Algeria Current Affairs, GK & News

Current Affairs FAQs: Saharan Cheetah

For the first time in a decade, the naturalists have filmed a Saharan Cheetah in a Hoggar Mountains national park in Algeria. What is Saharan Cheetah? Saharan cheetah (Zoological name: Acinonyx jubatus hecki) or Northwest African cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus hecki) is a subspecies of Cheetah endemic to Sahara and the Sahel regions of Africa.  It ..

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Algerian Protests

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the protests in Algeria had been called off for the first time in a year. Revolution of Smiles The protests in Algeria is also called the Revolution of Smiles or the Hirak Movement. It is an anti-government protest that started in February of 2019. It is a protest ..

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Sadio Mane named African Footballer of the year

27-year-old Senegalese forward Sadio Mane was named as the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Men’s player of the year  2019 on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 after beating the likes of his Liverpool teammate and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Algerian and Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez. Sadio Mane became the second Senegalese after El Hadji-Diouf, ..

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Abdelmadjid Tebboune elected as the President of Algeria

The former Prime Minister of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected as the new President of Algeria. Abdelmadjid Tebboune has previously served as the Prime Minister of Algeria for a period of 3 months from May 2017 to August 2017. The Algerian election authority informed on Friday, 13th December that Tebboune won the election with 58.15% ..

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Revenue from satellites launched by ISRO under commercial agreements

The Union Minister of State(Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region and Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, and Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitedra Singh in a written reply to a question at Rajya Sabha on Thursday, 12th December 2019 informed that the India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ..

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