Annual Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia’s Djerba enhances tolerance and co-existence

Hundreds of pilgrims flocked on Wednesday to the Ghriba synagogue on the Mediterranean island of Djerba where one of the last Jewish communities in the Arab world is still living there and seize the annual Jewish pilgrimage to the oldest synagogue to voice their wish for blessing. Senior officials from Tunisia joined the Ghriba festivities which coincides this year with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan for the first time since 1987. On May 22 and 23, 2019, the Ghriba synagogue hosted nearly 7,000 tourists from various European countries, in…

Nearly 100 Migrants Rescued in Libya Trying to Reach Europe Illegally – Navy

All rescued migrants were male, with the majority of them being citizens of Bangladesh and Sudan. There were also people from Algeria, Ethiopia, Libya, Morocco, Niger, and Tunisia aboard the boat, Sputnik news reports. The Libyan Coast Guard has rescued 96 migrants who were trying to reach Europe illegally, the Libyan Navy, which is controlled by the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord, said in a statement on Wednesday, “A central district coast guard patrol found 96 migrants aboard an old rubber boat on April 30…Migrants were taken to Khoms… After…

“Talent Fair: Rebuild Tunisia” for creating favourable environment accessible to recruiters

The Tunisian Entrepreneurship & Spin-Off Association (ATUPEE) and the Tunis Higher School of Communication (SUP’COM)  Junior Enterprise  (SJE) are organizing on Saturday, May 4, in the Conference Space, an event called “Talent Fair: Rebuild Tunisia” which aims to enhance the students’  assets in a favourable environment accessible to recruiters. The “Talent Fair: Rebuild Tunisia” event will focus this year on two main themes: “employability and talent shortage” and “technopreneurship skills”. This is an opportunity to kick off the summer by helping students and future professionals and job seekers to find…

SUP’COM: Open days from April 24 to 28, 2019

The Tunis Higher School of Communication (SUP’COM) organizes, from April 24 to 28 April, Open Days which will allow future students and parents to exchange with the school’s teachers, researchers and students and to discover the profession of digital engineering. In a statement published on Thursday in Tunis, SUP’COM states that this event “is part of the affirmation of its position in the digital ecosystem in Tunisia and with the objective of consolidating the bridges between engineering education, scientific research, business and society”. It is also an occasion for discovering…

Mediterravenir organizes cross-border meeting on April 27-28, 2019 in El Kef

The Mediterravenir association will organize in partnership with The Friedrich-Naumann Foundation for Freedom (German: Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, FNF) a cross-border meeting on April 27-28, 2019, in El Kef. Participants in the meeting are from the south and north of Tunisia in addition to participants from Algeria (Souk Ahras and other border regions. The cross-border meetings of the Mediterravenir association aim to train, promote exchanges and open up opportunities for joint projects and markets as part of a global strategy integrating the prevention of radicalisation and the fight against irregular…

First edition of IndabaX Tunisia to take place Saturday, April 13 at Sup’Com

The first edition of IndabaX Tunisia is due to be held next Saturday, April 13 at Higher School of Communications of Tunis (SUP’COM) . The event provides an opportunity for the Tunisian Artificial Intelligence (AI) community to meet, discover the most recent advances in the field and exchange ideas. InstaDeep and IEEE SUP’COM announce in a statement the arrival of the Africa-spanning Deep Learning event initiative ‘IndabaX’ to Tunis. By bringing the event to Tunisia, the company and the student branch aim to place Tunisia among the leading African countries…

“We Africans, united in diversity, united in adversity” theme of event to be organized by JCI Sokra

The Junior Chamber International JCI of Sokra neighbourhood in Tunis, will organize on Saturday March 16 an event on the theme “We Africans, united in diversity, united in adversity” in partnership with the Municipality of Soukra and the RLF Radio Libre Francophone. This initiative is an occasion for the JCI Sokra members to unite all Africans under the same roof during an intercultural action in partnership with the Soukra municipality, which aims to restore trust and create a serene climate of exchange and sharing among young African citizens. “The tragic…

Statement by Secretary of Foreign Affairs strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp in Balakot

On February 14, 2019, a Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist organization carried out a suicide attack, which resulted in the martyrdom of 40 brave members of the Indian Central Reserve Police. JeM has been active in Pakistan for two decades. Its headquarters are in Bahawalpur and it is managed by Masood Azhar. This organization, banned by the United Nations, was responsible for a series of terrorist attacks, including against the Indian Parliament in December 2001 and the Pathankot Air Force Base in January 2016. Information concerning the location of training camps…

Rohingya: Who are they and what is their story?

When Your greatest ambition is to preserve your life They live on the other side of the earth, where they kill children, displace families, rape women, burn houses and practice all kinds of oppression. People are struggling to survive and preserve their religious identity. They are the Rohingyas, who are classified by media as “the most persecuted minorities in the world.” Secretary-General of the Rohingya Immigrant Organization, Abdallah Hafedh, recently visited Tunisia. He spoke about the tragedy of these people. He said the Rohingya are ethnic groups of the State…

The Great heritage, Triomphe de Thuccabor snatches three medals at Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

Extra virgin Olive Oil Triomphe de Thuccabor of the Ben Ismail domain has been awarded three medals at the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. Mohamed Ben Ismail, Maher Ben Ismail and Salah Ben Ismail were expecting this award since they excel not only in the olive oil making but also in making an organic olive oil brand. Their exceptional hard work made it possible to book a ticket in the 2019 Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition and be among the best international renowned olive…