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Algeria

Abdelmalek Sellal

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


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Bouteflika unbowed

The top team around the President – led by his brother Saïd Bouteflika; the Chief of Staff and Deputy Defence Minister, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaïd Salah; Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal; and the former Premier-turned-directeur de cabinet of the Presidential Office, Ahmed Ouyahia – provide cover for Boutef, who is usually absent from day-to-day business (AC Vol 57 No 13, Political plots in a slow month)...


Cold and hot wars

Likely successors remain machine politicians such as Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal or former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, who would be unlikely to radically change things, even though economic modernisation, if not political reform, is central to their discourse...


Frail constitutions

Any negotiated transfer of power is likely to favour a safe regime candidate, such as Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal or Minister of State and President's Office Director Ahmed Ouyahia...


Rumblings among the rivals

With Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and the presidency's favourite businessman, Ali Haddad, among those talking up an agenda for change, some diplomats and analysts see prospects for accelerated change in Algeria's sclerotic regime...


Trembles at the top

Even long-standing presidential aspirants such as Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and former Premier Ahmed Ouyahia, now head of Bouteflika's private office, are looking nervously over their shoulders as the après-Boutef gets closer, say Algiers analysts...


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...


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