Morocco Reaffirms Commitment to Fully Participate in Peace Consolidation in Africa – Diplomat

Arrouchi, who was speaking at the 5th Annual Consultative Meeting held between the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) and the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) on climate and peacebuilding in Africa, stressed that Morocco remains fully committed alongside its African partners and brothers, to ensure the establishment of a lasting peace in Africa, which guarantees the well-being and prosperity of […]

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China COVID cases hit fresh record high after weekend of protests

China posted another record high COVID-19 infections on Monday, after an extraordinary weekend of protests across the country over restrictive coronavirus curbs, in scenes unprecedented since President Xi Jinping assumed power a decade ago.   In Shanghai, demonstrators and police clashed on Sunday, with police taking away a busload of protesters, with the BBC saying that police assaulted and detained […]

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About 36 Indian police hurt in clashes with Adani port protesters

As many as 36 police were injured in clashes with protesters in India’s southern state of Kerala who were demanding the release of a person arrested during a demonstration against a $900-million port project of the Adani Group, officials said.   The growing agitation is a major headache for Adani’s ports and logistics business worth $23 billion. The location of […]

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WTA Rankings: Tunisian Ons Jabeur holds onto second spot

Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur held onto the 2nd spot for the 11th consecutive week, the WTA rankings released Monday show, behind World No.1 Polish Iga Swiatek. Top 10: Iga Swiatek (POL) 11085 Ons Jabeur (TUN) 5055 Jessica Pegula (USA) 4691 Caroline Garcia (FRA) 4375 Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3925 Maria Sakkari ((GRE) 3871 Cori Gauff (USA) 3646 Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 3435 Veronika […]

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World Cup Qatar 2022: Tunisia hold penultimate training before facing France Wednesday

Tunisia’s national soccer team, on Monday, continued their preparation for their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 first round Group D day-3 game against France next Wednesday (4 pm).   A final training will be held on the eve of the match Tuesday. A pre-match press conference by national manager Jalel Kadri, who will be accompanied by player Montassar Talbi, is […]

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Ministries of Social Affairs and Health, CNI sign framework agreement on intangible data exchange

The Ministries of Social Affairs and Health and the National Center for Informatics signed on Monday a framework agreement on intangible data exchange.   This agreement, which is part of the national project of data exchange between government agencies, aims at digitally sharing data produced by the ministries as well as by structures under their supervision, in accordance with the […]

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Tunisians are aware of climate change effects but are poorly informed about (Afrobarometer)

Tunisians are aware of the effects of climate change but are poorly informed about it, according to a survey on the environment and climate change conducted by Afrobarometer, a Pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, the economy, and society.   The survey conducted between February 21 and March 17, 2022, among a sample of […]

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Part three of project “Environmental Education for a Sustainable Mediterranean” launches

Part three of the project “Environmental Education for a Sustainable Mediterranean” to assess environmental education in Tunisia and Sicily (Italy) was launched on Monday.   This project funded by the European Union to the tune of €1.4 million was launched 2 years ago by the Ministry of Environment, in cooperation with the Ministries of Education and Higher Education, Environment Minister […]

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Prices of airline tickets, bookings to Tunisia surge 24% in November (study)

Prices of airline tickets and bookings to Tunisia surged 24% in November (+€268 per passenger) compared to September 2019, it emerged from a study conducted by MisterFly- an online travel agency specialising in selling airline tickets.   Average prices posted a 28.5% rise all destinations included on 2019, the study commissioned by Echo Touristique magazine further revealed. This finds expression […]

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Sending youth to conflict zones: Ennahdha’s Ghannouchi appears before court

Head of Ennahdha Rached Ghannouchi is appearing Monday before the investigating judge of the Judicial Counter-Terrorism Division in the case of sending young people to hotbeds of tension.   Party supporters and leaders gathered outside the seat of the Judicial Counter -Terrorism Division to show support.   “Rached Ghannouchi demonstrated respect for the judiciary,” party leader Noureddine Bhiri told reporters. […]

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Development plan for 2023-2025 is ready, will bring reforms, says Minister of Economy

The development plan for the period 2023-2025, is ready. It has been forwarded to various ministerial departments to make their comments before a final version, Minister of Economy and Planning Samir Saied said Monday.   The minister, who was on a working visit to the governorate of Bizerte, added in a statement to TAP, that important reforms are included in […]

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Legislative elections: Ibsar Association for Blind People to deploy observers

Ibsar Association of Culture and Leisure for Blind and Visually Impaired People said it intends to deploy 36 observers (19 women and 17 men) to monitor the campaign (November 25 – December 15) for December 17 legislative elections.   Observers will be deployed over 12 governorates and 93 constituencies, that is 61.58% of total constituencies across the country, Ibsar said. […]

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