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Ibn Khaldoun-Senghor Translation Award bestowed to Tunisia

The Ibn Khaldoun-Senghor 2018 Translation Award was granted to the French-Arabic translation of Sylvie Patron’s social sciences work “Le Narrateur, Introduction à la théorie narrative” (“Narrator, Introduction to Narrative Theory”). The Arabic translation, entitled “Arraoui, Madkhal Ela Annadharya Assardya,” was published in 2017 by the Tunis Translation Centre. The announcement ...

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Moroccans among Highest Numbers of Legal Immigrants to France for Jobs

A 2017 report from OECD has listed Moroccans among the top immigrants who leave their homeland for France for economic reasons. The report, titled “The Recruitment of Immigrant Workers” from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) noted that out of a total of 258,900 permanent immigrants who entered France in 2016, ...

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Fundamental shift in drought management needed in Near East and North Africa region

FAO report calls for a more pro-active and long-term planning to become more resilient against droughts The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The agency said in a ...

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Tunisia’s Municipal Elections : “Credible” vote despite some irregularities, according to European observers

For the first free legislative elections in the history of Tunisia that took place in 2014, the European Union dispatched an important observation mission. Also invited by the Independent Higher Electoral Commission (ISIE), a rather modest observation mission of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of ...

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Privatization of Tunisia’s Bankrupt Public-Sector Companies: A Necessary Evil

The Tunisian government finds itself compelled to start implementing its privatization plans and permanently eradicate the daunting influence of the labor unions.  Momentum is building round the government’s intention to privatize public-sector companies that are on the verge of bankruptcy or simply limit its ownership to a small share and ...

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Tunisia joins Morocco in electric car industry

Tunisia has stepped up its efforts to establish a large investment base in the automotive industry, assembly and installation in the region, materialising its partnership with the German “Leoni” group. Experts said that the frequent arrival of investments in Tunisia in the automotive industry, most recently the launch of the ...

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