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Algeria

Abdelmalek Sellal

Date of Birth: 01/08/1948
Place of Birth: Constantine


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The long goodbye

The local press will continue to recycle talk of constitutional revisions – including the appointment of a vice-president – and a possible mid-term retirement that might allow a regime-approved civilian politician to take office, such as Presidential Office Director Ahmed Ouyahia, Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, reformist ex-Premier Mouloud Hamrouche or regular presidential candidate Ali Benflis...


Adrift in dangerous waters

The spin on Bouteflika's reappointment as Prime Minister of Abdelmalek Sellal was that more proactive, managerial politicians were coming to the fore...


Après moi, moi

Since he is no longer a credible candidate, the job will probably go to someone acceptable to all factions, such as Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal...


Boutef's miracle return

Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal is confirmed as head of government – and one with presidential candidate potential...


Leadership in limbo

On 21 May, he was moved to the Institution Nationale des Invalides and, on 13 June, the state-controlled ENTV channel broadcast three minutes of heavily-edited footage of an apparently convalescing Bouteflika drinking coffee and chatting with Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and the Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaïd Salah...


No spring in the step

His new Prime Minister, Abdelmalek Sellal, has made his ministers work harder and has initiated new projects but popular confidence is low (AC Vol 45 No 6, A man for election seasons)...


Old soldiers never die

Boutef is now expected to seek a more ‘secular’ head of government, possibly marking a comeback for former Premier (and presidential hopeful) Ahmed Ouyahia or another ‘moderniser’ close to the army, such as Water Resources Minister Abdelmalek Sellal...


A man for election seasons

Others in the President's inner circle include Agriculture Minister Saïd Barkat, who has worked with Foreign Affairs Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem to win back the FLN; Culture and Communications Minister Khalida Messaoudi Toumi, once a torchbearer of liberal values, now a target for her former friends as a fierce campaigner for the Boutef way; and former Transport Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, who left government to run Boutef's campaign...


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