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News Tunisia: Ghana and Tunisia Strengthen Trade Relations

News source: https://www.newsghana.com.gh/ghana-and-tunisia-strengthen-trade-relations/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

Ghana and Tunisia have pledged to deepen trade relations and increase business partnership between the two countries for their mutual benefit. The commitment came at the maiden edition of the Ghana-Tu...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: Socioeconomic injustice persists 8 years after uprising

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/africa/tunisia-socioeconomic-injustice-persists-8-years-after-uprising/ar-BBSdqX7
Publicated on: Sunday 13 January 2019

Tunisia is often touted as the Arab Spring's only success story - and for good reason. Since 2011, the North African country has held free and fair elections, seen incumbents peacefully step down, and ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia’s New Jewish Tourism Minister: ‘I Think My Nomination Is a Message’

News source: https://www.algemeiner.com/2019/01/14/tunisias-new-jewish-tourism-minister-i-think-my-nomination-is-a-message/
Publicated on: onday 14 January 2019

Tunisia’s newly-appointed tourism minister, Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi, believes his nomination sends a strong signal to the rest of the world. “I think my nomination is a message,” he told i24N...

News Tunisia: New tensions, worries mark Tunisia’s revolution anniversary

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/new-tensions-worries-mark-tunisias-revolution-anniversary/2019/01/14/2404ac00-1832-11e9-b8e6-567190c2fd08_story.html
Publicated on: onday 14 January 2019

TUNIS, Tunisia — Thousands gathered Monday in Tunisia’s capital as the country marked eight years since a democratic uprising ousted its long-time strongman. The rally came amid deepening economic tro...

News Tunisia: ‘Tunisia’s democratic experience is not in a safe situation,’ warns President

News source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20190115-tunisias-democratic-experience-is-not-in-a-safe-situation-warns-president/
Publicated on: onday 14 January 2019

Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi warned on Monday that the country’s democratic experience is not in a safe situation, Anadolu has reported. He also warned of the risks of a general strike called ...

News Tunisia: Can Tunisia's new Jewish minister of tourism revive industry marred by attacks?

News source: https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/international/africa/193216-190115-can-tunisia-s-new-jewish-minister-of-tourism-revive-industry-marred-by-attacks
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

Tunisia’s appointment of Jewish businessman Rene Trabelsi as Tunisia’s Minister of Tourism -- the first government position to be held by a Jew in decades -- marks a major step forward in the revival ...

News Tunisia: Tunisia Braces for Day-Long Strike as Wage Talks Collapse

News source: http://live.att.net/news/read/category/news/article/bloomberg_news-tunisia_braces_for_daylong_strike_as_wage_talks_co-rbloomberg
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

(Bloomberg) -- Tunisia’s powerful labor federation said it will go ahead with a day-long strike on Thursday after talks with the government collapsed, a new hurdle for authorities under intense pressu...

News Tunisia: Tunisia: Engineer loses job, faces trial for old videos on his phone

News source: https://76crimes.com/2019/01/15/tunisia-engineer-loses-job-faces-trial-for-old-videos-on-his-phone/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

A Tunisian man who worked in Dubai for the past five years lost his job and now faces criminal homosexuality charges in a Tunisian court — all because police found old intimate videos of him and his b...

News Tunisia: Tunisia's powerful labour union to stage strike over wages

News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/tunisia-powerful-labour-union-stage-strike-wages-190116061035713.html
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

Tunisia's government and its powerful workers' union have failed to reach a deal to raise the wages for about 670,000 civil servants, officials said, making a nationwide strike this week likely. A str...

News Tunisia: Tunisia’s powerful UGTT union to stage strike tomark 2011 revolution anniversary

News source: http://northafricapost.com/27083-tunisias-powerful-ugtt-union-to-stage-strike-tomark-2011-revolution-anniversary.html
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

Eight years after the popular uprising that ousted President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisian are back to the streets again as the government and its powerful workers’ union have failed to reach a de...

News Tunisia: Eight years after it launched the Arab Spring, Tunisia still struggles with the legacy of dictatorship

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/01/14/eight-years-after-it-launched-arab-spring-tunisia-still-struggles-with-legacy-dictatorship/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

On Monday, Tunisians once again commemorate the anniversary of their 2011 revolution, which also inspired the broader Arab Spring uprisings around the Middle East and North Africa. This year, once aga...

News Tunisia: Tunisia NGOs file graft lawsuit against president

News source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tunisia-ngos-file-graft-lawsuit-against-president-150837448.html
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

Tunis (AFP) - Anti-corruption campaigners have filed a lawsuit accusing Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi of abuse of power after he pardoned a jailed party official close to his son, a court offic...