“Thursday is new historical date for Tunisia” (Noureddine Tabboubi)

Thursday, November 22 is historical to help Tunisia take the right path to preserve the people’s interest, said Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Secretary-General Noureddine Tabboubi. The union never gives in to foreign instructions, added Tabboubi at the meeting organised Thursday in the Bardo square outside parliament, along with thousands of trade union members. Strikers in the civil service sector are demanding improvement of purchasing power and the right to a wage increase, Tabboubi said. He reminded that the Rally illustrates the demands of the Tunisian revolution, “employment, freedom and…

Tunisia Business Export Forum in Sfax

The Tunisia Business Export” Forum opened Thursday in Sfax with the participation of several Tunisian exporting companies. The Forum provides the opportunity for the Tunisian exporting companies to meet with more than 50 importers and buying groups from African, European, Asian and American countries, including Algeria, Libya, Spain, Canada (participant with 10 purchasing centres), Portugal, Ukraine, India, Denmark, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Togo. Organised by the Sfax Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIS) in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Tunisian…

University of Manouba hosts 2nd edition of “Smart University in Smart City” November 26-30

The University of Manouba is holding on November 26 – 30 the 2nd edition of the multidisciplinary doctorates “Smart University in Smart City” at the University Campus in Manouba and the teaching centre of Sidi Thabet. The Workshops of the 2nd edition of the multidisciplinary doctoral focus on themes: -The valorization of heritage -The Environment, -Web applications, -Leisure and gaming businesses and, -Health and sustainable agriculture professions. The event provides the opportunity for several PhD students from different disciplines to get acquainted with a real professional situation and be immersed…

First global online summit on climate change on Thursday

A virtual world summit on climate change will be fully online, Thursday, November 22, 2018, and will be the first international meeting zero carbon (no transport, no industrial processes and no waste). This initiative is launched by Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine, whose country is threatened by rising water levels as a result of global warming. This summit would be the first international meeting to be held online with the participation of the leaders of 48 countries most threatened by climate change, such as Bangladesh and the Philippines and also…

First edition of Sup’Com Junior Entreprise Meet-UP

Sup’Com Junior Enterprise organized on Saturday, November 17, 2018, in Sup’Com Tunis the first edition of the its Meet-UP with attendance of Sup’Com students and the participation of eminent figures and specialists in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT) who introduced their expertise and spoke of their experiences. “The IT in the eyes of entrepreneurs” was the theme of the gathering which provided the occasion for the future IT engineers to discover the entrepreneurial world. The purpose of the Meet-UP is to shed light on the entrepreneurial world…

Int’l tech competition: China’s Huawei to subsidize 3 Tunisian students  

The Huawei Chinese Company in Tunisia will subsidize three Tunisian winners of its ICT competition to visit China to partake in the global competition in advanced technology in 2019. Huawei awarded the prizes of its ICT competition on Friday evening. The international competition in advanced technology will take place at Huawei’s Shenzhen headquarters. Huawei ICT. Competition 2018 gathered 40,000 students from more than 800 universities and colleges in 32 countries. At the award ceremony, another academic activity of Huawei in Tunisia “Seeds for the Future” was also launched. This programme…

Smart Tunisia Job Fair: Over 1,000 job opportunities in ICT

The third edition of the Smart Tunisia Job Fair held on Thursday at the City of Science provided over 1,000 job opportunities for young graduates in technology, information and communication. Smart Tunisia Job Fair is an annual job fair dedicated to information technology professions, a statement issued on Saturday by Smart Tunisia reads. On the sidelines of Smart Tunisia Job Fair  3rd edition, more than twenty recruiters were present to meet candidates who have registered, with more than a thousand job positions to offer. Soft skills training was offered by…

Restoration of oil-for-goods mechanism between Tunisia and Libya underway 

Tunisia and Libya have agreed on restoring the Libyan oil-for-Tunisian goods mechanism, according to Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui. He said on Thursday that a Tunisian delegation visited Libya to discuss this form of co-operation and negotiations are underway for a fair partnership serving the interests of both countries. Speaking to reporters after a hearing by the parliamentary committee on rights and freedoms in the context of the budget debates, the minister said Tunisia has exerted every effort to encourage the Libyans to resume dialogue table under the auspices of the United Nations.…

“Ain Soltane” camping centre in Jendouba resumes activity

The  “Ain Soltane” camping centre located in the delegation of Ghar Dimaou, in the Jendouba governorate, has resumed its activities after a preventive closure of four months, following the terrorist attack of July 8, 2018, against a patrol of the National Guard in the locality of Echahid (Sraya Imada)  killing six among them. The “Ain Soltane” camping centre resumed its activity after a request of hikers and nature lovers.   Security is guaranteed in the region, where a large deployment of military and security forces is ensured,  according to the official of the centre. In 2017,…

“FUTURALLIA” opens in Tunis: 650 entrepreneurs from 30 countries and 6,000 B2B meetings

The 22nd edition of the “FUTURALLIA TUNISIA 2018” Forum opened on Monday in Tunis. It is held for the first time in an African country. This forum is held under the high patronage of the Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, who made the official opening with attendance of the government members and eminent experts and personalities of the economic and financial world. This business forum has a remarkable participation of over 650 business leaders from more than 30 countries: Algeria, Germany, Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, China, Congo (DRC), Ivory Coast,…