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Algeria

Ahmed Ouyahia

Date of Birth: 2 July 1952
Place of Birth: Bouadnane, Kabylie


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Locking down the system

Politics continued during the lockdown including corruption trials in civilian and military courts of oligarchs and other members of the ancien régime including key allies of late military strongman Lt Gen Ahmed Gaïd Salah as well as such fallen luminaries of Bouteflika's rule as ex-premiers Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal and business moguls close to Saïd Bouteflika led by Ali Haddad...


Desperately seeking legitimacy

Respected former public company boss Djamila Tamazirt – who was promoted to clean up the Ministry of Industry following the corrupt spell of ex-premier Ahmed Ouyahia's close ally Abdeslam Bouchouareb (now believed to be in Lebanon) – has been replaced by Ferhat Aït Ali in one of several highly sensitive corruption-riddled portfolios...


Two visions lock horns

Mihoubi cuts an intriguing figure as an award-winning poet and author of at least ten novels who succeeded four-times premier Ahmed Ouyahia as RND leader...

This has reflected suspicions at deals done by 'oligarch' businessmen like Ayoub Aissiou who was linked to the now imprisoned former premier Ahmed Ouyahia and ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's brother Saïd (AC Vol 60 No 13 Rounding up unusual suspects)...


Waiting on the general

In the months since February security force décideurs have been toppled along with ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika his omnipresent brother Saïd Bouteflika four-time premier Ahmed Ouyahia and a number of crony business kingpins yet Gaïd Salah has not only retained control of the army but has been calling the shots within the interim government and an empowered judiciary (AC Vol 60 No 7 Protests flush out the old guard & Vol 60 No 13 Rounding up unusual suspects)...


Rounding up unusual suspects

Once four-time premier Ahmed Ouyahia was seen as a possible successor to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika...


'Roll more heads'

Algeria's ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia seen as Bouteflika's most likely successor just a few months ago Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal and former police chief Abdelghani Hamel have all appeared in court this week in three different cases involving corruption allegations...


A stasis of emergency

Prime Minister and Rassemblement national démocratique leader Ahmed Ouyahia has advocates in high places but widespread negative media coverage of his privatisation and other economic reform policies points to rival factions' campaigns against the ambitious four-time premier as well as his wider unpopularity...


Posturing in Palermo

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and European Council President Donald Tusk all turned up alongside Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi Tunisian President Béji Caïd Essebsi and Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia...


The sick men of North Africa

One of the few possible successors the current Prime Minister and Rassemblement national démocratique (RND) leader Ahmed Ouyahia is a divisive figure (AC Vol 59 No 1 Cold war and glacial change)...


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