Ministry of Industry launches call for tender to build solar plant and wind farm in Tunisia

The Ministry of Industry has launched a call for tender to build and manage a solar plant and wind farm in Tunisia. According to the Ministry, 16 companies and consortiums were pre-selected to contend for the bid to provide and manage a 500-megawatt solar plant, and 12 companies were pre-selected to compete in the bid for building and managing a 300-megawatt wind farm. The Italian energy giant Enel is vying for the solar plant project along with other companies including international energy giants such as Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, the…

Morocco’s ambassador to Tunisia appointed president of supreme Independent Authority for Audiovisuals communication

According to Tunisian French-language website « Leaders », Current ambassador of Morocco to Tunisia, Latifa Akherbach is appointed the president of supreme Independent Authority for Audiovisuals communication in Morocco, similar to Tunisian Independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA). Based in Tunis since February 2016, the ambassador manages also the Affairs of the Moroccan Embassy in Libya with residence in Tunis since its closure for security reasons. Well-known in the Moroccan media landscape, before starting a diplomatic carrier, Latifa Akherbach was a teacher at the Journalism Institute in Rabat, then Director of this Institute before being…