Cabinet meeting approves economic, social and cultural draft presidential decrees

The Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Najla Bouden on Saturday in Kasbah looked at and approved a series of economic, social and cultural draft presidential decrees.   They are:   – A draft decree on the extension of the duration of deductibility of fines for delay relating to the national register of companies.   – A draft decree on […]

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Legislative elections: time limits for appeals against ISIE decisions expire Saturday

Time limits for lodging appeals with the Administrative Court against the decisions of the Independent Higher Authority for Elections (French: ISIE) in relation to the approval of candidate files for December 17 legislative elections expire Saturday at 6pm pursuant to the provisions of the election law.   The ISIE said Thursday 1,058 candidate files, including 936 by men and 122 […]

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PDL supporters rally in front of HAICA headquarters

Hundreds of supporters of the Free Destourian Party (PDL), on Saturday, rallied in front of the headquarters of the Independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA), brandishing slogans hostile to the authorities and the media.   Abir Moussi, president of this political group, accused the media of having spread slander on his party, after the sit-in she observed in front […]

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FTBB delegation partakes in annual seminar of African Basketball Federations in Paris

A Tunisian Basketball Federation (FTBB) delegation composed of FTBB President Ali Benzarti and FTBB official in charge of international relations Mahmoud Dimassi, took part in the annual seminar of the African Basketball Federations, November 3-4 in Paris (France).   The latter organised at the initiative of the French Basketball Federation (FFBB), focused on the need to share expertise and experiences […]

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Tunisia’s soccer League 1 – Day 6 results

Results of Tunisia’s soccer League 1 day-6 games played on Saturday afternoon:   Group A   Rades: Esperance ST      3 Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane 37′, 41′ (pen.), Sabir Bougrine 53′ US Tataouine      0   Hammam-Sousse: ES Sahel            3 Louay Ben Hassine 47′, Zineddine Boutmene 59′, Mohamed Dhaoui 67′ CS Chebba            0   Source: Tap News Agency

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Handball Elite Championship – games in hand – Club Africain and EBS Beni Khiar secure wins

Club Africain defeated CS Hilalien 28-26 at a Tunisia’s Handball Elite Championship day-4 game in hand played on Saturday in Tunis.   For their parts, EBS Beni Khiar secured a win over AS Hammamet 26-24 in another day5 game in hand.   Saturday, November 5: Tunis: Africain – CS Hilalien 28-26 Hammamet: AS Hammamet – EBS Beni Khiar 26-24   […]

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Tunisia’s Volleyball Championship – National A Division – day 3 results

Results of Tunisia’s volleyball National A Division Championship day-3 games played on Saturday afternoon:   Group A Carthage: US Carthage – SS Bousaid 0-3 Marsa: AS Marsa – ASTT Sfax 3-0 Playing Sunday, November 6 Zouaoui (1800): Esperance ST – UST Sfax   Group B Hammam-Ghezaz: FSH Ghezaz – CS Sfaxien 1-3 Boumhal: CSH Lif – O Kelibia 1-3 Sousse: […]

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PDL supporters rally in front of HAICA headquarters

Hundreds of supporters of the Free Destourian Party (PDL), on Saturday, rallied in front of the headquarters of the Independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA), brandishing slogans hostile to the authorities and the media.   Abir Moussi, president of this political group, accused the media of having spread slander on his party, after the sit-in she observed in front […]

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MSF to organise “50 years of humanity” exhibition, Nov.11-13 in Tunis

A photo exhibition entitled “50 years of humanity” will be organised by the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on November 11-13 at the Tunis Culture City, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its creation.   The exhibition will include 50 pictures taken from different MSF intervention sites worldwide, illustrating the MSF teams’ various activities to rescue people in need, mainly during […]

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Production of olive oil estimated at 200,000 tonnes (ONH CEO)

Olive oil production will approach 200,000 tonnesnationally , down about 20% compared to last season, CEO of the National Olive Oil Board (ONH), Hamed Dali Hssan told TAP.   The decline in production this season is attributable to climatic factors marked by the lack of rainfall and rising temperatures, he noted.   The same source said increase in olive oil […]

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Tunisia reports 20 thousand new cancer cases every year

Tunisia reports each year 20,000 new cancer cases, Secretary General of the Association of Private Oncologists (AMOP) Chiraz ben Ayed said on Saturday, specifying that cancer is the second cause of death in Tunisia after cardiovascular diseases.   Ben Ayed indicated in a statement to TAP on the fringes of the AMOP two-day scientific congress in Hammamet, that cancer is […]

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