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Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia Eye 2018 World Cup Tickets

[Guardian] Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book their spots at next year's World Cup in the penultimate round of African qualifiers at the weekend, but the other two slots will only be decided next month. (AllAfrica)

Tunisian Brewery Takes Lead On Energy Efficiency

[Deutsche Welle] A Tunisian brewer is one of four big companies taking a hands-on approach to reducing energy consumption. Its initiative is part of a broader campaign to raise awareness of efficient power alternatives. (AllAfrica)

SA Companies Explore Opportunities in Tunisia, Algeria

[SAnews.gov.za] A delegation of South African companies is currently on a trade and investment mission in Tunisia and Algeria, where they are exploring export markets. (AllAfrica)

Five Chevening Scholarships Awarded to Young Tunisian Leaders

[PR Newswire] London -The British Embassy in Tunisia is delighted to announce the selection of five young Tunisians as this year's Chevening scholars. (AllAfrica)

Two Red Devils Clashing As Etoile Welcomes Old Foes Al Ahly

[CAF] Another rivalry is renewed as the 2017 Total CAF Champions League enters its last four stage this weekend. Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel entertains Egyptian giants Al Ahly this Sunday (1 October 2017) at the Stade Olympique de Sousse, in the continent's premier club competition semifinal first leg. (AllAfrica)

Migrants in Tunisia/Libya - Meps to Assess Migration Management in the Region

[PR Newswire] Strasbourg, France -A Civil Liberties Committee delegation will be in Tunisia from 18 to 22 September to assess cooperation in migration management between the EU and countries in the region. (AllAfrica)

Important Steps Taken, but Human Rights Violations Continues

[HRW] Tunisians now enjoy their human rights to a greater extent than they did under President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, whom they ousted in 2011. Since 2011, they have adopted a new constitution, held free and fair legislative and presidential elections, and adopted progressive laws. These steps notwithstanding, serious human rights violations, including torture, lack of accountability for past human rights violations, arbitrary house arrests and travel restrictions under the state of emergency continue. (AllAfrica)

Sudan, Tunisia Discuss Health Cooperation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Issam El-Deen Mohamed Abdulla discussed with the visiting Tunisian delegation led by the head of the majority bloc in the Tunisian Parliament, Dr. Rieda Sharaf El-Deen in the presence of the Secretary-General of the National Council for Drugs and Toxicology Dr. Al-Zein Al-Fahal, aspects of health cooperation especially in the field of pharmaceutical manufacturing, training of health personnel in both countries and investment in medical tourism. (AllAfrica)

Ahly, Esperance Share Four-Goal Thriller

[CAF] Esperance return to their base with their heads high, after holding record winners, Al Ahly of Egypt to 2-2 draw away in the quarter final first leg on Saturday in Alexandria. (AllAfrica)

Afrobasket 2017 - Tunisia Dethrones Nigeria

[Cameroon Tribune] The Carthage Eagles beat Nigeria in Rades to become new African Basketball Champions. (AllAfrica)

Rugby - Sevens Debut in Tunisia for Mkhari and Ndawonde

[Sascoc] Rights Mkhari and Zinhle Ndawonde will face a baptism of fire in the Rugby Africa Sevens in Tunisia on Saturday and Sunday as they make their Springbok Women's Sevens debuts in the tournament that doubles up as the Rugby World Cup Sevens Qualifier. (AllAfrica)

Tunisian Parliament Approves Major Cabinet Reshuffle

[Focac] Tunis -The Tunisian Assembly of People's Representatives (ARP), or parliament, approved on Monday night a major cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed. (AllAfrica)

Tunisia Sees Continued Rise in Household Consumption Inflation

[Focac] Tunis -The inflation rate of household consumption in Tunisia grew to 5.7 percent in August, up slightly from 5.6 percent in July, the National Institute of Statistics (NIS) of Tunisia announced Thursday. (AllAfrica)

On Anniversary, Tunisia Urged to Shed Light On Journalists Missing in Libya

[RSF] On the third anniversary of the disappearance of two Tunisian TV journalists in neighbouring Libya, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call to the Tunisian authorities to do everything possible to shed light on the circumstances of their disappearance. (AllAfrica)

Tunur in Tunisia - Another Case of Energy Colonialism

[Fahamu] A familiar 'colonial' scheme is being rolled out: the unrestricted flow of cheap natural resources from the Global South to the rich North, maintaining a profoundly unjust international division of labour. While fortress Europe builds walls and fences to prevent human beings from reaching its shores for sanctuary, it accepts no barriers to resource grabs. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda Win Final Warm-Up Game Against Tunisian Side

[New Times] Rwanda bounced back from two defeats against Central Africa Republic and Mali to register a win (85-66) against Tunisian club Union Sportive Monasterienne (USM) in their final warm-up game on Tuesday night. (AllAfrica)

China's Belt and Road Initiative to Help Tunisian Economy Revive From Slowdown: Former Envoy

[Focac] Tunis -China's Belt and Road Initiative will help Tunisian economy to revive after six years of slowdown, former Tunisian Ambassador to China Mohamed Sahbi Basly told Xinhua in a recent interview. (AllAfrica)

Afrobasket 2017 - Rwanda's Coach Mutokambali Wary of Tunisia

[New Times] Rwanda national team head coach Moise Mutokambali has admitted that his team hosts Tunisia pose the biggest challenge to his team's hopes of toping Group C at the upcoming FIBA Afrobasket Championships slated for September 6-16. (AllAfrica)

Travel Advisory Modified. Extension to the Island of Djerba

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the improved security situation in Tunisia, while calling upon Belgian travelers to be prudent and vigilant given the terrorist threat. The travel advisory for Tunisia has therefore been modified. The perimeter within which travel is now possible has notably been extended to include the island of Djerba. However, Didier Reynders reminds travelers that it is essential to be prudent as recommended. (AllAfrica)

Lebanon Joins Jordan and Tunisia in Fight Against Rapists Impunity

[IPS] Rome -The top United Nations human rights official hailed the repeal of laws in Lebanon, Tunisia and Jordan that used to allow rapists to avoid criminal prosecution by marrying their victims. (AllAfrica)

Hoops Team to Hold Final Preparations in Tunisia

[New Times] The national basketball team (men) will hold a week-long boot camp in Tunisia as part of final preparations for the upcoming African Basketball Championship. (AllAfrica)

Basketball - Angola Beat Tunisia and Secure Third Consecutive Win

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior women's basketball team defeated on Sunday Tunisia by 62-55, in Group A's third round match of the African Cup of Nations (Afrobasket 2017), at the Sports Pavilion in Bamako, Mali. (AllAfrica)

Landmark Step to Shield Women From Violence

[HRW] Tunis -The law on violence against women, including domestic violence, approved by the Tunisian parliament on July 26, 2017, is a landmark step for women's rights, Human Rights Watch said today. Tunisian authorities should ensure that there is adequate funding and political will to put the law fully into effect and to eliminate discrimination against women. (AllAfrica)

Tunisia Travel Advice Update

[PR Newswire] London -Foreign & Commonwealth Office changes travel advice for Tunisia (AllAfrica)

Draft Law Could Return Tunisia to a Police State

[HRW] Since the fall of the government of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, Tunisia's nascent democracy has made great strides. These include the adoption of a new constitution, greater media freedom, and free and democratic elections. These changes were reflected in the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015 to a coalition of civil society groups. (AllAfrica)

Li Yuanchao Meets With Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia

[Focac] On July 20, 2017, Vice President Li Yuanchao met in Beijing with Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

Wang Yi Holds Talks With Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia

[Focac] On July 19, 2017, Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks in Beijing with visiting Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia. Wang Yi expressed that China and Tunisia enjoy a long-standing friendship, and both sides have always supported each other on issues concerning respective core interests and major concerns. With the common care of the two heads of state, China-Tunisia relations have maintained a rapid and sound development momentum in recent years, and yielded positive outcomes from practical cooper (AllAfrica)

Commission Approves Disbursement of €100 Million in Assistance to Tunisia

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has today approved the disbursement of a ?100 million loan to Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

CAF President Ahmad Pays Courtesy Call On Tunisia President Essebsi

[CAF] Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi on Thursday, 13 July 2017 received CAF President Ahmad at the Carthage Palace, the seat of Government near Tunis. (AllAfrica)

Maaloul - I'm Optimistic About Reaching Russia

[CAF] Nabil Maaloul has played a part in a number of Tunisian football's most remarkable feats, from fulfilling the role of assistant coach under Roger Lemerre when Les Aigles de Carthage captured their first and only CAF Africa Cup of Nations to guiding Tunis-based Esperance to a historic treble in 2011. (AllAfrica)

CAF President Ahmad Arrives in Tunisia

[CAF] CAF President Ahmad arrived in Tunisia on Wednesday, 12 July 2017, on a visit. (AllAfrica)