Stories about Algeria from June, 2010
Global: Statistics on Countries Participating in World Cup
SRF from GeoCurrent Events blog writes about the economic geography of the 2010 FIFA World Cup participant countries.
Algeria: Defeat by USA Brings the Country Back to Earth
Algerians went from hope to disillusion as their team lost to USA in additional time. Bloggers react to the end of the world cup journey for their country.
Algeria: Still Hoping with a Lucky Dove on their Side
After the defeat against Slovenia, the Algerians have regained some strength on June 18th by drawing against the English team. They have given hope again to millions of fans who hope to see the green team go through the first round.
Algeria: The Provisional Government of Kabylia – A Threat to National Unity?
The creation of a provisional government of Kabylia (GPK) has caused a great deal of controversy in Algeria. Bloggers wonder what are the implications of this new development for the country's unity.
Algeria: Disappointment and Anger After the Defeat against Slovenia
After a 24 years long wait, Algerians have focused their attentions on the world cup, hoping to escape the grind of their daily lives. The disappointment was all the more profound after the defeat of their team against Slovenia.
Algeria: Cabinet Reshuffle
The Moor Next Door takes a closer look at the Algerian cabinet reshuffle here.
50 Years Later, Independence and the Resource Curse in Francophone Africa
Francophone Africa is celebrating 50 years of independence in 2010. Many Africans voices are wondering out loud what is there to celebrate, given the mediocre level of human development achieved since independence.
Algeria-Morocco: Online Initiative to Reopen Borders
A group of Moroccan and Algerian citizens have launched an online campaign for the reopening of the borders and rapprochement between their neighboring countries. Relations between Algeria and Morocco have been strained by their contention over Western Sahara and their borders have been closed since 1994.
Maghreb: Views on Freedom Flotilla's Unfolding Drama
Reactions to the Israeli raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla still reverberate across the world, not least among Maghreb bloggers who have been commenting on unfolding events.