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Algeria

Ahmed Ouyahia

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


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No springtime in Algiers

The APN – dominated by the Alliance présidentielle of the FLN Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia’s RND and the ‘moderate Islamist’ Mouvement de la Société pour la Paix (MSP) – will probably rush them through albeit with amendments to exclude the most unpalatable changes...


Boutef holds back the wave

Parties in the ruling Alliance présidentielle – the Front de libération nationale Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia’s Rassemblement nationale démocratique and Bouguerra Soltani’s ‘moderate Islamist’ Mouvement de la société pour la paix – are said to be discussing options including a parliamentary system or ‘semi-presidential’ arrangement to devolve power in the still highly centralised state...


Playing dominoes

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


Victory in a vacuum

Three major parties in the ruling Alliance Présidentielle (AP) of course supported Bouteflika: the Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia’s Rassemblement National Démocratique (RND) and the Mouvement de la Société pour la Paix (Harakat Mujtamaa as-Silm in Arabic or MSP)...


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...


Not my party

The three parties in the ruling coalition have 249 MPs: the FLN 136; ex-Premier Ahmed Ouyahia's Rassemblement National Démocratique 62 and the 'moderate Islamist' Mouvement de la Société de Paix 51...


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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