Tunisia launches national consultation on reforms

TUNIS, Tunisia has launched a wide-ranging national consultation process that will help in drafting a new constitution, the North African country’s technology ministry said. Part of a reform package pushed by President Kais Saied, who is seeking to bolster his authority, the exercise called on citizens to send suggestions through electronic platforms from Jan 1 to March 20. Eligible topics include […]

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Morocco’s High-Speed Train Goes Green

Thanks to the clean energy provided by a national operator, ONCF greens the power cycle of the national railway network, substituting its electricity consumption with clean energy. The Office operates its green transformation in a progressive way, by switching 25% of its overall energy consumption to green energy, to reach 50% in 2023 before bringing it forward in full in the […]

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Morocco Reports 1,357 New COVID-19 Cases over Past 24 Hours

A total of 24,560,942 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and the number of fully vaccinated people (1st and 2nd doses) has reached 22,934,272 the ministry pointed out in its daily COVID-19 bulletin, adding that 3,005,363 people have received the third dose of the vaccine. The total number of COVID-19 cases reported since the start of the outbreak of […]

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Germans see pandemic, pensions as biggest topics for 2022-poll

Germans want their new government to focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic and safeguarding pensions in 2022, with fewer people wanting them to prioritise the climate crisis, an opinion poll showed on Sunday. The survey by pollsters Insa for the Bild am Sonntag newspaper showed that 61% of the 2,004 people questioned think combating the pandemic is the most important […]

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Firefighters battle blaze at South African parliament building in Cape Town

A fire at the South African parliament caused extensive damage on Sunday, collapsing the roof and gutting an entire floor in one building, with firefighters partially containing the blaze after several hours. By mid-morning, smoke had started to subside after billowing from one of the several buildings that make up the parliament complex in the legislative capital, Cape Town. Public […]

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