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Tunisian youth creates unique online platform to unite female entrepreneurs

Founder of Entr@crush, Tunisian Hayfa Sdiri hopes to wake up to a gender-unbiased world, where women enjoy the same opportunities as men. Promulgating a message of empowerment and encouraging young girls to partake in entrepreneurship, she runs an online forum that connects entrepreneurs, creators and funders with ideas and skills. She ...

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Newspaper keeps Italian heritage in Tunisia alive

Silvia Finzi yells in Tunisian Arabic to her secretary down the hall before turning to her colleague and switching to Italian. Sitting in her office on Avenue de la Liberté in downtown Tunis, Finzi sighs, lights a cigarette and apologizes, “A busy day,” she explains, in impeccable French. Finzi is one of the last of ...

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Pinna –APDPE association celebrates India’s Independence Day by creating pathways for intercultural dialogue

Independence Day is an annual observance celebrated every year on 15th of August. India’s Independence Day is a day of great significance for the people of India. This year in 2018, India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day to pay tribute and remember all the freedom fighters who had contributed a ...

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Tunisian young man starts 300-km journey on foot to clean beaches

The 27 year-old engineer Mohamed Oussama Houij is keen on ecology field.  As an environmentalist, he made the crazy bet to walk 300 km of Tunisian beaches to clean them. For his point of departure Osama chose the city of Mahdia. In two months, he has to cross the beaches ...

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Archaeological Tours Introduces NEW 2019 Packages

For more than forty years, Archaeological Tours has been setting the standard of what constitutes a great archaeological and historical study tour. With the announcement of the company’s 2019 programs, three new destinations never before featured by Archaeological Tours – Western China, Tunisia & Morocco, and the Baltics – will join the ranks of ...

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Tunisia: Migrant Rescue Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA)

On 13 July an offshore platform near the Tunisian coast received a rescue signal from migrants in the sea nearby. Immediately, an emergency vessel was dispatched to investigate and found 40 migrants from different nationalities on a small boat. Some migrants were rescued from the water, and others from their ...

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This Tunisian Entrepreneur Is Building A Platform That Will Revolutionize Africa’s Real Estate Market

From humble beginnings in 2017 to participating and successfully graduating as one of seven selected startups in the second cycle of Flat6Labs Tunis; a prominent accelerator program in MENA, just over a year later, Riadh Ellouze’s creation appears to be pulling down all the stops, surmounting the hurdles, beating the odds, and ...

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40 migrants refused by Malta, Italy land in Tunisia; EU sends Morocco funds to help halt migration

Forty migrants have disembarked at the southern Tunisian port of Zarzis after they were stranded for more than two weeks at sea waiting for permission to dock from Tunisian authorities. Ali Hajji, captain of the Sarost 5 boat, told The Associated Press Wednesday “this is a great relief for everyone.” ...

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Rebranding Tunisia: A Playground For The Fashion-Savvy Arab Millennial

“As Arabs, we suffer from the same stigmas – we’re either seen as terrorists or cash machines who have no taste or culture,” says Sofia Guellaty, founder of online magazine Mille World. Guellaty previously worked as an editor for Style.com/Arabia and Vogue Arabia out of Dubai. Upon returning to her ...

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Nasreddine Guerfala, Energy Manager of the Year in Canada

He has only a few years of study and research in Canada, after the National Engineers School of Tunis (Enit) diploma, he is elected “Energy Manager of the Year 2017” in Toronto. Nasreddine Guerfala has a very promising future ahead. “I graduated from Enit in June 2010 as an industrial ...

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