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Ahmed  Ouyahia
Algeria

Ahmed Ouyahia

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


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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

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...


Playing dominoes

Chatter has been widespread about a possible reshuffle that could remove the unpopular Prime Minister, Ahmed Ouyahia...


Boutef, the Life President

Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia (also born in Kabyle but widely unpopular there, even among his own family) shares with the PT’s Hanoune and the RCD’s Sadi a staunch opposition to Islamist organisations...


Another third term in Africa

The latter move seems to further strengthen the presidential hold as the new Prime Minister – who is the old Head of Government, Ahmed Ouyahia – is charged with implementing the president’s programme...


Elite and underground politics

The Rassemblement National Démocratique (RND) leader, ex-Premier Ahmed Ouyahia, is among those who want the top job but he may have to wait while attention remains focused on older men – Bouteflika and, pulling strings from the shadows, the veteran security chief, Major General Mohamed ‘Tewfik’ Medienne...


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...


The President's generals

Also jockeying for position is Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, from the smaller Rassemblement National Démocratique, who believes he has a deal to succeed Bouteflika in 2009, if not before...


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