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Social and cultural dynamics in the Arab world

Filled with faceless, fragmented bodies, Thameur Mejri’s paintings express the physical and psychological effects of recent upheavals in the Middle East Emerging Tunisian artist Thameur Mejri’s work examines the social, political and cultural dynamics in the Arab world, especially Tunisia by focusing on the linkages that contemporary mass media creates ...

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Why should investors consider funding Tunisian startups?

Intilaq, a Tunisian incubator and fund officially started in 2014 in a partnership between Microsoft, Ooredoo, and other funding partners. Few years later, Intilaq became a leading Tunisian startup investor, and invested 12 millions Tunisian dinars (US$ 5 millions) in 26 startups that operate in various sectors such as education, health, ...

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Microfinance – ‘it has symbolic value’

Essma Ben Hamida, co-founder of Tunisian microcredit institution Enda, was present when Ivanka Trump helped launch a loan program for women at the recent G20 summit in Hamburg. DW spoke to her in Tunis. DW: You were recently in Hamburg to attend the G20 summit where you participated in a ...

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