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News Tunisia » Gafsa: 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

Hundreds have occupied the mines of state-run Gafsa Phosphate (CPG), the main employer in the country's poor southern region, depriving Tunisia of badly needed hard currency and drawing a warning from a local MP that continued protests would hit the company.

News Tunisia » Gafsa: Tunisia’s Next Revolution

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

The working class in rural, southern Tunisia was hit especially hard. In 2008, phosphate miners in Gafsa started a six-month protest against corrupt hiring practices. They also mounted resistance to the privatization of the country’s natural resources ...

News Tunisia » Gafsa: British tourists returning to Tunisia after security improvements

News channel or source: http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=87223
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

In 2014, Tunisia earned around $2 billion in tourism revenue ... There have been mass protests over unemployment in the southern region of Gafsa, which paralysed phosphate production, resulting in huge losses for one of the country’s most lucrative ...

News Tunisia » Gafsa: Lessons from the unrest in Tunisia

News channel or source: http://en.qantara.de/content/lessons-from-the-unrest-in-tunisia-free-in-name-only?nopaging=1&qt-nodes_popularity=1
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In the winter month of January, scenes of protest and violence are nothing unusual in Tunisia. The North African country has ... during the bread riots of 1984, the events in Gafsa in 2008 and the fall of Ben Ali′s regime in 2011. In the years following ...

News Tunisia » Gafsa: Tunisia: Gafsa, Soon an ICT Hub

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/200912030265.html
Publication date: Wednesday 02 December 2009

Tunis — In February 2010, the governorate of Gafsa and its various delegations such as Metlaoui, Umm Larayes, Redayef, Mdhilla, Tebeddite and Essnad, will host the "Gafsa Net Expo" forum. Organized by Tunisia IT, "Gafsa Net Expo" forum is initiating a ...

News Tunisia » Gafsa: Gafsa Beach: Fears of Phosphate Poisoning as Hundreds Swim in Tunisian Oasis' Green Waters

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/gafsa-beach-fears-phosphate-poisoning-hundreds-swim-green-waters-tunisian-oasis-1459548
Publication date: Sunday 03 August 2014

Despite official warnings that the Gafsa Beach lake is dangerous and unfit for swimming, hundreds of people have flocked to the vast expanse of water to cool off from the heatwave in Tunisia. Hatef Ouigi, from the Regional Directorate of Civil Protection ...

News Tunisia » Gafsa: "Gafsa Beach": Tunisia’s mysterious new lake

News channel or source: http://observers.france24.com/en/20140731-gafsa-beach-tunisia-mysterious-lake
Publication date: Wednesday 30 July 2014

They have christened it “Gafsa Beach.” Many people are calling the lake’s appearance a miracle. So far, local authorities have provided no explanation for the lake’s sudden appearance. That’s why I contacted a geologist working at Gafsa’s ...

News Tunisia » Gafsa: Tunisia rallies simmer before Arab Spring anniversary

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/tunisia-rallies-continue-arab-spring-anniversary-180110063344072.html
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Protests were also reported in Gafsa and Tebourba, a town of fewer than 30,000 people ... started. Earlier on Tuesday, Tunisia's main opposition Popular Front party called for protests against a January 1 law raising fuel prices and increasing real ...

News Tunisia » Gafsa: Gafsa, Tunisia 10-day Weather

News channel or source: https://weather.com/en-GB/weather/tenday/l/Gafsa+71+Tunisia+TSXX0016:1:TS
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

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News Tunisia » Gafsa: Tunisia: Can niqabs and bikinis live side-by-side?

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21925753
Publication date: Wednesday 27 March 2013

These are external links and will open in a new window Two years after the long-time government was ousted in Tunisia, some women are enjoying ... wind-blown Tunisian town of Gafsa with the traditional two kisses on the cheek - but through a swathe of ...