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Tunisia’s president declares state of emergency after hotel attack

A member of Tunisia's special forces inspects the beachside of the Imperial Marhaba resort, while British, French, German and Tunisia's interior ministers arrive to pay their tribute in front of a makeshift memorial in Sousse, Tunisia, June 29, 2015.  REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

(Reuters) – Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday to give his government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killed. 00    read more

President Buhari Promises Conducive Environment For Business

General Buhari speaks from Chatham House London

In fulfillment of his campaign promises, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has given an assurance that his administration will take all necessary measures in ensuring conducive operating environment for businesses, to boost employment in the country. 00    read more

Niger Delta leaders extol Sylva, suggest him to Buhari

Former Bayelsa governor, Timipre Sylva

By Njamanze Fidel Niger Delta leaders on Sunday described former Bayelsa State governor, Chief Timipre Sylva as a leader with credibility, character, calm, and strives to better the reputation of the country, saying his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari is … read more

African Leaders Lament Bloody Waves of African Migration

Zimbabwean president and chair of the African Union Summit Robert Mugabe (l) stands next to South African president Jacob Zuma during a photo op at the AU summit in Johannesburg, June 14 2015.

African leaders say development is essential to stop the blood-soaked tide of desperate African migrants who are fleeing the continent. +200    read more