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Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Date of Birth: 2 March 1937
Place of Birth: Oudja, Morocco


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The long goodbye

Yet despite budget cuts and security concerns the news from Algiers will continue to be dominated by 77-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's repeated hospitalisations and reported illness (AC Vol 55 No 12 Adrift in dangerous waters)...

Another candidate would have been Boumedienne's long-serving but then still young Minister of Foreign Affairs one Abdelaziz Bouteflika...


Grim down south

However the extent of this year's violence in the isolated town of M'zab and the intensity of media coverage helped to show Algerians the potential for renewed conflict were President Abdelaziz Bouteflika not to be re-elected (AC Vol 55 No 12 Take the lead if you can)...


Africa policy moves up the agenda

Sarkozy's indulgence of French right-wingers seeking to whitewash the brutalities of colonial action in Algeria cost him the country's goodwill and gave President Abdelaziz Bouteflika an excuse to play the populist nationalist card in domestic politics...


Adrift in dangerous waters

It may have been a landslide but President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's April election victory failed to convince...


Take the lead if you can

US Secretary of State John Kerry asked in person for security cooperation maintaining a fixed stare as he put a positive spin on his face-to-face meeting with an incapacitated President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (see Feature Adrift in dangerous waters)...


Joining up security in the Sahel

Usually President Abdelaziz Bouteflika shows little interest in Sub-Saharan diplomacy but for the first time he has a foreign minister with a real understanding of African issues and extensive contacts – Ramtane Lamamra the former African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security whom he appointed in September...


Some partners are more equal than others

The run-up to the summit was marked by debate over which presidents were not coming such as South Africa's Jacob Zuma Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe (enraged that his wife Grace Mugabe was denied an invitation) and invalids such as Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Dramane Ouattara...

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No end to deadlock

Even if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika doesn't obtain a fourth mandate after Algeria's 17 April election – which no one considers likely – most Algerian and Moroccan sources canvassed by Africa Confidential believe the antipathy that has kept the borders closed since 1994 will remain for years to come...


Après moi, moi

Inconceivable though it seemed only a few months ago that the enfeebled 76-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika could stand again after his stroke that is exactly what he is likely to do (AC Vol 54 No 15 Leadership in limbo & Vol 54 No 19 Boutef's miracle return)...

Abdelaziz Bouteflika's proposed re-election is evidence that the dominant factions have agreed a way ahead for want of any better plan...


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