FIFA World Cup 2022: CAF President Patrice Motsepe visits Eagles of Carthage in Doha

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Saturday, visited the residence of the Tunisian soccer team in Doha, on the participation of the Eagles of Carthage in the Qatar World Cup 2022.   Motsepe, who was welcomed by the President of the Tunisian Football Federation (FTF), Wadie Jary and members of the official delegation accompanying the […]

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Tunisia, French Development Agency ink €200 million financing agreement to support budget

A €200-million financing agreement (nearly 653.3 million dinars) was inked on Saturday in Djerba between Tunisia, represented by Minister of Economy and Planning Samir Saied, and the French Development Agency (AFD), represented by French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna.   This agreement aims to support the budget, in the framework of the implementation of the reform programme. […]

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New national cork museum opens in Tabarka

The new national cork museum was opened on November 17 in Tabarka, as part of the week of Tunisian forests.   It aims to enhance products and by-products related to the landscape of cork oak in Kroumirie – Mogods, emphasize the importance of cultural and traditional practices related to that landscape in Kroumirie-Mogods and their importance in the conservation of […]

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Djerba Summit 2022: Call for creating digital free trade zone in French-speaking world

(Interview conducted by Maroua Ben Abdennebi and Wided Medfai-TAP)- A call for the creation of a digital free trade area in the Francophone space will be launched, for the first time in the history of the economic Francophonie, during the 4th edition of the Economic Forum of the Francophonie “FEF Djerba 2022” which will be held from November 20 to […]

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Francophonie Summit: UTICA officials and delegation of Canadian businessmen meet

The Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) officials headed by president, Samir Majoul, held on Saturday in Djerba a meeting with a delegation of businessmen from Quebec, led by Karl Blackburn. President of the Employers’ Council of this Canadian province.   The meeting held on the sidelines of the Francophonie Summit (19 and 20 November 2022), has reviewed […]

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Francophonie-Djerba: Saied/European Council President undertake to develop and diversify cooperation relations

President of the Republic Kais Saied on Friday evening in Djerba held talks with President of the European Council Charles Michel, on the occasion of the 18th Francophonie Summit.   The meeting offered the opportunity to discuss several issues regarding the historical relations of cooperation and partnership established between Tunisia and the European Union in various sectors, the Presidency of […]

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Djerba-Francophonie: Saied/Burundi’s President review cooperation relations

On the occasion of the Francophonie Summit, President of the Republic Kais Saied on Friday held talks with Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye.   Saied commended the strong relations binding the two countries, underscoring the need to speed up the holding of the joint commission and foster cooperation and partnership mechanisms between the two countries in a bilateral and multilateral framework, […]

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“We are very pleased to be here in Djerba for 18th Francophonie Summit” (Louise Mushikiwabo)

“We are very pleased to be here in Djerba for the 18th Francophonie Summit that we have been waiting for since two years,” stated International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) Secretary-General Louise Mushikiwabo at the end of her meeting on Friday with President Kais Saied.   She indicated that she had discussed with the Head of State “the importance of […]

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Mushikiwabo: “in a fractured world, the aim is to see to it that Francophonie remains a bridge”

Secretary-General of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) Louise Mushikiwabo outlined in her opening speech of the 18th Francophonie Summit in Djerba the challenges and objectives of the Francophonie.   There is need for the Francophone space to forge ahead with diversity and inclusiveness without questioning its specific nature and identity, she further said.   “The Francophonie originates from […]

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Tunisia takes over from Armenia at helm of OIF

Tunisia Saturday took over the presidency of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) for the next two years. The torch was passed on in Djerba by current chair Armenia, represented by Premier Nikol Pashinyan.   An announcement of the host country of the 19th summit is expected during the present summit whose works are placed under the motto: “Connectivity […]

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