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Algeria fails to surprise

Algeria fails to surprise
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A forth-term president for Algeria, re-elected in spite of failing health. The other candidates thought one of them might really have a chance to succeed Abdelaziz Bouteflika this time. Swiss RTS

Algeria, an economic paradox. Among the richest in the region’s oil and gas resources and yet what do the ordinary people get from it? Explanations from France 2

Seventy percent of Algerians are younger than 20. A quarter of all 16-25-year-olds are unemployed. Their prospects for the future are poor. They themselves didn’t live through the terrors of the civil war, just years without hope. France 3