On January 27th Ahmed Bensebane was appointed Director General of Algeria’s public broadcaster, the Entreprise Publique de Télévision (EPTV). The Minister of Communication Ammar Belhimer nominated him to take over from Ferthi Saïdi, acting director since January 22nd.
A graduate in economics, Ahmed Bensebane has already held numerous senior positions within Algerian public television. In particular he was director of the regional station in Oran and, between July and November 2019, head of EPTV’s production. In June 2019 the Minister of Culture, Meriem Merdaci appointed him director of the Arab Film Festival in Oran.
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