State of Emergency Lifted

[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage -President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Moncef Marzouki issued a decree lifting the state of emergency in the whole country as of Wednesday, March 5, 2014, according to a statement of the Presidency of the R…

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EU and Tunisia establish their Mobility Partnership

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, March 4, 2014 – Tunisia and the EU today formally established a Mobility Partnership. A joint declaration was signed by Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr Tahar Cherif, Tunisian Ambassador to Belgium and the European Union, and the Ministers of the ten EU Member States involved in the Partnership: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Spain, France, […]

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TUNISIA’S SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN STUDENTS FACE RACISM, RED TAPE

TUNIS, March 1 –n “Many Tunisians do not know that Tunisia is an African country,” says Blamassi Touré, president of the Association for African Students and Interns in Tunisia (AESAT). “If Tunisia is not in Africa, then I do not know where it is,” he added. “It is an ordeal,” Touré told Tunisia Live. AESAT was established in 1993 with […]

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AFDB Donates 950,000 Dollars to BFPME

Tunis — The African Development Bank (AfDB), on Thursday, made a 950,000-dollar donation (nearly 1.5 MTD) to the Bank of Financing Small and Medium Enterprises (BFPME).

At a ceremony held to sign the donation agreement, CEO of BFPME Khalil Ammar said the grant was made by the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) which is managed by the AfDB.

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