National organisations call on Presidency of Republic to clarify vision on local authority

National organisations and associations called on the Presidency of the Republic to openly discuss local authority and to clarify its vision regarding the implementation of the decentralisation process, calling for prioritising this matter. In a joint statement published Friday, these organisations questioned the reasons behind abolishing the Local Affairs Ministry and transferring its central and regional structures to the Interior […]

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Kaïs Saïed enquires about the results of Bouden’s visit to Algeria

President of the Republic, Kaïs Saïed was informed, on Friday, about the results of the visit of Prime Minister Najla Bouden-Romdhane to Algeria. Receiving, at the Carthage Palace, Bouden, they discussed, during the meeting, “the general situation in the country,” said a statement of the Presidency of the Republic. Najla Bouden-Romdhane was received on Thursday evening by Algerian President Abdelmadjid […]

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New governors appointed in Medenine, Ben Arous, Sfax and Gafsa

President of the Republic, Kais Saied, issued, on Friday evening, presidential decrees appointing four new governors in Medenine, Ben Arous, Sfax and Gafsa, says a statement published by the presidency on an official social media page. Under these decrees: Said Ben Zayed is appointed governor of Medenine Ezeddine Chalbi is appointed governor of Ben Arous Faouzi M’rad is appointed Governor […]

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Jerandi meets with charge d’affaires of the Philippine Embassy to Tunisia

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi met on Friday at the department’s headquarters with Juane Dayang, Chargé d’Affaires at the Philippine Embassy in Tunisia, with residence in Tripoli, who handed over to him the figurative copies of his credentials. Quoted in a statement of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Jerandi stressed the need to intensify contacts […]

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At least five killed as huge explosion, gunfire rock Somali capital

At least five people died and 23 others were injured after a huge explosion rocked Somalia’s capital Mogadishu early on Thursday, triggering a plume of smoke which rose from the blast site amid gunfire, according to officials and a Reuters witness. “So far we know five people died and 23 others (were) injured,” Abdikadir Abdirahman, the director of Aamin Ambulance […]

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ECA: Tunisia’s strategy to implement AfCFTA agreement to be validated December 16

The Tunisian strategy for the implementation of the agreement on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), developed by the Ministry of Trade and Export Development, with the support of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will be presented and validated on December 16, 2021, in Tunis, economist at the ECA office for North Africa Aziz Jaid announced Thursday. Speaking […]

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