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COMESA champions regional digital economic integration …as Somalia, Tunisia seek membership

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is rallying its member states towards full adoption of digital technologies to tackle the developmental disparities within the bloc and enhancing efficiency in regional economic systems. With only a few weeks ahead of the 20th COMESA heads of state and government ...

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Three road shows to present business opportunities in DRC

Three road shows to present business opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be hosted by THINK AFRICA Platform Members, Industry and Innovation Promotion Agency Reports (APII) on its site. These Road Shows will take place on July 3rd in Sfax, on July 4th in Sousse and on ...

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Tunisia to boost its economy and shift to green energy

The World Bank recently announced a new $500 million operation to support key reforms in Tunisia aimed at promoting private investment and creating opportunities for small businesses, while protecting vulnerable households and increasing energy security. The Investment, Competitiveness and Inclusion Development Policy Framework was designed to help implement major goals outlined in ...

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Tunisia: Tunisair Braces for Record Number of Travellers in Summer Season (CEO)

A record number of over four million travellers is expected this summer, said Tunisair CEO Elyes Mnakbi. There will also be an increase in turnover, he said. He Thursday said, on the fringes of a conference in Tunis on the role of transparency in improving the profitability of the transport ...

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New Support for Accelerating Reforms in Tunisia to Boost Growth, Protect the Vulnerable and Shift to Green Energy

The World Bank announced today a new US$500 million operation to support key reforms in Tunisia aimed at promoting private investment and creating opportunities for small businesses, while protecting vulnerable households and increasing energy security. The new operation will support concrete actions to simplify import and export procedures, open many ...

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UK eases travel restrictions to Tunisia

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK has further lifted restrictions on travel to Tunisia, a move likely to drive tourists to the region. The decision came as Mövenpick announced plans to take over an upscale hotel as the country moves away from the budget market and looks to the business ...

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Tunisia launches national strategy to better preserve water

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednesday unveiled a national strategy for better preserving water resources. The announcement was made on the Tunisian Economic Forum organiqed by Arab Institute of Business Leaders. “This strategy will be able to preserve every drop of water through the construction of dams, collinear lakes ...

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Roadshows to inform Tunisian exporters of business opportunities in DR Congo

A series of Roadshows aimed at sensitising Tunisian exporters to the business opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo will be held in Sfax on July 3, in Sousse on July 4 and in Tunis on July 5, the Export Promotion Centre (CEPEX) announced Wednesday. These Roadshows will features, in ...

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Economic forum on boosting export to the African market

Tunisia has bet on the African market as a promising destination for a number of export sectors Minister of Trade Amor Behi said at an economic forum on boosting export to the African market held Wednesday in Sfax. The country will officially enter the Lusaka-Zambia Heads of Government Summit in ...

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Tunisia Economic City to apply the Locus Chain blockchain platform

Locus Chain Foundation (LCF) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Tunisia Economic City (TEC), the largest Mediterranean city project, to apply Locus Chain blockchain technology as its settlement currency and service platform Locus Chain is a Singapore-based foundation of next-generation blockchain platform with technical offices in South Korea ...

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