Mon, 15 Apr 2024 16:56:13 GMT
Tataouine-Dehiba-Wazen Border Post - Waiting Times Acceptable in View of Higher Traffic
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tataouine, April 13 -- Reports circulating on social media of heavy traffic and congestion for several days at the Dehiba-Wazen border crossing between Tunisia and Libya in Tataouine, with waiting times of more than a week to c...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 16:56:10 GMT
Tunisia's Permanent Representative to UN Reaffirms Country's Commitment to Defending Interests of Africa Within UN
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, April 13 -- Tunisia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Tarek El Adab, reaffirmed on Saturday in New York Tunisia's firm commitment to defend the interests of the African continent within the Uni...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 14:49:46 GMT
Junior Tennis Stars for Tunisia Tourney
[The Herald] Three of the country's young tennis sensations have been handed yet another opportunity to shine as they are set for the Africa Junior Team Championships (AJTC) in Tunisia next month.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:07:48 GMT
Intimate Partner Violence Accounts for Almost Five Percent of Reported Violence Cases in Q1 2024 (Report)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- A report by the Tunisian Social Observatory under the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES) reveals that intimate partner violence accounted for 4.56% of all cases of violence recorded in the first quar...

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 12:57:29 GMT
Strong Winds Exceeding 90 Km/H in South On Tuesday Night and Wednesday
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, April 9 -- The weather on Wednesday will be characterised by northerly winds in the north and centre and easterly winds in the south, strong with speeds between 50 and 70 km/h near the coasts, in the highlands and in the...

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 06:35:37 GMT
Tunisia's El Kef City Is Rich in Heritage - Centuries of Cultural Mixing Give It a Distinct Identity
[The Conversation Africa] El Kef is a city built into the southern face of Jebel Dyr mountain, which is linked to the High Atlas mountains in the north-western region of Tunisia that borders on Algeria. The breeze that sweeps off the mountain and thr...

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 06:56:58 GMT
Cabinet Meeting Approves Number of Draft Laws and Decrees
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, April 4 -- The Cabinet approved a number of draft laws and decrees of an economic and social nature during its meeting on Thursday, chaired by Prime Minister Ahmed Hachani.

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 06:57:42 GMT
Sheikh Zayed Book Award - Ahmed Somai and Houssemeddine Chachia Win Prizes
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, April 4 -- Tunisians Ahmed Somai and Houssemeddine Chachia have won prizes at the 18th Sheikh Zayed Book Award, SZBA 2023-2024.

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 14:09:12 GMT
Resignation and Appointment of Archbishop of Tunis
[Agenzia Fides] Vatican City -- The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Tunis, Tunisia, presented by Archbishop Ilario Antoniazzi.

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 09:46:00 GMT
FM Calls Rwandan Counterpart to Speed Up Repatriation of Tunisian Physical Trainer's Body
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- After receiving the news of the death of the Tunisian citizen Adel Zran, physical trainer of Rwanda's ARP FC, who died on April 2 in Kigali, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad, Nabil Ammar, tel...

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 11:13:42 GMT
Economic and Social Rights - Civil Society Describes Tunisia's One-Year Record As 'Negative'
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, April 4 -- The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Civil Observation Coalition, which monitors Tunisia's implementation of its international commitments, says the country's overall record over the past year has been "negativ...

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 11:13:40 GMT
Bizerte - 12.3 Million Dinars of Industrial Investment By End of March 2024
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Bizerte, April 4 -- The volume of industrial investments reported in the governorate of Bizerte reached 12.3 million dinars during the first quarter of 2024, allocated to the creation of 32 projects generating 260 jobs, said re...

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 04:59:03 GMT
Tunisian Authorities Arrest, Charge Journalist Mohamed Boughaleb
[CPJ] New York -- Tunisian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release journalist Mohamed Boughaleb and drop all charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday.

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 06:57:58 GMT
Cabinet Meeting Approves Decree Establishing Office for Development of South and Sahara
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, April 4 -- The Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Ahmed Hachani on Thursday approved a draft decree establishing the Office for the Development of the South and the Sahara (SDO) and regulating its administrative a...

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 06:57:09 GMT
Local Elections - April 13 Deadline for Submission of Accounts (Court of Auditors)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, April 4 -- The Court of Auditors has asked candidates for the second round of the 2023 local elections to submit their financial statements for these elections by April 13, 2024.

Tue, 02 Apr 2024 16:45:46 GMT
Defence Minister Visits Borj El Amri Aviation School
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Minister of National Defence, Imed Memmich, on Monday evening, visited the Borj El Amri aviation school (BAAS) in Manouba, where he inspected the officer cadets' working, living and study conditions.

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 15:22:45 GMT
Beja Sugar Factory Producing Half of Tunisia's Daily Sugar Needs for Two Weeks Now (CEO)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Beja/Tunisia -- The Beja sugar factory has been operating for two weeks at a production rate of 500 tonnes per day, which represents half of Tunisia's sugar needs, estimated at 1,000 tonnes per day, the company's CEO Mohamed Ba...

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 15:21:36 GMT
Draft State Budget 2025 - Government Will Continue to Control Wage Bill and Rationalise Subsidies
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- The draft state budget for 2025 is based on continuing to control the wage bill, achieving the objectives of the subsidy system, planning strategic development projects and defining investment spending, according to th...

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 15:12:04 GMT
Tunisia to Host 1st Decarbonisation Mediterranean Forum, End of Sep.2024 (Utica)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- Tunisia will host the first Mediterranean Decarbonisation Forum by the end of September 2024, announced the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA).

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 06:05:40 GMT
Tunisia - Authorities' Targeting of Lawyers Undermines Access to Justice
[AI London] The Tunisian authorities' growing judicial harassment and intimidation of lawyers solely for discharging their professional duties violates their rights and undermines access to justice and effective remedies for victims of human rights v...

Thu, 28 Mar 2024 15:26:21 GMT
Elections for National Council of Regions and Districts - Isie to Announce Composition Thursday Afternoon
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The Council of the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) will meet on Thursday to approve the results of the elections, following the voting and counting operation which was conducted earlier on Thurs...

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 06:16:47 GMT
Tunisia - Artist Jailed for Criticizing President: Rached Tamboura
[AI London] On 31 January 2024, the Monastir court of appeals in Tunisia sentenced artist Rached Tamboura to two years in prison on bogus charges for the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression. Rached Tamboura painted a series of gra...

Wed, 27 Mar 2024 16:05:56 GMT
Transport Minister Calls for Faster Updating of Tunisair Restructuring Programme
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- Minister of Public Works and Housing and Acting Minister of Transport, Sarra Zaâfrani Zenzri, on Wednesday called for an accelerated updating of the restructuring programme of national carrier "Tunisair" and a red...

Fri, 29 Mar 2024 06:16:31 GMT
Tunisia - Lawyers Tarrgeted With Judicial Harassment and Reprisals
[AI London] Since January 2022, at least 20 Tunisian defence lawyers in high profile cases, have faced judicial harassment through criminal investigations based on their peaceful exercise of their human rights including the rights to freedom of expre...

Wed, 27 Mar 2024 08:09:12 GMT
Egypt Capital Cup - Tunisia's Soccer Team Finish Third After Win Over New Zealand's On Penalties 4-2
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- Tunisia's national soccer team finished third in the Egypt Capital Cup, part of the FIFA 2024 Series, after defeating New Zealand 4-2 on penalties shoot-out in a placement match at the Cairo Stadium on Tuesday night.

Mon, 25 Mar 2024 12:39:46 GMT
Deep Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Visible From Tunisia Monday
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- The National Institute of Meteorology (French: INM) announced a deep penumbral lunar eclipse visible from Tunisia on Monday.

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 09:05:47 GMT
Head of State Calls for Developing Effective National Strategy for Public Transportation in Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- President of the Republic, Kais Saied, had a meeting, Thursday, at Carthage Palace with Minister of Public Works and Housing in charge of the Transport Ministry Sarra Zaafrani Zanzri during which he stressed the need t...

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 14:29:03 GMT
'E-Houwiya' Application Available On Google Playstore (Ministry of Technology)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- The "E-Houwiya" application, which offers a secure and simple way of obtaining a digital identity on a mobile phone, is now available on Google Playstore, the Ministry of Communication Technologies announced.

Wed, 20 Mar 2024 18:34:37 GMT
Tunisia Reaffirms Its Commitment to Building a More United, Effective and Innovative Francophonie (Statement)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- "Tunisia, one of the founding countries of the Francophonie, will continue to work with its Francophone partners to give this community continued dynamism and to move towards a more solidarity-based, effective and rene...

Wed, 20 Mar 2024 09:48:40 GMT
Interior Ministry Visit - Saïed Calls for Increasing Efforts to Fight All Types of Crimes and Corruption
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- President of the Republic, Kaïs Saïed, visited the Interior Ministry, on Tuesday, and he met with minister, Kamel Feki as well as with other senior security officials.