post in July. The appointment comes as tensions between Paris and Algiers are beginning to settle.
Algerian secret services in survival mode in North Mali
The Algerian intelligence services were long all-powerful in Mali, especially in the north of the country. But faced with a hostile junta and a reorganisation of the Tuareg movements, Algiers must now deal with a situation that is more fragile than ever.