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Chinese space-based remote sensing technology helps discover heritage in Tunisia

Ten new archeological sites in southern Tunisia were discovered thanks to Chinese space-based remote sensing technology, Tunisian authorities said Thursday. The archaeological sites, dating back to ancient Roman times, are located in three Tunisian provinces — Gafsa, Tataouine and Medenine, said Tunisian Culture Minister Mohamed Zine El-Abidine at a press ...

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Tunisia’s foreign direct investment grew 27 percent

Tunisia’s foreign direct investment (FDI) jumped by 27 percent in the first quarter, due to the government efforts to ease obstacles to investors, including cutting down licenses and limiting bureaucratic procedures, official data showed on Thursday. The Foreign Investment Promotion Agency noted the flow of foreign direct investment in Tunisia was ...

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Tunisia in transition with hope and challenges, UN expert says

Tunisia has continued to make progress on democracy since the revolution more than seven years ago, including a Constitution guaranteeing fundamental rights for all Tunisians, but there is still a lot to do, says a UN human rights expert. “Tunisia still faces numerous challenges, including setting up key institutions required ...

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Free museums and archaeological sites in Tunisia On Unesco international day

Tunisia is celebrating the International Day for Monuments and Sites, set up by Unesco in 1983, with free entrance to museums and archaeological sites across the country. According to data provided by the National institute of Tunisian heritage (Inp), Tunisia currently has 1,200 archaeological sites and 40 museums. On May ...

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Startup and innovation hub leaders are going to shape digital policy for the African Union

Leaders in several African tech ecosystems are living by the words of Charles-Guillaume Étienne, the 19th century French playwright: “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” Since tech and innovation hubs began popping up across the continent over the last decade, an obvious gap has been the absence ...

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2nd edition of international conference “Bizerte Smart City” launched

The 2nd edition of the international conference “Bizerte Smart City” organised at the initiative of the association “Bizerte 2050” in partnership with the Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy, is held from April 18 to 20, 2018 at the convention centre of the city of Bizerte. Two innovative applications ...

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15 countries participate in ‘African Lion Manoeuvres’ in Morocco

The Moroccan-US joint military training, known as the African Lion Manoeuvres 2018, have been launched in Morocco under the orders of King Mohammed VI and will continue until April 29. A statement which has been issued by the General Command of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces on Tuesday said that ...

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Tunisia starts third phase of national development plan

The Tunisian government Tuesday started the third phase of a national development plan to invest 1,000 million dinars (413 million U.S. dollars) for 24 governorates of the North African country. Contracts under the integrated development programme (third phase) were inked on This occasion by 24 governorates. They will help generate ...

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Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis opens its doors in Middle East

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a new contemporary hotel on the banks of majestic Lake Tunis, creating a business and leisure destination with a difference in a prime area of the Tunisian capital. Marking another milestone in the company’s North African expansion strategy, Mövenpick Hotel du Lac Tunis has ...

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Tunisia Set To Become A ‘Startup Nation’ – Parliament Passes the Startup Act

After two years of deliberation, the Tunisian Parliament passed the ‘Startup Act’ early this month. The Act was formulated by keeping the ecosystem involved and is touted to set the country on the path of becoming a startup nation. Definition of a startup is chalked out clearly which states that the ...

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