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Ecological and cultural event “Blue Season” to be held in Tunisia from June 15 to September 30, 2018

The ecological and cultural event “Blue Season” will be organised along the Tunisian coast from June 15 to September 30, 2018, TAP reports Among the activities organised as part of this event an underwater museum, a festival of photos and underwater paintings in addition to a musical show hosted by ...

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TAYP “Retreat” in New York urging Tunisian Diaspora to help Tunisian economy

Mohamed Malouche, chairman of the Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP) Boad of Directors said that next April 28 -29 will be marked by the organisation of “Retreat” in New York targeting the Tunisian diaspora in the United States and providing means to be mobilised to help the Tunisian economy. Malouche ...

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Tunisian University: Elections of scientific councils, UGET wins 59.7% of seats

Secretary-General of the General Students’ Union of Tunisia (UGET) Omar Kefi told akherkhabaronline on Friday, that the student organisation won 331 seats out of 556 in the elections of the scientific councils i.e. 59.7% of the seats. He added that the results revealed the victory of the General Students’ Union ...

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Tunisian Maher Damak, MIT PhD student awarded in USA

A tech using electrical fields to recapture water vapour that normally escapes from cooling towers attached to big power plants was invented by “Infinite Cooling” a startup co-founded by Maher Damak, a 28-year-old Tunisian, PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Boston, USA. Water ...

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In Tunisia, preserving tradition in the last underground homes

In the arid valleys of southern Tunisia’s Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds. But in recent decades, rural depopulation has meant fewer people live in the homes, which are composed of rooms hewn ...

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EBRD and FAO support sustainable olive oil production in Tunisia

Phoenician travellers first introduced the olive tree to what is nowadays Tunisia. Its cultivation is said to have been refined here, before trees were taken northwards and westwards, into the heartlands of the Roman Empire. Tunisia is well established as a major exporter of olive oil, alongside Italy and Spain ...

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Young Tunisian women launch business initiative to change own destinies

From Tunisian pastries to carpets, to clothes and jewellery, the products combine elements of tradition and modernity. Despite economic difficulties facing the handicraft sector, young Tunisian women artisans established an initiative to promote the industry and provide jobs for themselves and others. The “I am Change” initiative encourages female artisans, ...

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The Arab World Turns to Its People for Solutions

The spread of social media and online communication has enabled instant access to large numbers of people, connecting companies to global audiences and giving voice to the masses. Whether it’s raising funds, collecting signatures for a cause, or gathering user-generated content, the possibilities of capitalizing on this huge pool of ...

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Giving a Voice to Tunisia’s Voiceless Citizens

The upcoming May 6 municipal elections in Tunisia will mark the first time citizens will democratically elect their local leaders and will launch the decentralization process in the country. Following the post-revolution 2011 Constituent Assembly elections and the 2014 parliamentary and presidential elections, voters have become increasingly frustrated with the ...

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« Brexit and After » focus of TBFA first General Assembly debate

The Tunisian-British Friendship Association (TBFA) held on Saturday, February 10, 2018, its first General Assembly, with attendance of former Tunisia’s ambassador to the United Kingdom Nabil Ammar and  Country Director of the British Council in Tunis, Robert Ness. TBFA President Hamida Mrabet who chaired the General Assembly works, said that ...

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