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Prosecutors from Libya and Tunisia exchange experiences on justice for children systems

The German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development sponsored a workshop that included judges and prosecutors from Libya and Tunisia as part of the south to South cooperation between both countries. The workshop was held on Friday in Tunis, with the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and ...

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SOS TUNISIA INAUGURATES ITS DIGITAL HOUSE

SOS Children’s Villages Tunisia inaugurated a Digital House in March 2018 in Gammarth Village, in partnership with Union Internationale de Banques (UIB). The Digital House will introduce children to technology as an essential learning tool, in a digital era where the speed and breadth of knowledge are increasing, and where social and economic transformation is ...

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Third edition of Hammemet Vélo Challenge due on April 29, 2018

The Hammamet Vélo Club will organize under the aegis of the Tunisian Cycling Federation the third round of the al-terrain bicycles (ATB) Cup: The Hammamet Vélo Challenge which will take place on Sunday, April 29 in Hammamet. The Golf Citrus Hammamet will host the fans of cycling and hiking to ...

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Tunisia: Best ranked African side for five years

World Cup-bound Tunisia have moved up nine places to number 14 on April’s Fifa World Rankings, their highest ever position. Their move comes on the back of 1-0 wins over Iran and Costa Rica in friendly matches in March. It is the highest position for any African nation since Ivory Coast ...

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China opens first overseas center for BeiDou navigation satellite system in Tunisia

The China-Arab States BDS/GNSS Center, the first overseas center for China’s indigenous BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), was officially inaugurated in Tunisia on Tuesday. The center is established as a pilot project between China and the Tunisia-based Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization (AICTO), an Arab governmental organization under the ...

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No Foreseeable Remedy for Tunisia’s Ailing Healthcare Sector

Infested with rampant corruption, the public health sector finds itself in the hands of conspirators engaged in the theft and embezzlement of public money through dubious deals. For decades, Tunisia has prided itself on the billions of dollars invested in building an advanced healthcare system that offers decent healthcare for ...

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Tunisia to host conference on China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Tunisia will host on April 10-11 a conference on “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: the Return of the Silk Road to the Mediterranean.” The event is initiated by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)’s Regional Programme South Mediterranean, in collaboration with consulting firm, Global Prospect Intelligence, KAS said in a press release. This event, ...

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Tunisia to become second African country to legally prohibit racial discrimination

I have the deep conviction that history goes towards one direction, that of the equality between people. – Mehdi Ben Gharbia, Tunisian human rights minister Tunisia will become the second country in the 55-member African Union, after South Africa, to pass an anti-racial discrimination law, Mehdi Ben Gharbia, the country’s ...

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Tunisia, Morocco decide to reject ‘colonial’ French in favour of English

Tunisian activists have launched a campaign to demand that French is renounced as the second language in the country and replaced with English. Activists who launched the Hashtag #NotoFrenchyestoEnglish believe English is more widely used in science, technological development and research. The campaign was launched in Morocco in March before ...

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UN World Food Program taps blockchain startup for school lunch tracking in Tunisia

The United Nations World Food Program is leveraging a blockchain technology startup to track school lunches in Tunisia, so that each child is fed. The blockchain startup, Devery, is working with the UN World Food Program, along with the Tunisian Ministry of Education to implement a blockchain-based tracking system for its school meals program. ...

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