Ben Bella


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Ben Bella

Mohammed Ahmed . born 1916, Algerian statesman: first prime minister (1962--65) and president (1963--65) of independent Algeria: overthrown and imprisoned (1965--80)
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Il ne faut jamais que leurs corps soient retrouves", avait-il ajoute aux jeunes appeles, dont Jacques Jubier, precisant que l'un "etait le frere de Ben Bella et l'autre +une saloperie de communiste+ qui les a fait disparaitre".
He accused late President Ahmed Ben Bella of working as an agent under the former commander of Egyptian intelligence, Fathi Al-Deeb.
Ben Bella became the first President of the Republic of Algeria.
14 (Saba)- Education Minister Abdul-Razzaq al-Shwal and Education Director of UNICEF Office in SanaA'a Mohammed Ben Bella on Thursday discussed cooperation between Yemen and UNICEF in education sector and ways of enhancing it.
Charles de Gaulle only signed the Evian Accords with the nationalist FLN, once French oil interests were guaranteed by President Ben Bella who was overthrown in a military coup d'etat by Colonel Houari Boumedienne after only two years in power.
Of which African country was Ahmed Ben Bella president from 1963 to 1965?
Bouteflika's illness follows the death in the past year of two former presidents, Ahmed Ben Bella and Chadli Benjedid and Ali Kafi, who served as a transition leader in the early 1990s while the military fought Islamist forces who had won elections in a brutal war that left some 100,000 people dead.
Abdul-Nour, who was a minister in the government of Algeria's first President Ahmad Ben Bella following the 1962 independence, said scrapping of the emergency law was only one of a long list of demands.
Ahmed Ben Bella, first President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.
In Morocco, comrades of the resistance gathered from different parts of the Maghreb to pay tribute to the late Ahmed Ben Bella, in recognition of his efforts to open up the Algerian liberation movement to equivalent movements in the Maghreb, by the logic of solidarity and of cohesion in the shared battle of liberation.
Ahmed Ben Bella was also Algeria's first post-independence president, and many will fondly remember him as the fiery speaker that told the OAU's inaugural session in Addis Ababa in May 1963 that Africa's liberation was something that we should all "die a little or even completely" to achieve.