ALGIERS - Algeria is following with "particular attention" developments in Sudan and calls for "peaceful and smooth transition of power in accordance with the will of the Sudanese people and their legitimate aspirations," said Friday, a statement of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


Friday, 12 April 2019 20:50 

DURBAN-South Africa’s Deputy Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, Luwellyn Landers reiterated his country’s commitment to a just, acceptable and sustainable solution to the Western Sahara issue based on the self-determination of the Sahrawi people.


Friday, 12 April 2019 09:30

ALGIERS- The popular marches continued in Algiers and across the country’s provinces, for the 8th Friday in a row, chanting the same slogans demanding "radical change" and the departure of the "figures of the system," reported APS journalists.

Like the previous Fridays, the first groups of demonstrators started to pour into Algiers Streets, the main Post Office esplanade and Maurice Audin Place, their favorite place of rally since the first marches on February 22nd.

In the early hours of the day, first groups of demonstrators started to rally in Algiers then grew later in the afternoon. The demonstrators peacefully marched across the streets of the capital in the presence of large numbers of policemen deployed for the circumstance.

 The demonstrators, draped in the national flag and holding posters, demanded all the figures of the political system leave, mentioning three one “whose names start with B: Bensalah, Belaïz and Bedoui."

They also chanted slogans expressing their attachment to national unity and reaffirming that "sovereignty belongs exclusively to the people".

This Friday's marches come in the wake of the appointment of Abdelkader Bensalah as head of state in accordance with Article 102 of the Constitution. Bensalah summoned the electorate for 4 July 2019 to elect a new President of the Republic.

Friday, 12 April 2019 21:12

ALGIERS – Head of the State Abdelkader Bensalah, on Tuesday in Algiers committed to set up, in consultation with the political and civil class, "a national collegial and sovereign institution, which will be responsible for preparing and organizing national fair and transparent elections."

Bensalah took office as Head of the State, in conformity with the Article 102 of the Constitution. In statement, he said: "In consultation with the political and civil class I propose, in terms of priority and urgency, the creation of a national collegial, sovereign body. Its mission will be the creation of the necessary conditions for the preparation and organization of national fair and transparent elections."

Stressing that the "government and the concerned administrative services will be entrusted with supporting and accompanying it while freely accomplishing its missions," he urged "everyone to surmount the divergences and engage in a collective historical action that lives up to the challenges implied by the (current) period, relying on the values of solidarity, cohesion and abnegation, in order to reach the supreme objective, namely laying the foundations of future Algeria."

In this regard, Bensalah added "I will ensure that the relating legal framework be elaborated and drafted as soon as possible. I request our political class and the citizens to show innovation, participation and trust to build together a new legal system which will be basis for a new political system that would meet the aspirations of our people."

The Head of the State said that "free and sovereign exercise by the people of their choices will lead to the election, within the period stated in the constitution, of a new President of the Republic. This option will be all the more free as the conditions of its exercise will be conditions of calm, serenity and trust."

"The important thing for our people is to choose the person and programme that best meet their aspirations for a new political system capable of taking up the country's major challenges in a modern, democratic, fair and developed Algeria,” said Bensalah.

Expressing the hope that "the forthcoming inauguration of a President of the Republic will trigger the process to build a new Algeria through a programme to which our citizens contribute with ardour and abnegation."

"I expect from everyone a greater mobilization than they have shown so far, to meet the multiple and urgent challenges that our country must inevitably face, including those related to our national and regional security, deep economic, financial and institutional reforms, as well as sustainable social and human development," he continued.

On this occasion, the Head of State greeted "all the social classes who have participated in a peaceful, dignified and responsible manner in the successive marches that have animated the political scene since 22 February.”

Bensalah paid tribute to the forces of our People's National Army (ANP), which "have never failed in the fundamental fulfillment of their constitutional mission and to the wisdom of its Command, which has opted for respect for the Constitution as the only reference point to enable our people to fulfill their aspirations and overcome the current crisis.”

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 16:41

المراجعة الاستثنائية للقوائم الانتخابية لسنة 2019

يسرّ السفارة أن تُعلم المواطنات والمواطنين الجزائريين المقيمين بجنوب افريقيا، بوتسوانا و لوسوتو أنه، عملا بأحكام المادة 102 من الدستور و أحكام  القانون العضوي رقم 16-10 المتعلق بالنظام الانتخابي لاسيم المواد 9، 14 و 16 منه، وقع السيد رئيس الدولة المرسوم الرئاسي المتضمن استدعاء الهيئة الناخبة لانتخاب رئيس الجمهورية يوم الخميس04 جويلية 2019، كما حدد نفس المرسوم الفترة الزمنية من  16 إلى 23 أفريل 2019 مهلة للمراجعة الاستثنائية للقوائم الانتخابية.

     استنادا إلى القانون العضوي المذكور أعلاه لاسيما المواد 3، 4، 6، و 7 منه فإنه:

    "يـعد نـاخـبـا كل جـزائـري وجـزائـرية بـلغ من الـعمـر ثـمـانـي عـشرة (18 سـنـة( كـامـلـة يـوم الاقـتـراع وكان متمتعا بـحقوقه المدنية والسياسية، ولم يوجد في إحدى حالات فقدان الأهلية المحددة في التشريع المعمول به."

  " لا يــصـوت إلا من كـان مـسـجـلا في الـقـائـمـة الانتخابية..."

" الــتـسـجــيل في الـقــوائم الانـتـخــابـيـة واجب عــــلى كـل مـــواطن ومــــواطـــنــــة تـــتــــوفـــر فــــيـــهــــمـــا الــــشـــروط المطلوبة قانونا"

  " يـــجب عــلى كل الجــزائــريــين والجــزائــريـات المتمتعين بـحقوقهم المدنية والسياسية والذين لم يسبق لهم التسجيل في قائمة انتخابية أن يطلبوا تسجيلهم."


  1. بالنسبة للمواطنين الذين لم يسبق لهم التسجيل بالقائمة الانتخابية:

      تذكر السفارة أن التسجيل القنصلي لا يعني التسجيل تلقائيا في القوائم الانتخابية. طلب التسجيل أمر خاضع لإرادة المعني بالأمر، و عليه فإن المواطنين غير المقيدين في تلك القوائم يمكن لهم استدراك الأمر و طلب التسجيل خلال فترة المراجعة الاستثنائية الممتدة  من16 إلى 23 أفريل 2019 هذه المراجعة ستكون آخر فرصة لهم قبل الانتخابات الرئاسية المقبلة المقرر إجراؤها يوم04 جويلية 2019.

- شروط التسجيل بالقائمة الإنتخابية:

-         أن يكون المعني بالأمر مسجلا بالسفارة؛

-         أن يكون المعني بالغا سنّ الثامنة عشر (18) فما أكثر يوم 04 جويلية 2019؛

-         أن يكون المعني متمتعا بكامل حقوقه المدنية و السياسية؛

-         تقديم المعني شهادة شطب من القائمة الانتخابية لمقر سكناه السابق.


- كيف يتم التسجيل ؟

     على المواطنين المعنيين ملء استمارة التسجيل المتوفرة على مستوى السفارة أو على موقعها الإلكتروني (

     يمكن للمواطنين الذين لا يستطيعون القدوم إلى مقر السفارة من أجل تسليم استمارات طلب التسجيل، باستعمال إحدى الوسائل التالية لإيصال تلك الاستمارات وهذا بعد ملئها بشكل صحيح وواضح و إمضائها:

- عبر البريد إلى العنوان التالي:

Embassy of Algeria, 950, Arcadia street, Arcadia, Pretoria

- عبر الفاكس: إلى : 002712-342-6479؛

- عبر البريد الإلكتروني: إلى العنوان التالي: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  1. بالنسبة للمواطنين المسجلين على القائمة الانتخابية:


  على المواطنين المسجلين على القائمة الانتخابية و الذين لم يتحصلوا على بطاقاتهم الانتخابية أو الذين أضاعوا بطاقاتهم الاتصال بالسفارة على الأرقام التالية:

0027 12-342-5074

0027 12-342-5075

0027 12-342-5077





Exceptional Revision of the Electoral Rolls 2019

          The Embassy of Algeria in Pretoria is pleased to inform the Algerian nationals living in South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho that, in accordance with the provisions of article 102 of the Constitution, and relevant provisions of the Organic Law No 10-16 of 25 August 2016 on the Electoral System, The President of the State, signed the Presidential Decree convening the electorate to the election of the President of the Republic, on Thursday 4 July 2019.  Also, the Decree sets the period from 16 - 23 April 2019 for the exceptional revision of electoral lists.

        According to the aforementioned Organic Law, mainly its articles: 03, 04, 06 and 7:

         “Is considered “an elector”, all Algerians, males and females, who are eighteen (18) years old enjoying their civil and political rights, and who are, in any case, not affected by the incapacities stipulated by the legislation in force. 

         No one can vote if he or she is not registered on the electoral list…”

          “Registration on the electoral roll is a duty for every citizen who meets the conditions legally required.”

           “All Algerians, male or female, enjoying their civil and political rights and who have never been enlisted on an electoral list, should apply for their registration.”


  1. The citizens who are not registered on the Electoral lists

         The Embassy reminds that the registration to vote is a voluntary act and that a consular registration does not imply systematically a registration on the electoral rolls. Therefore, the citizens, who are not recorded on the electoral roll of the Embassy, can apply for their registration during the period of the exceptional revision of the electoral lists from 16 - 23 April 2019. This opportunity will be the last one for them before the upcoming Presidential Elections on 4 July 2019.    

- Qualifications to Register:

- being registered in the Embassy;

- Being 18 years old by 4 July 2019;

- Being in full possession of their civil and political rights;

- Provide prove of radiation from the Electoral List at the previous address.


- How to register ?

          The citizens concerned are required to complete the application form, available at the Embassy or online (


        The citizens who are not able to submit their applications at the Embassy are free to send the correctly filled and signed form by one of the following means:

- Post: to the address: Embassy of Algeria, 950, Arcadia street, Arcadia, Pretoria;

- Fax: to 002712-342-6479;

- E-mail:  to the address:    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  1. Citizens who are enrolled in the electoral list:

   The nationals who are enrolled but they didn’t receive their electoral cards or lost their old ones are requested to contact the Embassy at the following numbers:

- 0027 12-342-5074

- 0027 12-342-5075

- 0027 12-342-5077



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