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A Record Number of Awards for Tunisian Olive Oil

Following a record 38 entries, Tunisian olive oil producers take home 11 awards at the 2018 NYIOOC. Tunisian olive oil producers are celebrating a record win of 11 awards at this year’s NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition. This year, 38 entries were received from Tunisia, with seven Gold and four Silver ...

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Return to Tunis: why now is the time to visit this historic city

Tourism is on the rise in Tunisia after the 2015 terror attacks, but international visitors remain in short supply in its capital, leaving its Roman ruins and key attractions largely empty It’s late evening at Tunis’s Sidi Bou Said TGM train stop. A group of teenage boys skip across the ...

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50-year-old Suffolk fishing boat found rusting in Tunisian harbour

Perhaps the last thing you would expect to see in a Tunisian harbour would be a link to the historic fishing industry of Lowestoft. The ship was spotted by travel writer Paul Clammer. Picture: Paul Clammer. But, for travel writer Paul Clammer, that is exactly what happened when he was ...

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Spotlight on the experience of international students in Tunisia

Students from Tunisia part of the Al-Jisir Exchange Program talk to UA students at the Daily Wildcat about the different practices of journalism in Tunisia and the U.S. Manal Issa (Center right) gives examples of how reporting is different in her hometown. Last week, four students studying in Tunisia visited ...

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In Tunisia, Jews gather at Africa’s oldest synagogue under tight security

Under tight security at Africa’s oldest synagogue, Jewish pilgrims on Wednesday staged their biggest religious ceremony in Tunisia since a 2011 revolution undermined security in the North African country. Mainly Muslim Tunisia is home to one of North Africa’s largest Jewish communities. Though they now number less than 2,000 people, ...

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French-Tunisian baker on the secrets behind Paris’ best baguettes

A French-Tunisian baker, who has won the right to supply the French presidential palace with baguettes for a year, says kneading is the secret behind his prize-winning loaves. “A lot of people go too quickly with the kneading,” Mahmoud M’seddi told the BBC. He is the latest winner of the ...

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SOS TUNISIA INAUGURATES ITS DIGITAL HOUSE

SOS Children’s Villages Tunisia inaugurated a Digital House in March 2018 in Gammarth Village, in partnership with Union Internationale de Banques (UIB). The Digital House will introduce children to technology as an essential learning tool, in a digital era where the speed and breadth of knowledge are increasing, and where social and economic transformation is ...

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Third edition of Hammemet Vélo Challenge due on April 29, 2018

The Hammamet Vélo Club will organize under the aegis of the Tunisian Cycling Federation the third round of the al-terrain bicycles (ATB) Cup: The Hammamet Vélo Challenge which will take place on Sunday, April 29 in Hammamet. The Golf Citrus Hammamet will host the fans of cycling and hiking to ...

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ATUGE addresses ways to turn mobility of Tunisian talents into opportunity

“A new approach is required to turn the mobility of Tunisian talents into an opportunity,” Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Slim Khalbous Thursday told participants in the 27th edition of the Annual Forum of the Network of Tunisian Students and Graduates of top French Engineering and Business Schools ...

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Tunisia, Morocco decide to reject ‘colonial’ French in favour of English

Tunisian activists have launched a campaign to demand that French is renounced as the second language in the country and replaced with English. Activists who launched the Hashtag #NotoFrenchyestoEnglish believe English is more widely used in science, technological development and research. The campaign was launched in Morocco in March before ...

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