Hackathon: First edition of Tech talks by Tayara

The first edition of the Hackathon organized by Tayara opened on Saturday in Tunis.  The event is a new model of innovation which is expanding worldwide, gathers students and companies who are interested in accelerating a project, to identify new talents or to be known in the business sphere. According to the organizers the Hackathon consists in a rally of voluntary IT developers to develop collaborative programming. Made up of “Hack” and “marathon”, its principle is a non-stop work of small teams for 24 hours so as to foster the…

NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018: 100 Tunisian students to take part in the challenge

The “NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018” will be held on October 20-21 in the International Multidisciplinary School in Sousse, Tunisia. Some 100 Tunisian students will participate in this event during which the challengers have to find solutions for the NASA questions. The challengers will reveal its data during the challenge and find out innovative solutions for the challenges of the NASA. The “NASA Space Apps Challenge, which is organised for the third consecutive year in Sousse, is a competition that bolsters innovation and creativity. The winner will take part in…

Objective media is key to the truth

It is clear that the missing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi arouses tremendous accusations and unlawful campaigns targeting Saudi Arabia and undermining the kingdom before any result of the official investigation. Unfortunately, some biased media tend to exploit this issue politically disseminating baseless rumors in order to harm the Saudi policy worldwide, for the simple reason that these specific media take the wrong way of a destructive interference in the fate of the states and their peoples. However, objective media which are known by their neutrality preferred in relation with…

MSB student Aziz Saoudi meets the challenges as Hult Prize Foundation Campus Director

Aziz Saoudi, a student of Business Administration at the MSB-Mediterranean School of Business, has not the same path as an ordinary student of his age who attends courses and pass exams. Being active and smart students he made the choice of joining the Hult Prize Foundation. Speaking about His student life in the Mediterranean School of Business, he said it has another dimension and a completely different course compared to other universities in the city of Tunis. The Campus life at the South Mediterranean University is more than attending lectures and…

Tunisia wins cous cous world championship

Tunisia won the Cous Cous world championship, a competition between 10 countries organized during the Couscoust Fest in San Vito Lo Capo  in Sicily, Italy that ended on Sunday. The recipe presented by Nabil Barkous, who works at the restaurant Joia of chef Pietro Leemann, with the help of chefs Youssef Abdelli and Lamjed Hosni, was the most appreciated by the technical jury among those of the nine other competing nations: Angola, Ivory Coast,  Italy, Morocco, Senegal, Spain and the United States. The jury of experts, chaired by Fiammetta Fadda,…

Kaddour Ayari, a patriot who believes in his country’s potentials

Political activist and president of the Tunisian Association “Tahia Tounes” Kaddour Ayari commended the Tunisian potential and the deep experience of Tunisians in all fields, namely political, social, cultural and scientific. The U.S. citizens are not smarter than the Tunisian people, but the difference is their devotion and sincere love to their homeland, he said in an interview with TunisianMonitorOnline Kaddour Ayari who had been in the Tunisian Army as an officer was forced to leave the country earlier before the Tunisian Revolution in 2000. He went to the United…

DRÄXLMAIER El Jem bets on its employees’ skills based on efficient training and intrinsic social and economic integration

(TAP/Mohamed Neji Ben Gamra) – The DRÄXLMAIER El Jem seeks to achieve success and reach good performance and efficiency of workers by providing them with optimum conditions, Sabri Brahim, Communication Manager of the German Company said. He added that in order to reach this profitable and sustainable performance, the company has established a set of strategies that give workers a strong motivation to keep the same level of enthusiasm and skills. Among these rules the newly hired workers or graduates are provided an efficient theoretical and practical training on an…

Tunis Culture City hosts ‘European researchers’ night’

Tunisia will host for the first time the ‘European night of researchers’  on September 28. Since 2005 the European Commission promoted this initiative, which involved each year thousands of researchers and research institutions in all European countries to promote scientific culture and research worldwide. Conferences, scientific labs, educational games, debates with researchers and various activities combining science, art and culture are scheduled during the event. Organized by the Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the event will provide the opportunity to the public, in particular high school and university…

Children across Africa unite to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day

Just as birds fly the length of Africa on their migration, so the love of birds forms a chain linking different schools in different countries across the continent. On the 12th of May, each school celebrated World Migratory Bird Day in their own unique way. Here are just a few. Kallisaye Ornithological Reserve, Senegal This beautiful protected area is renowned for its commitment to educating children. On World Migratory Bird Day, it launched a 48-hour programme of activities, all built around unifying voices for the protection of migratory birds. The…

ATR Open Day: PINNA Association unveils its ECOMEL project

The Tunisian Association of Hikers (French: ATR) organised last Saturday, September 15th an Open Day during which it made an overview to its members and friends of nature of its innovations and projects of the year. Held for the 7th consecutive time, the ATR’s Open Day was held in the Tunis city of Culture under the theme “Hikes in Tunisia: inclusive Innovations”. Amir Bourguiba, Member of the Pinna Association and its representative in the Open Day of the ATR Association, gave an exclusive interview to TunisianMonitorOnline during which he talked…