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Tunisia , Sunday 23 September 2018

News Tunisia: Four killed in torrential Tunisia rains

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/four-killed-torrential-tunisia-rains-ministry-084416985.html
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Flash floods in Tunisia's Cap Bon peninsula have killed at least four people, authorities said Sunday, as surging waters caused by heavy rains carried away homes, cars and chunks of road. Among the fo...

News Tunisia: Tunisia gets $500 million loan from World Bank to supports its budget

News source: http://footprint2africa.com/topics/economy/tunisia-gets-500-million-loan-world-bank-supports-budget/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

An official source told Reuters that Tunisia secured a $500 million loan from the World Bank to support its budget. As a result of the loan, Tunisia’s foreign exchange reserves were raised to the equi...

News Tunisia: Tunisia's weakened premier unlikely to push reform as polls loom

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisias-weakened-premier-unlikely-to-push-reform-as-polls-loom-idUSKCN1M1230
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but, with elections looming, looks less and less able to enact the economic ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: Record rainfall causes deadly floods

News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/tunisia-record-rainfall-deadly-floods-180923085352897.html
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Some areas in northeast Tunisia received as much as 197 mm of rainfall [Fethi Belaid/AFP] Torrential rains and flooding in northeastern Tunisia have left at least four people dead, including two siste...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: Chahed Preparing to Form New Political Party

News source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1403696/tunisia-chahed-preparing-form-new-political-party
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

Tunisia is bracing for the birth of a new political party after the Nidaa Tounes party suspended the membership of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed last week. The new party will represent the largest par...

News Tunisia: Youth protest movements in Tunisia, capable of changing fates (RAJ Organisation)

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/youth-protest-movements-in-tunisia-capable-of-changing-fates-raj-organisation/ar-AAAucBI
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

(TAP) - "Youth protest movements in Tunisia are able to change the country’s reality and destiny," said on Saturday Ichrak Ghediri, co6ordinator of the youth and public policies department at the Yout...

News Tunisia: Tunisia's first contemporary art fair opens

News source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/21/tunisia-s-first-contemporary-art-fair-opens/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Women in watermark, calligraphic portraits, ceramics with almost lively folds: dozens of Tunisian artists exhibit until Sunday in the heart of Tunis works usually confined to galleries, first attempt ...

News Tunisia: UN General Assembly: Towards mobilising support for Tunisia's bid for non-permanent seat in Security Council

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/un-general-assembly-towards-mobilising-support-for-tunisias-bid-for-non-permanent-seat-in-security-council/ar-AAAukcU
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

(TAP) - Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui will lead a delegation to the high-level meetings of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 23-October 1, on the theme: “Making t...

News Tunisia: Tunisia struggles to host migrants saved at sea

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/tunisia-struggles-host-migrants-saved-sea-014537310.html
Publicated on: hursday 13 September 2018

Surrounded by other people's belongings piled high on beds, Georgie Ndab wants to leave Tunisia's only migrant centre and take her baby to Europe. "I spent eight months in prison in Libya. I want to g...

News Tunisia: Radical Islamist groups in Tunisia

News source: http://en.qantara.de/content/radical-islamist-groups-in-tunisia-tunisian-style-jihad
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The composition of Tunisia's radical Islamist groups is partly structured and partly amorphous, which means that even the reconnaissance of terrorism and weapons-smuggling networks by customs authorit...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: Inflation will fall according to BCT … but in 2019

News source: https://africanmanager.com/site_eng/tunisia-inflation-will-fall-according-to-bct-but-in-2019/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

According to the latest note from the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) entitled “Economic and Monetary Developments and Medium-Term Outlook”, recent medium-term forecasts point to continued ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia Proposes USD4.7b Investment Projects that Need Funding

News source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1400616/tunisia-proposes-usd47b-investment-projects-need-funding
Publicated on: Saturday 22 September 2018

The Global Forum on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) kicked off Tuesday in the Tunisian capital Tunis with more than 1,000 attendees, including 250 international donor representatives who will examin...