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Tunisia , Friday 23 February 2018

News Tunisia: Last residents hold on in Tunisia's underground houses

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-troglodytes/last-residents-hold-on-in-tunisias-underground-houses-idUSKCN1G70XF
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

MATMATA, Tunisia (Reuters) - In the arid valleys of southern Tunisia’s Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds. But in recent decades ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: the myth of oil, 2018 first solar power plant and soon smart meters in Sfax (Video)

News channel or source: https://africanmanager.com/site_eng/tunisia-the-myth-of-oil-2018-first-solar-power-plant-and-soon-smart-meters-in-sfax-video/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Trade unionist, from father to son, the Tunisian Minister of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies, destroys the myth of oil abundance, addresses investors in this area and says everything on oil by figures. But there is even more! Khaled Kaddour talks to ...

News Tunisia: Ali Maaloul says England will be Tunisia's 'toughest' game

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43146860
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Tunisia defender Ali Maaloul has earmarked the England game as their 'toughest' group fixture at Russia 2018. Tunisia international Ali Maaloul says England will be the team to beat in their 2018 World Cup group in Russia. The Carthage Eagles have been ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia's Ennahda nominates Jew for local polls

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/africa/199071/mugabes-birthday-reduced-to-low-key-event
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda movement has nominated a Jew for the country’s upcoming local election in May. Simon Selame, 56, from the central coast city of Monastir, will run as an independent in the May 6 polls. Selame said he has the right to join ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia’s Next Revolution

News channel or source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/02/tunisias-next-revolution
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Young Tunisians, unwilling to abandon the revolution they launched seven years ago, are fighting against a government committed to neoliberal austerity. Demonstrators place flowers in the barrels of soldiers guns as people take to the streets again to ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia's ″Cemetery for the Unknown″

News channel or source: http://en.qantara.de/content/tunisias-cemetery-for-the-unknown-the-gravedigger-of-zarzis
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Chemseddine Marzoug quickly packs two bottles of water before he turns off the main road to head south on a bumpy dirt road that runs a hundred metres through an olive grove and an abandoned piece of land. At the edge of the former garbage dump, there is a ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia's Etoile demand match-fixing probe after mass riot

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/soccer/tunisias-etoile-demand-match-fixing-probe-after-mass-riot/ar-BBJhQa0
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

After a riot sparked by a contested penalty and a flurry of red cards left 19 police officers hospitalised, Etoile Sahel said Sunday they were ready to go to court over their 3-2 defeat by bitter rivals Esperance. Thirty-eight police officers were injured ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia phosphate exports halted by job protests

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tunisia-phosphate-exports-halted-job-protests-171004857--finance.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

UMM AL-ARAIS, Tunisia (Reuters) - Young men block the entrance of a Tunisian phosphate mine, halting exports as they demand jobs in a conflict that is exacerbating an economic crisis in the North African country. Hundreds have occupied the mines of state ...

News Tunisia: Hatem Trabelsi counsels Tunisia ahead of 2018 World Cup

News channel or source: https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/hatem-trabelsi-counsels-tunisia-ahead-011534273.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Former Tunisia international Hatem Trabelsi has urged Nabil Maaloul’s men to maximize the opportunity the Fifa World Cup gives and represent the north African country with honour. The 2004 Africa Cup of Nations champions who will make their fifth World ...

News Tunisia: Artichokes imported from Tunisia

News channel or source: http://www.freshplaza.com/article/189934/Artichokes-imported-from-Tunisia
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

There seems to be no reason why the vegetable market should be doing so badly. The mild weather and overproduction are slowing things down and the entire chain risks not being able to cover costs. "There are a lot of artichokes available but not enough ...