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News Tunisia: Tunisia reopens consulate in Libyan capital Tripoli

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-libya-security-tunisia/tunisia-reopens-consulate-in-libyan-capital-tripoli-idUSKBN1HS0BI
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Tunisia has reopened its consulate in the Libyan capital, the Libya foreign ministry said on Saturday, the latest mission to return to Tripoli. Most embassies left Tripoli in 2014 when heavy fighting broke out between rival factions and ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia's democracy: Freedom is disappointingly messy, but there's hope

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2018/0417/Tunisia-s-democracy-Freedom-is-disappointingly-messy-but-there-s-hope
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

April 17, 2018 Tunis, Tunisia—Tarek Dziri cannot forget Tunisia’s revolution for a single minute. Mr. Dziri was 26 years old and a new father, working as a chef in the town of Al Fahs, 40 miles south of the capital, when riots broke out in central ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: Media sector crisis continues, entering decisive phase

News channel or source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180421-tunisia-media-sector-crisis-continues-entering-decisive-phase/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The closure of Tunisian media outlets and the expulsion of journalists working for them, most recently the private newspaper Assarih, caused a great deal of anger among Tunisian media professionals who demanded radical solutions that preserve their rights ...

News Tunisia: 3 dead in 25-car pileup caused by heavy fog in Tunisia

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/21/c_137127197.htm
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

TUNIS, April 21 (Xinhua) -- At least three people were killed and 10 injured in a pileup of 25 vehicles caused by a thick fog on early Saturday morning, announced the Tunisian Ministry of the Interior. The accident happened on the highway connecting the ...

News Tunisia: Will Tunisia's municipal elections change anything?

News channel or source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/tunisia-municipal-elections-change-180416155940797.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Tunisians will head to the polls on May 6 to vote in the country's first free municipal elections since the removal of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his government in 2011. Having been postponed four times, the elections come as a relief to many ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia reports 27 percent boost in foreign investment

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096750390/Tunisia-reports-27-percent-boost-in-foreign-investment
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

(MENAFN) Tunisia has recorded a boost in its foreign investment by 27 percent during the first quarter of this year. The Foreign Investment Promotion Agency has released the official data which found USD230 million to have been reached in foreign ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia’s “Startup Act” could show other African governments how to support tech ecosystems

News channel or source: https://qz.com/1252113/tunisia-startup-act-to-boost-african-tech-ecosystem-and-innovation/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

The success story of local tech ecosystems across Africa has provided a positive narrative over the past decade. The law has come after two years of deliberations with legislators engaging entrepreneurs, civil society, and investors. The big picture is ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: Signing Of Commitment Letter And Memoranda Of Understanding With Tunisian Companies With The Aim To Develop The Private Sector.

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804160804.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private sector (ICD) signed a commitment letter with Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), Tunisia, as well as seven memoranda of understanding, namely with CDC, Wifak Bank, Zitouna Tamkeen, Intilaq ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia hope attacker Msakni will be fit for World Cup

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/tunisia-hope-attacker-msakni-fit-world-cup-074253875--sow.html
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia are hopeful that their star performer in the qualifiers, Youssef Msakni, can recover in time to play in the World Cup finals in June after sustaining a knee injury at the weekend. The talismanic forward, regarded as key to Tunisia ...

News Tunisia: Foreign investment in Tunisia rises by a quarter at start of 2018

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/tunisiaNews/idAFL8N1RW3YF
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

TUNIS, April 19 (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment in Tunisia rose by 27 percent in the first quarter this year compared with a year earlier, official figures showed on Thursday, as the government seeks to cut red tape to attract new investment.