International University of Rabat, Israel Aerospace Industries Sign MoU

The agreement, inked by Noureddine Mouaddib, president of the International University of Rabat and Eytan Eshel, Chief Technology Officer of Israel Aerospace Industries, in the presence of Amir Peretz, chairman of the company’s Board, aims to strengthen cooperation and partnership in applied research, innovation, joint development, program design and academic research.   This agreement will promote and strengthen the position […]

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Tunisia, UNESCO to organise workshp on promotion of vocational training in Tunisia

The Employment and Vocational Training Ministry and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) agreed to jointly organise a workshop on the promotion of the vocational training sector in Tunisia.   During a meeting held Wednesday with UNESCO Education Programme Manager for Maghreb Hélène Guiol, Employment and Vocational Training Minister Nasreddine Ncibi underscored the importance of bilateral partnership […]

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Agriculture: Soilless cultivation technology reduces water use for irrigation by 80%

The technology of hydroponics (soilless cultivation) adopted under the Tunisian-Italian cooperation project INTESA, can reduce the use of water for irrigation by 80%, compared to traditional agriculture and 90% use of chemical fertilisers, said adviser to the President of the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fisheries (UTAP) and coordinator of the project, Bayrem Hamada.   At an international conference on […]

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37th edition of Tunis International Book Fair, April 28-May 7, 2023

The Tunis International Book Fair (FILT) will definitely be organised on April 28-May 7, the Ministry of Cultural Affairs announced in a press release on Tuesday.   Besides, the 4th edition of the Tunisian National Book Fair will be held in February 2023, the same source added, pending the unveiling of the details in the coming days, the ministry added. […]

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Tunisia ready to host 18th Francophonie Summit (Higher Education Minister)

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Moncef Boukthir affirmed that Tunisia is ready to host the 18th Francophonie Summit to be hosted by Djerba, November 19-20.   Taking part at the invitation of the Francophone University Agency (AUF), in the 2nd edition of the Scientific Francophonie Week organised October 26-28 in Cairo, Boukthir pointed out the comparative advantages of […]

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Mahdia: Success of first organ removal operation on donor at CHU Taher Sfar

A multidisciplinary team from Mohamed Sfar University Hospital Center in Mahdia succeeded, Wednesday, the first operation of removing organs (a heart, kidneys, and corneas) from a donor, said coordinator of the operation and the anesthesiologist-resuscitator Karim Masmoudi.   Speaking to TAP on Thursday, Masmoudi underlined that the operation was performed on a brain-dead donor after his family’s written consent, adding […]

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citizens’ e-mail addresses server is hosted by ATI (Minister of Technology)

Citizens’ e-mail addresses server (e-berid) is hosted by Tunisia Internet (ATI), a national institution, said the Minister of Communication Technologies, Nizar Ben Neji, noting that no foreign service provider oversees this service.   Speaking at an awareness meeting on digital identity at the National School of Computer Science in Manouba, the Minister recalled that the ATI which has created 3500 […]

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Survey: 75% of Moroccans Believe Pandemic Has Changed Their Habits, Values

The study, which was conducted during the months of May and June 2022 on 14,200 people in 14 countries, confirms that from all social classes, generations and regions combined, 75% of Moroccans say that the pandemic has changed them.   The survey, entitled MARCO 2022: Consumer Habits after the COVID-19 Pandemic, collected respondents’ opinions on various themes ranging from brand […]

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Exchange Program for Moroccan, German and Israeli Students Celebrated in Germany

The students include a group of eight Moroccan students from the city of Al Hoceima, representing the National School of Applied Sciences (ENSA), the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) and Al Badissi and Moulay Ali Cherif high schools.   According to its initiators, the purpose of this exchange is to “promote living together among the group of young people […]

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Educational Cooperation: Minister Benmoussa Meets in Madrid with his Spanish Counterpart

This meeting, held in the presence of the Spanish Secretary of State for Education, José Manuel Bar, the Moroccan Ambassador to Spain, Karima Benyaich, and close collaborators of both ministers, highlighted the work and progress made in educational cooperation within the bilateral Working Group on Education, Vocational Training and Higher Education.   It resulted in “an agreed formulation of the […]

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At least 11 die in Uganda blind school fire

At least eleven students died and six others were in critical condition after a fire in a school for the blind in central Uganda, police said on Tuesday.   The fire broke out around 1 a.m. at the Salaama School for the Blind in Mukono, about 30 km east of the capital Kampala, and the cause is so far unknown, […]

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65% of students will not find a job matching their education (Order of Engineers)

Sixty-five percent (65%) of students will not be able to find a job that matches their education in the future, given the emergence of new occupations and the knowledge economy. This requires reviewing the education of engineers by focusing on research and creation, and developing legislation, dean of the Order of Tunisian Engineers (OIT) Kamel Sahnoun said on Saturday.   […]

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