Algeria: Presidential election to take place in December

Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader Bensalah has announced in a televised speech on Sunday that presidential election will take place this year. According to Bensalah, an election to choose a new president will take place on December 12. Algerians for months now have been agitating, demanding political reforms in the North African nation. They wanted a complete overhaul of the political structure in the country after such protests for most parts of this year forced former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika out of power. Bouteflika had ruled for 20 years and wanted to…

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