[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Diving operations carried out by a team of the National Navy to examine the state of the tanker that sank off Gabes started this Sunday morning, the Ministries of Environment and Transport announced.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia currently covers 54% of its drug needs through local industry and is working to reach a rate of 70% in the coming period, said Dr. Mariam Khrouf, Director of Pharmacy and Medicines at the Ministry of Public Health
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Problems of the agricultural sector were at heart of the meeting held Saturday at the Government Palace in Kasbah between Prime Minister Najla Bouden and a delegation of the Tunisian Farmers Union (SYNAGRI) led by its president Midani Dhaoui.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia, which is facing a budgetary pressure and lacks additional resources for ambitious resilience programs needs a better national coordination and developing regional programmes to cope with the new shock of supply of raw materials, including grain and energy, caused by the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia was the European Union's second supplier of workwear and its fourth jeans supplier in 2021, the Technical Textile Centre (French: CETTEX) said in a EU market analysis.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Cabinet meeting held Saturday at the Palace of Carthage under the chairmanship of President Kais Saied looked at four draft decree-laws and seven presidential decrees.
[Egypt Online] International Cooperation Minister Rania el Mashat held on Friday 08/04/2022 a number of meetings with representatives of Jordan, Tunisia, Mauritania, Morocco and the World Bank during her visit to Jeddah to attend the Annual High-Level meetings with Arab Financial Authorities and Institutions.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- "Democracy in Tunisia is a settled issue and the upcoming political elections announced by the President of the Republic represent a step towards the consolidation of a solid and sustainable democratic system that meets the aspirations of the Tunisian people and guarantees their rights and freedoms," said Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi at the end of a meeting held on Thursday with ambassadors of the G7 countries and the European Union ambassador.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisian Ons Jabeur ( world 10th) qualified for the semi-finals of the Charleston Open (USA) after beating Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina (42nd) by 2 sets to 0 (6-3, 6-2), in the quarterfinals played Friday evening.
[JusticeInfo.net] Corruption, tax fraud and misappropriation of public property can now be amnestied in Tunisia. On March 21, President Kaïes Saïed used his expanded executive powers to sign a decree on criminal reconciliation, which adds to a law passed in 2017 under President Béji Caïd Essebsi. But it also angers civil society.
[The Point] The Serekunda East Sports Development Organisation (SESDO), the host of OlympAfrica, the current national volleyball champions on Sunday launched a fundraising campaign to facilitate Gambia's representation in the African volleyball club championship.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation launched a call for small grants for associations from Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Morocco running projects to support biodiversity conservation.
[CAF] The five African countries at this year's World Cup have been handed tricky groups at the tournament with Tunisia drawn to face world champions France while Cameroon will play five-time winners Brazil
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Index of Openness in Tunisia, developed by the Democratic Transition & Human Rights Support Centre (DAAM) revealed easy access to information from municipalities, but difficulty in accessing information from most ministries.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The German Federal Foundation for SMEs (The German Mittelstand BVMV) is considering a work visit in May to Tunisia, targeting several German enterprises operating in Tunisia with a view to exploring investment opportunities in Tunisia, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines said in a press release.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A pilot project to develop organic agricultural products in the localities of Charayaa and Machrek Chames (Governorate of Kasserine) will be launched shortly by the Cooperative Society for Agricultural Services (SMSA El-Wafa), in collaboration with the Charayaa-Machrek Chames municipality and with the financial support of the European Union (EU) and the assistance of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
[RFI] Tunisia's President Kais Saied on Wednesday dissolved the country's parliament, which has been suspended since last year, and said lawmakers who defied him by voting to repeal decrees he used to assume near total power would be prosecuted.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Interior Minister Taoufik Charfeddine met on Monday at the department's headquarters with South Korean Minister of Interior and Security Jeon Hae-cheol, who is visiting Tunisia as part of the organisation of the Tunisian-Korean e-government Forum.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- South Korean Minister of Interior and Security Jeon Hae-Cheol underlined on Monday his country's readiness to support Tunisia in the fields of technological infrastructure development, digitisation of the administration and OpenGov.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The ways and means to boost trade between Tunisia and Canada, the promotion of olive oil and handicrafts exports and cereal imports, were the focus of a meeting held Monday at the Kasbah between Prime Minister Najla Bouden and Canada's ambassador to Tunisia, Patrice Cousineau.
[New Frame] The gifted player chose financial security over European fame by playing in the Gulf. It's a route many Tunisian footballers take, with experts saying it is to the detriment of the national team.
[CAF] After losing 0-1 against Tunisia at their home ground of the Stade du 26 mars de Bamako in the qualifying play-off for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Mali are far from being eliminated, assured their players in separate media interviews.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The latest developments in the occupied territories, amid repeated violations of the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people were discussed at a meeting Tuesday in Islamabad, Pakistan, between Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi and Chair of the United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People Sheikh Niag.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The specific municipal programme 2022-2024, funded in part by the European Union, started Wednesday in the delegation of Bou Arada, Governorate of Siliana, as part of the project to contribute to improving the economic and social conditions of the population.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A partnership agreement on the recovery and export of plastic waste found in the marine environment on the island of Kerkennah (Governorate of Sfax), was signed Wednesday between "Seaqual Initiative," a collaborative community fighting plastic pollution, and a local entrepreneur active in plastic collection.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisian Mohamed Farhat Chida (T38) won the silver medal in long jump at the second day of the Fazza Para-Athletics Grand Prix held in Dubai, with a jump of 6.30 m.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Subscriptions to the second tranche of the national bond loan will be launched next June, for an initial amount of 350 million Dinars (MD), Director General of Debt and Financial Cooperation at the Finance Ministry Kaouther Babia Ghomrasni told TAP on Tuesday.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Municipal by-elections in Sakiet Ezzit and Chihia (Sfax), Kalâa Kebira (Sousse), Tabarka (Jendouba) and Azmour (Nabeul) will be held on March 26-27, the Independent High Authority for Elections (French: ISIE) announced.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Tunisian world and Paralympic champion Raouaa Tlili (F40) bagged the gold medal in discus at the Fazza Para-Athletics Grand Prix Tuesday in Dubai. Tlili achieved a throw of 33.77 m.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisian Paralympic champion Walid Ktila (t34) stood out again at the Fazza Para-Athletics Grand Prix, after winning a gold medal in 100m wheelchair Tuesday in Dubai.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi called on member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to consider together the challenges imposed by changes taking place internationally and the new threats.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The governorate of Sidi Bouzid recorded 14 more coronavirus infection cases in the last 24 hours. This takes overall COVID-19 cases in the region to 39,720, since the spread of the pandemic.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- "Police used violence to break up a sit-in protest which the National Anti-Corruption Authority staff resumed on Monday evening outside the Palace of Carthage, said INLUCC legal adviser Asma Arfaoui.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The house price index went up by 6.2% in the 4th quarter of 2021, year-on-year, after the increase in prices of building land by 9.6%, prices of apartments by 1.3% and those of houses by 2.1%, the National Institute of Statistics (INS) said Tuesday.
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- US Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Uzra Zeya is expected Wednesday in Tunis as part of a tour on March 21-30 which also includes Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates.