Six dead after powerful earthquake hits Nepal, rattles New Delhi

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck Nepal early Wednesday, killing at least six people, destroying multiple houses in the western district of Doti and shaking the Indian capital New Delhi, officials said.   Five other people were seriously injured as eight houses collapsed, said Bhola Bhatta, Doti’s deputy superintendent of police, confirming an earlier figure shared by home ministry official […]

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Ukraine promises not to give up ‘a single centimetre’ to Russia in east

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said his forces would not yield “a single centimetre” in battles for the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk while Russian-installed officials said Ukrainian forces were moving into a southern town with tanks.   The focal points of the conflict in the industrial region of Donetsk are around the towns of Bakhmut, Soledar and Avdiivka, which have seen […]

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African Women’s Handball Championship – Group B – Day 1: Tunisia defeat Morocco 35-25

Tunisia national women’s handball team defeated Morocco’s 35-25 at an African Women’s Handball Championship Group B day-1 game played on Wednesday in Senegal.   The national team will play Guinea at day 2 on Thursday and Egypt at day 3 on Friday.   Their last game in the first round will be against Congo next Sunday.   Source: Tap News […]

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Tunisia’s soccer League 1 – Day 7 results

Results of Tunisia’s national soccer League 1 day-7 games played on Wednesday afternoon:   Group A   Wednesday, November 9: Tataouine: US Tataouine      1 Gaith Seghaier (90′ Pen.) S Tunisie            1 Bilel Mejri (17′)   Hammam-Sousse: ESH Sousse – Espérance ST     0-0   Playing on Thursday, November 10: Bizerte: CA Bizertin – ES Sahel   Soliman: AS Soliman: 1 US […]

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CAF Confederation Cup- additional second preliminary round – CS Sfaxien knocked out

Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien were knocked out of the CAF Confederation Cup, after making a goalless draw with Togo’s Asko De Kara at an additional second preliminary round second-leg game played Wednesday afternoon in Sfax.   CS Sfaxien had conceded a 2-1 defeat to the Togo’s club in the first leg game played last Wednesday in Lomé.   The two otherTunisian […]

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CAF Confederation Cup – Additional second preliminary round: Club Africain eliminated

Tunisia’s Club Africain failed to qualify for the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup, after suffering a 0-1 home-defeat to Tanzania’s Young Africans at an additional second preliminary round second-leg game played on Wednesday evening in Rades.   The only goal was scored by Aziz Ki (79′).   The first-leg game played last Wednesday in Dar Es Salaam had […]

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CAF Confederation Cup – Additional second preliminary round: US Monastir qualify for group stage

The Union Sportive Monastirienne qualified for the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup, after a goalless draw with Morocco’s RS Berkane at an additional second preliminary round second-leg game played on Wednesday evening in Berkane.   The first-leg game played last Wednesday in Monastir had ended in a 1-0 win for US Monastir.   Source: Tap News Agency

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Kébili hosts training on waste recovery in oases

The economic services grouping of Nefzaoua oases (Governorate of Kebili) has started a set of training sessions under the programme for the collection and recovery of organic waste from oases.   Funded by the German cooperation (GIZ), the training sessions target mainly farmers and professional groups, grouping president Ameur Ben Boubaker indicated to TAP on Wednesday.   The training covers […]

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Olive harvest estimated at 20.000 tonnes in Monastir

The olive picking is still underway in the Monastir governorate, with an estimated harvest of 20.000 tonnes of olives, or 4.000 tonnes of olive oil since the beginning of November, Head of the Plant Production Department Mounira Gharbi told TAP on Wednesday.   The harvest of the 2022-2023 season is “low” posting a 65% drop compared to the region’s annual […]

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Nabeul: tourism indicators show improvement

Tourism indicators in the first ten months of the year in Yasmine-Hammamet posted an improvement, Local Tourism Delegate Khaled Glouia told TAP on Wednesday.   Tourist numbers grew 74.3% on last year with a total of 543, 311 visitors. The number of bednights saw a 139% rise compared to the same period in 2021, reaching 19, 017,585.   The domestic […]

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Families of Zarzis missing migrants continue protest, shut local port down

Families of the missing and victims of the shipwreck of a migrant b oat off Zarzis, as well as civil society activists, continue their three-day protest on Wednesday, as they have closed the port area in Zarzis.   Protesters blocked economic activities in the commercial port, preventing staff and workers from joining their workstations. They denounced “the indifference of officials […]

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