Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (L) and Algeria's Chief of Staff General Ahmed Gaid Salah (R). Photo: AFP

Algeria’s powerful army chief wants ailing president declared unfit for office

  • President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said last month he would run for a fifth term in office, despite concerns about his ability to rule, triggering a wave of protests
  • The 82-year-old leader uses a wheelchair and has rarely appeared in public since suffering a stroke in 2013
Topic |   Africa

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (L) and Algeria's Chief of Staff General Ahmed Gaid Salah (R). Photo: AFP
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