Tunisia observes World Diabetes Day on November 14

(TAP) – Tunisia joins the international community in celebrating on November 14  the World Diabetes Day under the theme of “Access to Diabetes Care.”   In an in an information memo, a copy of which was received by TAP on Friday, the Health Ministry emphasised the importance of early detection of diabetes to avoid complications.   The findings of the […]

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OIPEM warns families of irregular migrants against child trafficking and organ smuggling

(TAP) – President of the International Organisation for the Protection of Mediterranean Children (French: OIPEM) Rim Belkhedhiri warned parents of irregular migrants against the dangers of child trafficking and organ smuggling.   Suspicions of organ trafficking have been reported by volunteer doctors within this organisation after the repatriation of the remains of Tunisians over the past two years, she told […]

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UGTT calls on govt to inform Tunisians of what was agreed with IMF

(TAP) – The Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) called on the government to inform Tunisians of what was unilaterally agreed with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressing its rejection of any decisions on the lifting of subsidies or the sale of public companies, a statement reads Friday.   The trade union centre criticised, at the end of the meeting of […]

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Chahed Observatory considers number of challenges against ISIE’s decisions too “small”

(TAP) – The Chahed Observatory on Friday considered too “small” the number of challenges lodged against the Independent Higher Authority of the Elections (ISIE)’s decisions regarding the candidacies for the December 17 legislative elections.   The contested decisions “represent only a small percentage of the number of rejected cases, since the appeal rate did not exceed 16.5% of the total […]

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Salvation Front rally and march postponed (Néjib Chebbi)

(TAP) – The Salvation Front has decided to postpone its rally initially scheduled for Friday afternoon in front of the municipal theatre, on Habib Bourguiba Avenue, in Tunis.   The police have banned the use of the megaphone and threatened to seize it, Nejib Chebbi, president of the Front, told TAP on Friday.   Faced with this prohibition, we have […]

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Instalingo case: prosecutor appeals decision to keep Ghannouchi at liberty

(TAP)- The public prosecutor appealed the investigating judge’s decision to keep Ennahdha’s Rached Ghannouchi at liberty, said First Deputy Public Prosecutor at Sousse 2 First Instance Court. Rochdi Ben Romdhane.   Ghannouchi was heard Thursday by the investigating judge over suspicion of involvement in Instalingo case.   Ben Romdhane told TAP the decision to release Rached Ghannouchi is maintained pending […]

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Interior Minister, European Commissioner for Justice discuss Tunisia’s efforts against terrorism and crime

(TAP) – The fight against terrorism, cybercrime, irregular migration and trafficking in human beings were the focus of a meeting on Friday between Interior Minister Taoufik Charfeddine and the European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders and the delegation that accompanied him.   Emphasis was placed on the importance of continuing to support the efforts of Tunisia to combat all forms […]

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Decree appointing members of National Commission for Criminal Conciliation published in JORT

(TAP) – Decree No. 2022-812 of November 11, 2022, appointing members of the National Commission for Criminal Conciliation was published Friday in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Tunisia (JORT). The following persons are appointed members of the National Commission for Criminal Conciliation for a six-month term: Makrem Ben Mna, judge of the third grade of the judiciary, president […]

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Report presented by Tunisia before Human Rights Council “goes against reality” (Organisations)

(TAP) – Tunisian associations including «Aswatt Nissa» and the Tunisian Association of Democratic Women (ATFD) said the report presented by the Tunisian State before the Human Rights Council in Geneva last Tuesday «goes against the reality in Tunisia.»   In a joint statement, 14 organisations said the interventions of the Tunisian delegation include contradictions relating to the latest events in […]

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Morocco, U.S. Determined to Boost Bilateral, Multilateral Cooperation on Public Financial Control

Rio de Janeiro – Morocco and the United States have affirmed, Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, their willingness to strengthen and institutionalize bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the field of public financial control. During a meeting on the sidelines of the 24th International Congress of Supreme Audit Institutions (INCOSAI), held from November 7 to 11, Court of Accounts First President […]

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Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline’s Technical Committee Meets in Rabat

Rabat – The day after HM King Mohammed VI’s speech on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the Green March, the technical committee of the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline project, composed of representatives of the oil companies of Senegal, Mauritania and Nigeria, ECOWAS and Morocco, met from November 7 to 11 in Rabat to discuss the progress of this strategic […]

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Kais Saied meets European Commissioner for Justice

(TAP) – President of the Republic Kais Saied met on Friday, at Carthage Palace, European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders.   He affirmed the importance for the European side, which is aware of many facts and details, to admit that the process launched on July 25, 2022 was necessary to save the state and the country. Today, the last word […]

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