Based on its strategy to provide new tech opportunities for youth and further expand e-commerce, Jumia, the e-commerce leader in Egypt, officially announced the launch of the new Tech Center in Alexandria Governorate.
Safozi launches high performance cloud services in Tunisia with Sunlight.io Infrastructure Technology
Together they’re bringing high-performance and private cloud services, with local support, to Tunisia and other countries across North Africa.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has partnered with Attijari bank and Enda Tamweel microfinance to firm up access to finance for Tunisian micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is improving access to irrigation water for more than 6,800 farmers and their families, with a €49 million loan to the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries in Tunisia.
Zenith Energy announced that Zenith Overseas Assets Holdings (ZOA), its fully owned subsidiary, has entered into a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of a 100 percent of Canadian North Africa Oil & Gas.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), supported by the European Union (EU), is facilitating access to finance for Tunisian micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
Zenith Energy announced that a flow rate of 124 barrels of oil per day has been recorded from well Robbana-1 well (ROB-1), located within the Robbana concession in Tunisia.
Zenith Energy, which is focused on building a production and development portfolio in Africa, announced that the workover of the Robbana-1 well (ROB-1), located within the Robbana concession in Tunisia has been successfully completed.
EBRD loans €6.2m to Compagnie Générale des Industries Alimentaires to promote Tunisia’s olive-oil sector
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting olive-oil production in Tunisia with a €6.2 million loan to Compagnie Générale des Industries Alimentaires (COGIA SA).
Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has set a record in its North African expansion, with the signing of nine hotels, to date this year.
Zenith Energy announced the commencement of workover activities in well Robbana-1 (ROB-1) in the Robbana concession, onshore Tunisia.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has appointed Nodira Mansurova as its new Head of the Bank’s operations in Tunisia.
The african|markets team is proud to announce the launch of the public version of the Research, an Africa-focused research distribution platform that connects investors to some of the best equity analysts covering Africa’s frontier markets.
Zenith Energy announced it has finalised all the necessary preparations for the commencement of operational activities in the Robbana concession, onshore Tunisia.
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), will sign more than $1 billion of new economic growth programs in Africa by the end of 2022, underscoring the agency’s work to support the tremendous infrastructure needs.
Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) inked a partnership with Mondia Pay, a digital payment provider, that is set to provide Ooredoo Algeria and Orange Tunisia users with safe and convenient payment options.
Zenith Energy announced it has agreed an international crude oil lifting, scheduled to take place during the month of July 2021, of approximately 68,000 barrels net to Zenith, for total receivables of approximately $4.5 million in Tunisia
IFC announced a financing and advisory services package for CHO Group, Tunisia's olive oil producers and exporters, to help the company expand production and create jobs in the agriculture sector.
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is delighted to partner with the African Development Bank to support this timely and critical program for decentralized renewable energy across these six African countries
Ooredoo Tunisia selects P.I. Works solution to reduce integration costs and implementation timelines
By integrating seven vendors from three different domains into a single monitoring product, VantagePM will become Ooredoo Tunisia’s one stop network monitoring solution.
Zenith Energy to commence drilling activities in recently acquired Robbana concession onshore Tunisia
Zenith Energy announced it is in the process of finalising plans to commence drilling activities in the recently acquired Robbana concession, onshore Tunisia.
As COVID-19 cases in Africa rise for the third week running and vaccines are increasingly scarce, 47 of Africa’s 54 countries nearly 90%, are set to miss the September target of vaccinating 10% of their people unless Africa receives 225 million more doses.
IFC launched a new advisory program aimed at making it easier for startups in Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia, expand their operations across North Africa.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the Green Climate Fund (GCF), are strengthening their cooperation by launching the new $1.01 billion “High impact programme for the corporate sector” to scaling up green financing.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the European Union (EU), are joining forces to strengthen growth opportunities for Tunisian small businesses, with a new export programme, Insadder.
Zenith Energy, the international oil & gas production company focused on pursuing African development opportunities, announced it has entered into a loan agreement with Winance, a Dubai registered single-family office, for a total amount of €2.1 million.
Zenith Energy announced that Compagnie Du Desert ("CDD"), its fully owned subsidiary, has now completed the acquisition of a 100 percent interest in the fully owned subsidiary of Candax Energy in Barbados, Ecumed Petroleum Tunisia.
Zenith Energy announced that Compagnie Du Desert has entered into a share purchase agreement with Candax, for 100% acquisition of El Bibane and Robbana concessions in Tunisia.
The World Bank announced it has reached $2 billion in approved financing for the purchase and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for 17 developing countries.
Nostra Terra, the oil & gas exploration and production company with a portfolio of development and production assets in Texas, USA, announced progress with the planned strategic expansion of its portfolio into Tunisia.
Zenith Energy announced it has made a binding offer to wholly acquire a company holding a 100% interest in two hydrocarbons production and development concessions in Tunisia.
Zenith Energy announced its wholly owned subsidiary Zenith Netherlands, signed an extension agreement in respect of the conditional sale and purchase agreement (SPA) it signed with KUFPEC Tunisia.
World Bank funds $300m to consolidate social safety nets for children and poor households in Tunisia
The World Bank approved $300 million in financing for the COVID-19 Social Protection Emergency Response Project in Tunisia.
Ekuity Capital, Tuniso-Kuwaiti and Pfizer certified among the best places to work in Tunisia for 2021
6 companies made the list this year in Tunisia as the best places to work.
A total of 314 million mobile users across eight developing countries benefited from free internet access during the hardest months of the pandemic, despite having run out of credit or not being physically able to top up.
Zenith Energy announced that Zenith Energy Africa has now completed the acquisition of a 100 percent interest in the fully owned subsidiary of Candax Energy in Barbados, which holds a 45% interest in the Tunisian onshore Ezzaouia Concession.
Tunisia's first satellite, Challenge ONE has been launched onboard Soyuz-2 rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Tunisia received the first batch of 93,600 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility. This delivery is part of a first wave of arrivals that will continue during the year, with the goal of vaccinating 20% of the population in Tunisia.
Zenith Energy announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Zenith Netherlands has signed an extension agreement in respect of the conditional sale and purchase agreement (SPA), for the acquisition of SLK from CNPC in Tunisia.
Zenith Energy, announced that Zenith Energy Africa has entered into a share purchase agreement with Candax Energy for the acquisition of a 100% interest in Candax's fully owned subsidiary, which holds a 45% interest in the Ezzaouia Concession, Tunisia.
The World Bank approved $50 million in financing to support a disaster and climate resilience project in Tunisia, complemented by French Development Agency (AFD) financing equivalent to $50 million, a total package of $100 million.
The EBRD has reaffirmed its commitment to scaling up green inter mediated financing by approving additional headroom for the next phase of its successful large-scale partnership with the Green Climate Fund.
Tunisia received its first major delivery of coronavirus vaccine doses Tuesday, almost a month later than expected, paving the way for the start of its inoculation campaign this week.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €300 million financing package to Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz (STEG) to support the stability of Tunisia’s energy sector.
The Plintron team has successfully integrated the La Poste postal retail POS channel ensuring SIM Registration and Top-up services will be available for its Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) in Tunisia.
ITFC signs agreement with Tunisia government to mobilize $ 1.5 billion as part of it integrated trade solutions
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has signed a framework agreement with the Government of Tunisia to increase trade flows and build trade capacity within the Republic.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening access to finance for Tunisian micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
Hikma Pharmaceuticals has entered into a non-binding term sheet with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for the purposes of potentially acquiring GSK’s interests in Egypt and Tunisia
Ooredoo Group and Ericsson have signed a global frame agreement for the supply of 5G radio, core and transport products and solutions, as well as related implementation and integration services.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening small businesses in Tunisia with a €5 million loan to Arab Tunisian Lease to increase access to finance for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.
National Oil Corporation Libya ( NOC ) and KPMG International have signed a partnership for a project to develop an integrated system for financial and administrative systems, human resources, manufacturing, and production.
Zenith Energy, listed international oil & gas production company focused on pursuing African development opportunities, announced it has terminated the non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with a consortium of Arab investors.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the financing institution of the European Union signed two finance contracts totalling €38 million with Tunisia and the National Water Distribution Utility (SONEDE) to secure the drinking water supply.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its efforts to support the Tunisian economy by increasing an existing trade finance limit for Banque de Tunisie from $20 million to $50 million.
CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services (CTI) has announced the acquisition of Clinart, a full-service CRO with nearly 20 years of experience and strong local expertise in the (MENA) region.
The Principality of Monaco signed its first funding agreement with UNIDO and the two parties have agreed a tripartite declaration together with the Union for the Mediterranean on empowering women in Tunisia.
Zenith Energy signed a conditional sale and purchase agreement with CNPC International Tunisia, for the acquisition of working interests in the North Kairouan permit and Sidi El Kilani concession.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening the agribusiness sector in Morocco and Tunisia with a total loan equivalent to €10.9 million to Land’Or, a leading Tunisian processed cheese maker.
The EBRD is responding to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Tunisian economy with a €5 million loan to Compagnie Internationale de Leasing (CIL) for on-lending to local private businesses.
The World Bank responded to dual economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent collapse in oil prices with strong lending, technical assistance and global expertise throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
IFC announced it will provide €23 million in financing to Tunisian company One Tech Holding to spur job creation and economic growth in Tunisia and Morocco.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) are joining forces to boost the recovery of the tourism sector across the 38 economies where the Bank invests.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is providing €10 million in funding to the Tunisian date processing company VACPA.
Tunisia's traditional Ramli agricultural systems in the lagoons of Ghar El Melh and its hanging gardens from Djebba El Olia, have been recognized as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).
Tunisia's traditional Ramli agricultural systems in the lagoons of Ghar El Melh and its hanging gardens from Djebba El Olia, have been recognized as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System.
Tunisia has launched a contact-tracing mobile phone app that identifies and alerts users who may have had contact with others infected with the new coronavirus.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has imposed a 13-month debarment on Entreprise de Travaux et d’Etudes de Projets (ETEP) SA, a civil engineering company registered in Tunisia, for engaging in sanctionable practices in Mali and Guinea.
Temenos announces that Enda Tamweel (Enda) has gone live with cloud-native, cloud-agnostic Temenos Transact, the next generation core banking product.
Emirates has announced plans to operate passenger services to limited destinations in Africa next week.
Unions for urban transport workers in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia have joined forces at a workshop in Tunis to discuss how to working together under the Our Public Transport programme.
Tunisia can now export its products to 15 member States of the COMESA Free Trade Area without paying import duties after completing the process of developing and issuing the legal instruments for trading.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is launching its MENA Women Banking Champions program in Maghreb to help expand access to finance and boost financial inclusion for women entrepreneurs in Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) announced support for a new project that aims to reduce rural poverty in the region of Kairouan, one of the most disadvantaged in the country.
Agribusiness makes an important contribution to the Tunisian economy, representing the third largest manufacturing sector and accounting for 9.5% of gross added value.
Maghreb Private Equity Fund IV (MPEF IV) has acquired 1.8 million new shares, representing 16.20% of the capital of the Tunisian agrifood firm Land’Or.
The Government of Tunisia is collaborating with the country’s mobile operators to develop an SMS-based early warning system to alert citizens at risk of major natural disasters.
IFC signed a memoranda of understanding with two Tunisian start-up accelerators to help unlock the potential of innovative entrepreneurship in the country, with a focus on women-led start-ups and creating jobs for young people.
Further expanding its footprint in Africa, Andersen Global announced it has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Tunisia-based tax firm Jelil Bouraoui & Associates.
The EBRD is helping to increase the availability of funds for small firms in Tunisia through a local currency loan equivalent to €2 million to Advans Tunisie.
Hilton will once again be welcoming guests to the Tunisian capital city of Tunis from after a landmark deal was signed with the Groupe Alliance.
Eni Tunisia inaugurated a new photovoltaic plant in partnership with the national company, Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières (ETAP).
Eni, SNDP sign MoU to assess, extend experimental castor cultivation to produce sustainable biofuels in Tunisia
Eni and SNDP signed an MoU at the Tunisian Ministry of Industry on joint collaboration, through a joint company, to cultivate castor at a semi-industrial level used to produce sustainable biofuels.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening the competitiveness of small firms in Tunisia by increasing the availability of funds, with a €5 million loan to Compagnie Internationale de Leasing (CIL).
The British Embassy in Tunisia announced a UK/Tunisia Sustainable Tourism Charter launched in Hammamet, one of the most popular tourism resorts for British visitors to Tunisia.
The African Development Bank launched the "Investia Enterprise" program to strengthen the dynamics of financial inclusion for Tunisian small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
WFP and the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture signed a US$340,000 agreement to promote local agricultural development and better nutrition through innovative, home-grown school feeding programmes in Siliana, Tunisia.
The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has approved the disbursement of a €150 million loan to Tunisia.
[Tunisia] African Development Bank grants STEG €138 million for electricity and renewable energy project
The Board of Directors of the AfDB has approved a total funding of 138 million euros for the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG) to implement the project development and equipment of the electricity transmission network.
The Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of its first Radisson branded hotel in the city of Tunisia, Radisson Hotel Tunis.
“The urban opportunities far outweigh the challenges,” said Prof. Davis G. Mwamfupe, the Mayor of Dodoma, Tanzania, during his message to the Cities Leadership workshop, launching the City Diagnostics for five pilot cities in Africa.
The number of countries participating in the COMESA Free Trade Area is set to rise as Tunisia prepares to join the trading regime by the end of this year.
IFC, Financial Market Council begin consultations for the implementation of the guiding principles for green bonds in Tunisia
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Financial Market Council today launched a series of consultations aimed at leading to the development of the guiding principles of the Tunisian green bond market, social and sustainable.
Tunisair Express and ATR have confirmed a firm order for three ATR 72-600s. The aircraft will renew Tunisair Express’s regional fleet and supply essential connectivity, both domestically and internationally.
The South African Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry and the Tunisian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs have committed to strengthen bilateral economic relations between the two countries in order to increase trade and investment.
In partnership with Panoro, (''Panoro Energy'') BW (''BW Energy'') has commenced the drilling of an exploration well at the Hibiscus Updip prospect on its Dussafu Marin permit, offshore Gabon.
Private Tunisian airline, Jasmin Airways, having made its first flight last month to Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina is looking at strengthening its hand with its third aircraft being delivered this month.
The CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, and Slim Feriani, Tunisian Minister of Industry, signed a new agreement for transporting Algerian natural gas through Tunisia.
The United States has signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) with Tunisia marking a significant milestone in collaboration on security and facilitation of lawful trade between the two countries.
Eni has inaugurated in Tataouine, in the south of Tunisia, the construction site for a photovoltaic plant with an installed capacity of 10 MW.
European Investment Bank invests $15 million in Africa Industrialization Fund to support growth capital investments
The European Investment Bank has signed a commitment of $15 million with the SPE Africa Industrialization I Fund, targeting growth capital investments in SMEs and mid-market companies.