TUNIS, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, decided to extend the state of emergency for one more month, running from Jan 6 to Feb 4, the presidency said, Friday.

The decision was made after consultations with the Tunisian Prime Minister, Youssef Chahed, and President of the People's Representatives Assembly, Mohamed Ennaceur.

The state of emergency in Tunisia has been extended many times, with the last one dating back to Dec 7, 2018.

The state of emergency was first declared on Nov 24, 2015, following a bloody bomb attack, on a bus of the presidential guard, killing 12 agents.

Source: NAM News Network


Kenya’s Former Attorney General Challenges US Entry Ban

NAIROBI – This week, U.S. officials imposed an entry ban on former Kenyan Attorney General Amos Wako, citing his alleged involvement in what the State Department called significant corruption. At a news conference Wednesday, Wako denied the allegations…

Court Postpones Hearing 8th Time For Tanzanian Journalist

DAR ES SALAM -A Tanzanian court on Wednesday postponed the hearing for the eighth time of aprominent Tanzanian journalist arrested in July in a case his lawyers and rights group say is politically motivated.Police arrested Dar es Salaam-based journalis…