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[Tunisia] Sustainable Urban Development Programme receives $2 million boost from Swiss government
12-01-2017 | 11:06:00
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.
$27 million Tunisian debt to Italy converted to development projects
16-12-2016 | 06:18:00
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.
Tunisia unveils campaign to fight contraband fuel
09-12-2016 | 06:11:10
Distributors of petroleum products and petrol station owners have launched a campaign against contraband fuel in Tunisia.
Tunisia Export Promotion Centre in drive to strengthen digital identity of SMEs
07-12-2016 | 14:24:03
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.
[Tunisia] Government trains guns on corruption to spur economic growth to 5 per cent
30-11-2016 | 15:48:55
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 successfully restarts exploration activities in Tunisia
21-09-2016 | 14:25:23
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%.
400,000 Tunisians to benefit from AfDB water program
13-09-2016 | 10:28:00
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.
Tunisia Extends Broadcasting of New Free-To-Air Television Platform with Eutelsat
01-06-2016 | 14:14:00
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.
Tunisia receives US$70m from World Bank for Higher Education and Jobs for Graduates
29-02-2016 | 10:19:00
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.
Trade MEPs back emergency plan to import 70,000 tonnes of Tunisian olive oil duty free
27-01-2016 | 12:58:21
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.
Ericsson to support acceleration of Tunisia's digital agenda
06-11-2015 | 13:17:02
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
03-08-2015 | 08:07:00
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.
Government Fostering Tunisian-Algerian Relations - Algerian Energy Minister
31-07-2015 | 13:47:47
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 Partners With Carrefour to Extend its Mobile Money Ecosystem in Tunisia
17-06-2015 | 13:35:31
Creova, a leader in developing Mobile Money solutions, has announced a partnership with Carrefour Tunisia for its Mobile Money initiative in the Tunisian market.
Tunisair takes delivery of first A330-200
12-06-2015 | 13:22:48
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, CEFAC Boost Youth Employability in Tunisia
04-06-2015 | 15:24:25
IFC is helping CEFAC, a training organization in Tunisia, provide business skills training to Tunisian youth, increasing their employability and supporting business growth.
Tunisia: HPR Adopts Draft Law On Electricity Production
16-04-2015 | 13:52:00
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 Tunisia Investment Forum (TIF) 2015 will be held on 11th -12th June 2015 in Tunis
01-04-2015 | 13:40:00
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
31-03-2015 | 11:02:22
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
03-03-2015 | 10:03:00
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 Helps Boost Management Skills at Leading Tunisian Industrial Group
24-02-2015 | 11:10:49
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.
Vueling Adds African Destinations from Barcelona
26-01-2015 | 11:48:00
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 acquires 42 per cent stake in Tunisian-based GEPACO SA
21-01-2015 | 10:51:28
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.
UNECA:Forum On African Statistical Development Convenes Ahead of Main Gathering of Experts
11-12-2014 | 13:00:00
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.
[Tunisia] The EIB Boosts Innovation in Tunisia Via Support for the Private Sector
09-12-2014 | 13:02:00
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 announces zero commission for sellers across Africa
07-11-2014 | 13:11:00
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 Remains Africa’s Most Visited City – MasterCard Index
06-11-2014 | 12:07:00
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 to take centre stage as it hosts its first Tunisia Awards
24-09-2014 | 15:32:00
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 ...