Tunisia’s soccer League 1 to kick off next week end, CS Chebba placed in group A

Tunisia’s soccer League 1, which was scheduled due to kick off on September 30, will finally begin next week end, the steering committee of the Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) decided Saturday.   This decision was taken at meeting chaired by FTF vice-president Wassef Jlaiel, in the presence of representatives of 15 clubs.   Participants agreed that the League will be […]

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Tunisia e-health valley Hackathon prize awarded to “Last Hour” team for their solution to address drug shortages

The prize of the Tunisia e-health valley Hackathon was awarded to the team of young students “Last Hour” for developing an innovative platform to prevent and manage stockouts of drugs in Tunisia.   The prize was given by Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy Neila Nouira Gonji Friday in Tunis.   The winning team made up of young students of […]

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International Day of Older Persons: Ministry of Family stresses need to protect seniors against all forms of exclusion

The Ministry of Family, Women, Childhood and Seniors expressed, on the International Day of Older Persons, commitment to consolidate the rights of seniors and to promote their position within the family and society.   It called for more efforts to be made to provide them with quality services in terms of healthcare and protection and to guarantee them the best […]

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Moody’s places Tunisia’s Caa1 long-term foreign-currency and local-currency issuer ratings on review for downgrade

Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) on September 30 placed the Government of Tunisia’s Caa1 long-term foreign-currency and local-currency issuer ratings on review for downgrade. Prior to this rating action, Tunisia’s rating was Caa1 with a negative outlook.   Moody’s has also placed the Central Bank of Tunisia’s Caa1 senior unsecured rating and (P)Caa1 senior unsecured shelf rating on review for downgrade. […]

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“Next elections are State crime,” says PDL President

“The December 17, 2022 legislative elections in Tunisia will certainly be a State crime. Those who will participate in the polls will only contribute to whitewashing dictatorship and trampling on the sovereignty of the people,” said President of the Free Destourian Party (PDL) Abir Moussi.   Moussi, who was speaking at a protest held by her party on Saturday, said […]

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SNJT condemns assault on journalists of investigative TV show

The National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) condemned the “violent” attack suffered on Friday by journalists of investigative TV show «the Four Truths» aired on private TV channel Elhiwar Ettounsi. Assaultors were agents of the Tunisian National Railways Company (SNCFT) of Tebourba, Governorate of Manouba, the SNJT said Saturday in a statement.   The union demanded that the company open […]

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Tunisia fully ready to host Francophonie Summit (Jerandi)

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi said Saturday Tunisia is fully ready to host the Summit of the Francophonie and it will bring together all the means, logistical materials and content to ensure the success of this event.   He expressed the hope that the Tunisia Summit, which coincides with the celebration of the 50th anniversary […]

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Morocco Plans to Bid for 2025 AFCON Soccer Tournament

The organization of this great continental soccer competition had been withdrawn to Guinea, Friday, by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which had considered that “in the current state, the infrastructure and equipment are not suitable or ready” for the country to host the 2025 AFCON.   The announcement was made by Patrice Motsepe, president of CAF, after meetings in […]

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Nigeria, Morocco Sign MoU on Decentralization

The memorandum of understanding was inked on the sidelines of the second edition of the African Sub-sovereign Governments Network (AFSNET) Conference by chairman of the Eastern Regional Council, Secretary General of the Association of Regions of Morocco (ARM), Abdennabi Biioui, and the governor of Ekiti State, chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), John Olukayode Fayemi.   The memorandum of […]

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Progress of Mohammed VI Tangier Tech City Project Under Review

This meeting, held between the President of the Regional Council, Omar Moro, the Deputy General Manager of the Chinese group CCCC/CRBC, Shi Xiaobo, and the commercial manager of the group, Liu Qi, was an opportunity to review the progress of this major project.   According to a statement from the regional council, Xiaobo reviewed the stages of completion of this […]

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Twenty Individuals Arrested for Alleged Links with Illegal Immigration Network (National Police)

The National Police (DGSN) said Saturday in a statement that security interventions conducted by several search teams under the BNPJ in coordination with external services of the judicial police, have resulted in the arrest of all suspects in simultaneous operations in the cities of Nador, Oujda, Jerada, Martil, Rabat and Sala Al Jadida.   The searches carried out have allowed […]

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Mexico City: Minister of Culture Confers with UNESCO Director General

During this meeting, held on the sidelines of the UNESCO Mondiacult World Conference, Bensaid reviewed the preparations for the 17th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, scheduled to take place soon in Rabat.   The minister stressed the Kingdom’s commitment, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, to safeguard the intangible cultural […]

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