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Gherib Brahim Wins ‘Marathon of the Olive Trees’

Runners from around the world descended on Sfax on December 11 for the International Marathon of The Olive Trees. An innovative 100-percent “green” sporting event that took place in the Tunisian city better known for olive oil production than athletics. The fifth marathon drew runners from the UK, France, Germany, ...

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EIB loan for Tunisia road project

A new road and viaduct project is planned for Bizerte in Tunisia. The project will be paid for through a loan worth €123 million agreed with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The project includes building a 9.5km road section and a 2km viaduct that will span the entrance to Lake ...

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Tunisian parliament approves budget for 2017

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) passed at a plenary session Saturday evening the Finance Bill 2017 in its entirety. 122 MPs voted for the bill, 48 voted against it and 2 abstained. Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said the Finance Law 2017 will signal the start of economic recovery and ...

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National anti-corruption strategy signed: hope but also commitment

The national anti-corruption strategy was signed Friday in Tunis on the second day of the National Congress on Fight Against Corruption. It was initialed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, National Anti-Corruption Authority (French : INLUCC) President Chawki Tabib, Vice-President of the Provisional Authority of Judicial Justice Radhouen Ouerthi and President of ...

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National Congress on Fight against Corruption opens

The National Congress on Fight against Corruption opened works, Thursday in Tunis, on the theme: “United against corruption in service of development, peace and security.” According to National Anti-Corruption Authority (French: INLUCC) President Chawki Tabib, the event is an occasion to take stock of the efforts exerted in matters of ...

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