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No, China Won’t Be the Engine of Tunisia’s Tourism Recovery

Tunisia’s government is hoping that Chinese travelers will be the vehicle of the recovery of the country’s struggling tourism industry. This sentiment is something that Chinese state media have latched onto; Xinhua, for example, recently published a piece optimistically titled “Chinese market to be main factor to revive Tunisian tourism.” The North ...

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Countries wanting to tackle migration should follow Switzerland’s lead and boost local economies rather than punish individuals

Switzerland wants to give Tunisians an incentive to stay home rather than leave for Europe, but instead of building walls it’s investing in promoting tourism to the region to create jobs. The European Union desperately wants to agree on a plan to curb the influx of migrants, possibly by creating vast holding camps ...

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Tunisian Economy reshapes relations between Tunisia and Libya

Experts believe that the economic rapprochement between Tunisia and Libya will pave the way to set a new strategic partnership in all fields The visit of Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemais Jhinaoui to Tripoli recently, the first since 2016, drew new features in the economic relations of the two neighbours who ...

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Lending to women could drive Tunisian growth

Tunisia’s progressive women’s right laws in MENA have not translated into increased economic opportunities By ramping up their lending to female entrepreneurs, banks in Tunisia could dramatically increase their profits while also driving economic growth across the country, says a new report from IFC, a member of the World Bank ...

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Tourism beats terrorism: Holidaymakers return to Tunisia

From the coasts of Carthage, to the elegant village of Sidi Bou Said to the bustling city of Tunis, Tunisia was a dream holiday destination, until two terrorist attacks in 2015 plagued the industry. Tourism numbers plummeted, forcing hotels to close and many tourism and hospitality workers to lose their jobs. But three ...

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Tunisian Lionel Messi – Youssef Msakni – tells England: We will beat you because we’re mentally stronger.

Injured playmaker has revealed the top talents among his international team-mates ahead of crucial clash  THE Lionel Messi of Tunisia taunted Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions, declaring: We will beat you because we’re mentally stronger.Youssef Msakni will not  be on the Volgograd Arena pitch after tearing his cruciate knee ligament in ...

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74% of Tunisians do not trust banks’ transparency

Some 74 per cent of Tunisians do not trust the transparency of the country’s banks, a survey on the quality of banking and telecommunications services conducted by the Tunisian Organisation to Inform the Consumer (OTIC) has revealed. OTIC, which polled 2,415 customers of banks and financial institutions across Tunisia, also ...

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ILLITERATE BY THE SECOND

There is no denying the fact that we are living in the apex of technology and there is no sign that it is slackening. Perhaps one major outcome of this fact is the unprecedented flux of information by the second. However, this on-going surge of information has taken its toll ...

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Developing financial institutions for more inclusiveness in the MENA region

In its study entitled “Financial Development and Inclusion in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia”, the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) analyses a financial system that is frequently under-developed and fails to provide sufficient lending to SMEs and households. “Financial institutions and markets need to be well developed in order ...

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Tunisians target knockout stage

Tunisia are aiming to reach the knockout stage of the World Cup for the first time in their history when they head to Russia, defender Yohan Benalouane has said.The African nation recorded their first victory in the World Cup finals when they beat Mexico in 1978 but have not won ...

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