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Algeria

Ahmed Ouyahia

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


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Dead in the water

After a number of officers were considered, Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia recommended Lhbiri at a meeting that included the fearsome Security Services Coordinator Major General Athmane 'Bachir' Tartag, because he was 'helpful, controllable and attentive to decisions dictated from above, and above all because the civil protection chief… would never allow himself any political ambitions...


Strains on the front line

Maïga's Algerian counterpart, Ahmed Ouyahia, publicly dashed any lingering separatist hopes of a sympathetic hearing from his government, declaring Algeria's 'irreversible commitment to preserving the independence, territorial integrity and unity of Mali'...


Cold war and glacial change

Potential successors to Bouteflika, currently led by Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, may have to wait...


The state stays captured

To little surprise, Tebboune was replaced by Ahmed Ouyahia, who has headed Bouteflika's private office in El Mouradia Palace since 2014...


Polls provide no answers

The ruling party saw off a spirited challenge from the other main party linked to le pouvoir (the powers-that-be), Ahmed Ouyahia's Rassemblement national démocratique (RND)...


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...


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