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African Leaders Join G7 Leaders in Germany to Discuss Ways to Combat Major Threats in Africa

African Heads of States- Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi and Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – will join Group of Seven leaders at the G7 Summit in Germany to discuss ways to assist in countering threats pose by terrorists groups like Boko Haram and the Islamic states and how to help expedite the Ebola recovery efforts in West Africa and strengthen health systems across the continent. The African Heads of States are invited as guests to the summit as part of an outreach to essential but non-G7 countries.

This will be the first meeting between President Obama and the new Nigerian President Buhari. President Essebsi was recently in the U.S., where he met President Obama at the White House and other key officials.

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