2012-02-20 13:30:37Citizens Protest Against Various Issues in Front of National Constituent Assembly[Tunisia Live]
On Saturday, nearly 700 people gathered in front of Bardo Palace, the seat of Tunisia's National Constituent Assembly (NCA). Since its election on October 23 and its first session on November 22, "the Bardo" - as it is called - has become a well-trodden ground for protestors, who wish to have their demands heard by their newly elected deputies.
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 8:32Algeria, Tunisia Discuss Military Co-Operation[Magharebia]Algiers -Less than a week after terrorists killed 15 soldiers along Tunisia's border with Algeria, Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa is leading a high-level delegation to Tebessa on Tuesday (July 22nd).
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 8:17Mali, Morocco Boost Security Collaboration[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Morocco and Mali's leaders want to confront joint challenges, represented by the danger of extremist religious discourse and the threat of terrorist groups in the Sahel and Maghreb.
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 8:15As Govt Loses Ground in North-East, a 15-Point Plan for Nigeria[AfricaPlus]July 23 marks 100 days since the Chibok girls were abducted. The Boko Haram insurgency has brought to world attention the shortcomings of Nigeria's army, police, and other security services. President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking $1billion in external loans to enhance their capacity. His government has shifted from one bold declaration to another: a state of emergency, total war, and now adding more funds to the billions already poured into these services. There is an urgent need for a comprehensive st