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Youssef Chahed

Tunisia ruling party suspends prime minister over president’s son row

Tunisia’s ruling party has suspended Prime Minister Youssef Chahed in the latest escalation of a row with the president’s son that has paralysed key decisions on the troubled economy.

Tunisia to hold 1st local election since 2011 Arab Spring

Tunisia is hoping to break through barriers with its first local election since its 2011 Arab Spring revolution - a vote that could produce the first female mayor of the capital, the first Jewish official with an Islamist party and new flock of mayors with greater powers.

Jewish candidate for Muslim party breaks barriers in Tunisia

Simon Slama and his family are the only Jews left in the Tunisian city of Monastir, once home to a thriving Jewish community. But instead of joining the exodus, he is running for office - as a candidate of Tunisia's Islamist party.

Tunisia president meets unions, employers after unrest

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi held talks Saturday with political parties, unions and employers to discuss means to overcome a week of unrest triggered by austerity measures.

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Uche Nwosu: No amount of blackmail can stop my support for Muhammadu Buhari

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Abiola Ajimobi

Abilola Ajimobi: Post-primaries disaffection in APC not intractable

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Shola Shoretire

Manchester United U19s call up 14-year-old Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire for Valencia clash

Manchester United have called up 14-year-old Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire for their UEFA Youth League game with Valencia on Wednesday.

2019: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi assures Enugu residence of good governance

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reiterated his administration’s commitment to provide good governance to the people of the state if re-elected in 2019.
Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai: Google has ‘checks and balances’ against political bias

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai said Monday that the internet giant steers clear of “political bias,” arguing that this is a core principle of its business to maintain the trust of users.