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In Algeria, the Beginning of the End for Politics as Usual

Feb 28, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
A billboard of Algerian President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika gets taken down in protest of fifth run for the presidency.

Algerians tear down a large billboard with a picture of their current President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika during a demonstration against his candidacy for a fifth term in the country’s capital of Algiers.

(RYAD KRAMDI/AFP/Getty Images)

On April 18, Algerians will head to the polls to either re-elect incumbent President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika, or replace him with one of a raft of opposition candidates who have entered the race. But unlike past elections, there is a small chance that this next presidential election -- and the...

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