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Tunisian philanthropist Hazem Ben-Gacem invests €500,000 in fashion brand LYOUM

Tunisian fashion brand LYOUM may forge ahead its path of international expansion with new product ranges after philanthropist Hazem Ben-Gacem invested €500,000 in the company...

16 Jan 2020

Tunis Le Palace hotel to re-brand as Hilton Tunis Gammarth in 2023

Following the signing of a landmark deal with the Groupe Alliance, Hilton has confirmed a flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the coastal suburb of Gammarth in Tunis, Tunisia...

30 Dec 2019

Radisson Hotel signs third brand to Tunisia

The addition marks the group's fourth hotel in the country...

15 Oct 2019

Orange launches digital centre in Tunisia

Orange, a key player engaged in digital transformation in Africa and the Middle East, launches its first Orange Digital Centre in Tunisia...

29 Apr 2019

Orange Digital Centre launches in Tunisia

Orange recently launched its Orange Digital Centre in Tunis, Tunisia, to provide wide-ranging support for startups, including training young people in coding and providing more direct guidance, as well as startup acceleration and investment in early-stage companies...

29 Apr 2019

Drone piloting project reshapes Africa's agricultural productivity

Eight pilots have successfully passed their drone flight training in Tunisia following a two-week intensive training period organised by the Ministry of Agriculture of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and Busan Techno Park...

14 Dec 2018

For youth in Tunisia mining region, it's 'mine or die'

METLAOUI - Dozens of unemployed youths camp out around phosphate mines in central Tunisia, demanding jobs as part of a wave of protests aimed at focusing attention on alleged state neglect...

23 Mar 2018

Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business

These Tunisian women have some sauce, pooling their resources and a seasoned culinary expertise handed down the centuries from mother to daughter...

By Eleonore Voisard 7 Dec 2017

Independent Press Council established in Tunisia

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has welcomed the setting up of an independent Press Council in Tunisia to help reverse the decline in media freedom in the country...

8 May 2017

UNIDO creates more than 6,000 youth jobs in Tunisia

Currently, in the governorates of Central, Southern and Northern Tunisia, around 40% of young graduates are unable to find work…

30 Jan 2017

Tunisia suspends TV show over rape comment

Tunisia's broadcasting watchdog on Wednesday ordered the suspension for three months of a popular television show after its host suggested a young rape victim marry her attacker...

24 Oct 2016

Share books for free with Tunisian startup YallaRead

Launched in May, Tunisian startup YallaRead has gained quick traction by allowing users to share books for free...

By Tom Jackson 23 Jun 2016

Tunisia e-site in Panama Papers hacked, goes offline

TUNIS: Inkyfada, an electronic magazine investigating any Tunisian involvement in the so-called Panama Papers, came under attack by hackers on Tuesday just hours after its first postings on the scandal...

6 Apr 2016

Ericsson, Tunisia sign MoU

Ericsson and the Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy in Tunisia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining several initialising initiatives to spur further Tunisian ICT innovation...

10 Nov 2015

Tunisia: PM committed to free, independent media, says SNJT's B'ghouri

President of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) Néji B'ghouri said Prime Minister Habib Essid pledged to uphold freedom of press and equip media with the means needed to accomplish their mission independently.

15 Jun 2015

Launch of mobile app "Zoomi" to report environmental abuses

TUNIS, TUNISIA: The mobile application "Zoomi" to report environmental abuses and violations was launched, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Nejib Derouiche announced Wednesday...

28 May 2015

The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum" 2015 to be held in June

The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum (TIF 2015)": "Invest in TUNISIA, Join the Growing Success", will be held on 11 -12 June 2015 in Tunis - El Mouradi Hotel - Gammarth...

1 Apr 2015

Tunisia court to rule on blogger's appeal March 3

TUNIS - A Tunisian court said Tuesday it would rule next week on a blogger's appeal against a one-year jail sentence for defaming the military...

27 Feb 2015

Submarine cable to connect Tunisia to Europe

Tunisiana and Orange Tunisia have announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Interoute, the owner operator of Europe's next generation network, for the commissioning of a submarine cable, called Didon, connecting the city of Kélibia, Tunisia to Interoute's pan European fiber optic network, via its landing station in Mazara del Vallo, Siciliy, Italy.

21 May 2013

Web radios become voices of Tunisia slums

Two web radio stations were launched in Tunisia earlier this month to deliver the voice of the region's population to officials and to send reassuring messages to neighbourhood youth.

By Monya Yahia 22 Apr 2013

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