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Chinese acupuncture cures patients in rural Tunisia

Fatima Kehila, a retired Tunisian teacher who used to suffer from leg arthritis for years, felt very lucky that she has been cured after receiving free acupuncture treatment from a Chinese medical team. Living in Sidi Thabet, a rural town in the northern suburbs of Tunisian capital Tunis, Kehila received ...

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Libya rejects AU Free Movement Protocol

Foreign Minister of Presidential Council, Mohammed Siyala, has refused to sign the protocol attached to the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AFCFTA) on the freedom of movement of people and the right of residence. The AFCFTA agreement was signed by 44 countries out of 50, but the Free Movement ...

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Tunisia seeks to build “Silicon Valley” by 2020

A new Tunisian act that paves the way for entrepreneurs to establish startups but fears of losing ambitious plans in bureaucratic paths arouse. A large fringe of Tunisian entrepreneurs and young people are waiting for parliament next week to approve the draft law on establishing start-up companies, on which the ...

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Tunisia’s leader calls for electoral reform, acknowledges reasons for disappointment with government performance

Caid Essebsi left the future of the government led by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed hanging as speculation about a reshuffle continues. Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi called for a revision of the country’s electoral law but refrained from suggesting an expected constitutional reform to shore up presidential powers. Caid Essebsi ...

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IMF releases additional $257 million for Tunisia

The International Monetary Fund on Friday approved payment of a $257 million tranche of Tunisia’s loan programme, the country’s central bank said. The IMF board approved the second review of the country’s economic performance under the financial aid package that was initially approved in May 2016. With the latest instalment ...

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Energy transition in Tunisia is key aim of AEE Tunisia Chapter

President of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Tunisia Chapter Ayoub Baba said the Association is striving to achieve the aims for which the association was founded which mainly consists in the transition of Tunisia’s energy sector and the training of Tunisian engineers so as to be up-to-date in the ...

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Reforms of public companies must reach accord soon says Tunisian Premier

Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Friday that ailing public companies needed to be restructured quickly, as Tunisia is trying to overcome an economic crisis and a budget deficit. “I will not accept to maintain my post to be a false witness and to postpone reforms”, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed ...

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EU launches new programme to support Tunisian start-ups worth 75 MD

European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn announced, Wednesday in Tunis, the launch of a new European programme to support Tunisian Start-ups, with a value of €25 million (about 75 million dinars- MD). This programme will mobilise funding for the launch of 1,000 new innovative businesses, besides ...

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Tunisia to host Islamic Development Bank annual meeting

The Islamic Development Bank Group’s (IDB) 43rd annual meeting will be held in the first week of April ( April 1 – 5),  in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, meeting’s website announced Wednesday. The meeting will be attended by nearly 2,000 participants from around the world. “The meeting offers an ideal ...

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Tunisia opens City of Culture

The City of Culture, Tunisia’s largest multi-faceted cultural monument, was officially inaugurated on Wednesday evening. The richly equipped City of Culture complex, launched a decade ago but long stalled, incorporates a modern art museum, a 1,800-seat opera, two theatres, a cinema, library and studios to host festivals. “Every Tunisian should ...

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