Issad Rebrab, Algeria’s wealthiest businessman, was arrested as part of an anti-corruption investigation. Photo: AFP

Algeria arrests five billionaire tycoons after president’s ousting

  • Demonstrators angry at systemic corruption in Algeria have since mid-February protested against corruption in the oil-rich country
  • They have forced out Algeria’s long-time former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika
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Issad Rebrab, Algeria’s wealthiest businessman, was arrested as part of an anti-corruption investigation. Photo: AFP
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