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Algeria's Bouteflika: highlights of a long presidency

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, reported on Sunday to be seeking a fifth term in April elections, has had a long stint as head of the North African country. Here are highlights: - April 15, 1999: Backed by the army, he wins presidential elections after all six of his rivals withdraw, alleging rampant fraud. Algeria had been batter ......

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Published By: modernghana. - Sunday, 10 February