North Africa

North Africa

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:36:35 GMT
Algeria: UN Experts Condemn Jail Sentence for Journalist and Call for His Release
[OHCHR] UN human rights experts* today condemned the prison sentence handed down on appeal to an Algerian journalist and human rights defender, Khaled Drareni who has become a symbol of press freedom in the North African country. They called on Alger...

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 09:43:55 GMT
Africa: Forbes Ranks Salah As Highest-Paid African Footballer
[Leadership] Forbes has ranked Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah as the only African star on its list of highest-paid footballers for the year 2020.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:37:21 GMT
Algeria: Phosphate Mining Megaproject - U.S.$6bn Development Plan
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -- A development plan worth six billion, divided into three phases, have been established for a phosphate mining megaproject in eastern Algeria, the minister of Energy Abdelmadjid Attar said Tuesday in Algiers.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:35:21 GMT
Tunisia: Wastewater - Workshop to Present New Approach to Wastewater Treatment, September 22, 2020, in Tunis
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The reuse of wastewater will be at the heart of a workshop scheduled for September 22, 2020, by the Tunis International Center for Environmental Technologies (French: CITET) and the Center for Research and Wate...

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:14:05 GMT
Algeria: Khaled Drareni Must Be Freed On Urgent Health Grounds, Committees Say
[RSF] The national and international Khaled Drareni Support Committees call for this journalist's immediate and unconditional release on urgent health grounds after seeing how thin and weak he looked when brought before a court in Algiers at the star...