Tunisia has received a $2.2 million donation from the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs to assist the North African country achieve the first phase of "the sustainable urban development programme of Sousse and other cities" in 2017.
An agreement has been signed between Tunisia and Italy on the mechanism of debt recycling to convert $27 million of Tunisia’s debts to Italy into development projects in inland regions.
Distributors of petroleum products and petrol station owners have launched a campaign against contraband fuel in Tunisia.
The Tunisia Export Promotion Centre, CEPEX, has sought to empower SMEs to develop websites and strengthen their digital identity by granting subsidies through its financial support system dubbed FOPRODEX.
The Tunisian government wants to target corruption and raise tax revenue next year in an effort to bring the economy toward its potential of 5 per cent annual growth according to the Prime Minister Youssef Al Shahed.
Eni has successfully resumed exploration activities onshore Tunisia in the Sahara desert, approximately 700 kilometers south of Tunis. Eni has just completed operations on the discovery well Laarich East-1, located in the MLD (Makhrouga-Laarich-Debbech) license, where Eni owns a 50% stake and the Tunisian state company ETAP the remaining 50%.
Phase II of an African Development Bank-funded water program in Tunisia will improve water services for about 400,000 rural Tunisians. Approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors on September 6, 2016, this program is designed to provide clean drinking water mostly to needy rural communities in about 20 prefectures.
The Tunisian broadcasting corporation (ONT) has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications to broadcast its new subscription-free TV platform across North and West Africa. ONT has selected the powerful EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite to reach viewers across the region.
The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$70 million project to address the high levels of unemployment among university graduates in Tunisia.
A proposed emergency measure to import 70,000 tonnes of olive oil from Tunisia duty free, to help boost the struggling Tunisian economy, hit not least by terrorist attacks of 2015, was backed by the EP Trade Committee on Monday.
At the occasion of the visit by the President of Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi, to Ericsson's headquarters in Sweden, announcements were made to support the acceleration of the Tunisia's digital agenda. King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden was also part of the delegation visiting Ericsson.
AfDB president Donald Kaberuka makes his farewells to the Tunisian authorities, reiterating the Bank's support
On 31 July Donald Kaberuka, the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), whose mandate ends on 31 August 2015, bade farewell to the Tunisian authorities and in particular to the President of the Republic, Béji Caïd Essebsi.
Algeria's Energy Minister Salah Khebri affirmed, Thursday, that efforts are exerted to further reinforce Tunisian-Algerian relations to meet the aspirations of the two countries' peoples.
Creova, a leader in developing Mobile Money solutions, has announced a partnership with Carrefour Tunisia for its Mobile Money initiative in the Tunisian market.
Tunisia’s Minister of Transport, Mahmoud Ben Romdhane made a visit to Toulouse today to witness Tunisia’s national airline, Tunisair, taking delivery of its first A330-200.
IFC is helping CEFAC, a training organization in Tunisia, provide business skills training to Tunisian youth, increasing their employability and supporting business growth.
The House of People's Representative (HPR) adopted, Wednesday, during a plenary session in Bardo, the draft law related to the production of electricity from renewable energy.
The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum (TIF 2015)": "Invest in TUNISIA, Join the Growing Success" will be held on 11th -12th June 2015 in Tunis - El Mouradi Hotel - Gammarth.
Deauville Partnership Countries Boosting Jobs and Growth By Focusing On Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Unemployment was one of the main sources of popular discontent that led to the revolutions of 2010-2011 in Tunisia and Egypt.
Orange launches breakthrough all-inclusive digital offer to deliver mobile internet to millions more across Africa and the Middle East
Today, Orange puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under US$40 (€35), inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that will act as a major catalyst for smartphone and data adoption across the region.
IFC has launched a project to help one of Tunisia’s leading industrial groups, One TECH Holding, develop a new training program for employees, part of IFC efforts to bolster skills training and encourage economic development in the North African country.
For the sixth consecutive year, Vueling will launch services to several new destinations from Barcelona’s El Prat airport, and this year Africa is a new growth area. Starting on 20 June, Vueling will directly operate regular flights to Rabat in Morocco, Yerba in Tunisia, and Accra, Ghana.
Supreme Group (Supreme), a global leader in the provision of end to end supply chain solutions in challenging environments around the world, has recently acquired a 42 per cent stake in GEPACO SA (GEPACO), a Tunisian-based company specializing in the manufacture of food items under the brand Moulin d’Or.
The sixth Forum on African Statistical Development (FASDEV VI) opened in Tunisia Monday, as part of various preparatory events leading to this week's meetings of the Statistical Commission for Africa (StatCom-Africa) and Committee of Directors General (CoDG) of National Statistical Offices, which will be held jointly for the first time from 10-12 December in the capital of Tunisia.
Support for Tunisian business leaders and micro-entrepreneurs was one of the key aspects of the visit to Tunisia of Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), and Philippe de Fontaine Vive, EIB Vice-President. Two new finance contracts totalling EUR 21m (TND 48m) were signed with the microfinance institution Taysir and Banque Tuniso-Koweitienne (BTK) in the framework of a partnership agreement with Réseau Entreprendre.
Kaymu, the leading online marketplace for emerging markets, today announces that it will charge sellers zero commission in over 50% of the countries where it is active, namely Algeria, Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Morocco, Tunisia, Zambia and Mozambique.
Johannesburg is set to be the most popular destination city in Africa for the second year, followed by Cape Town, according to the 2014 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index.
Tunisia prepares to take centre stage at the Tunisia Awards, a bold new initiative by the Ministry of Tourism that will take place on the 27th September ...