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Ahmed  Ouyahia
Algeria

Ahmed Ouyahia

Date of Birth: 02/07/1952
Place of Birth: Bouadnane, Kabylie


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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...


Political plots in a slow month

A negotiated transfer of power is the most likely outcome, favouring a safe regime candidate such as Sellal or a former Premier, the Presidential Office chief Ahmed Ouyahia...


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

The chattering classes will keep close watch on the manoeuvrings of the leader of the Rassemblement national démocratique, Ahmed Ouyahia (still the president's chef de cabinet); his replacement as Premier, Sellal; ambitious ministers such as Abdeslam Bouchouareb at Industry and Mines; and prominent players in the small political-business elite, notably Haddad, the head of the business federation, the Forum des chefs d'entreprises, and an ally of Saïd...


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

Younger establishment politicians such as Sellal and former Premier Ahmed Ouyahia are fighting for position...


Leadership in limbo

The RND has parted from its long-time leader Ahmed Ouyahia, a former two-term Premier who is desperately trying to revive his political fortunes...


No spring in the step

Nor is former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia the darling of the people, but he is likely to use his Rassemblement national démocratique – the second party of government – as his launch pad for a presidential bid...


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