ALGIERS- The customs services seized a quantity of drugs estimated at DZD666.03 million, made up of essentially cannabis resin, cocaine and psychotropic pills, the General Directorate of Customs (DGD) told APS on Tuesday.
ALGIERS- Nineteen people have been killed and 950 others injured in several road accidents over the period between January 28 and February 3 across the country, the Civil Protection Department has reported.

Illiteracy rate in Algeria down to 10%

Monday, 05 February 2018 17:34
BOUIRA- The overall illiteracy rate in Algeria has significantly dropped over the past years to hit 10% in 2017, while it was 42% before 2006, said Monday in Bouira the head of the Algerian literacy association "Iqraa," Aicha Mebarki.
ALGIERS- Minister of National Solidarity, Family and Women’s Status Ghania Eddalia stressed the need to provide all the necessary means which are likely to improve the living conditions for the persons with special needs, said Sunday the ministry in a release.
TIZI-OUZOU (Algeria)- Suspension of schooling on a quasi-regular basis "undermines the principle of equity and generates inequalities" among the learners," Minister of National Education Nouria Benghebrit said Saturday.

Youth employment, top priority

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 09:54
BEJAIA – Minister of the Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui on Monday in Bejaia, that youth employment, notably the university graduates, constitutes the highest priorities, as part of the instructions of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
ALGIERS- The minister of National Solidarity, Family and Women’s Affairs Ghania Eddalia will represent Algeria at the works of the 20th session of the Ordinary General Assembly of the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS scheduled from 25 to 19 January in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), said, Thursday, the ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Three thousand six hundred and thirty nine (3639) people were killed and 36,287 others were injured in 25,038 road accidents recorded in the year 2017 indicated, Tuesday, the toll of the National Centre for Prevention and Road Safety (CNPSR).
ALGIERS- Thirty five people lost their lives and 955 others were injured from 14 to 20 January in a total of 905 road accidents nationwide, said Tuesday the Civil Protection.
ALGIERS- The minister of Solidarity, Family and Women’s Affairs Ghania Eddalia presented Monday, in Tunis, the efforts made by Algeria for the integration of vulnerable groups through education and training said the ministry in a communiqué.