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CAF Offers $500, 000 to African World Cup Teams

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) will grant a financial subsidy of US$2,5 million to assist African teams at the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup prepare for the tournament. (AllAfrica)

World Cup Draw - the Details

[RFI] France on Friday were handed an apparently straightforward passage into the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup after being drawn with Peru, Denmark and Australia in Group C. The 2016 European championship runners-up will start their campaign on 16 June in Kazan against Australia. (AllAfrica)

Tunisian Delegation in Switzerland for Bilateral and Interdisciplinary Exchange On Preventing Violent Extremism and Combating Terrorism

[PR Newswire] Bern, Switzerland -A delegation comprising eight representatives from the Tunisian national counter-terrorism commission and other ministries is currently in Switzerland for a bilateral exchange on preventing violent extremism (PVE) and combating terrorism. The visit, initiated and organised by the FDFA, is one of the concrete results to have emerged from the declaration of intent signed by the Swiss and Tunisian governments on cooperation in PVE and reflects the will of both countries to take action. (AllAfrica)

North Africa's Foreign Ministers Issue 'Cairo Declaration' On Libya

[Egypt Online] The foreign ministers of Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria issued a joint statement on the Libyan crisis called "The Cairo Declaration", following their talks in Cairo on Wednesday 15/11/2017 . (AllAfrica)

Arab Neighbors Urge Libyan Rivals to Achieve Political Breakthrough

[Focac] Foreign ministers of Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria on Wednesday urged the Libyan rivals to achieve a breakthrough in the political settlement process. (AllAfrica)

Morocco, Tunisia Qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup

[Premium Times] Tunisia and Morocco have completed the roster of teams that would represent Africa at the Russia 2018 World Cup. (AllAfrica)

European Parliament President Concludes Official Visit to Tunisia

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, has concluded a two-day official visit to Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

Suspected Islamist Arrested After Knife Attack Near Parliament

[VOA] A suspected Islamist militant wounded two policemen with a knife near the parliament in Tunis on Wednesday and was later arrested, Tunisia's Interior Ministry said. It was a rare incident in a country that has improved security since deadly attacks in 2015. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda Finish 6th as Tunisia is Crowned African Champions

[New Times] Rwanda finished sixth at the 2017 Men's African Nations Championships after losing to Morocco 2-3 at Cairo Stadium Complex on Sunday, while Tunisia stunned favourites Egypt 3-0 in the final to win the title. (AllAfrica)

Start-Up Pioneers Bladeless Wind Turbine Technology That Doubles Energy

[Innovation in Africa] With energy prices falling in the short to medium-term, renewable energy needs to be able to reduce costs in Africa if it is to avoid being seen as an almost ran. This week Russell Southwood spoke to the Partner and Co-Founder of Tunsian start-up Saphon Energy Hassine Labaied about how it is innovating wind power technology. (AllAfrica)

FAP Handball Clubs in Tunisia

[Cameroon Tribune] The 39th edition of the Africa Handball Clubs Championship kicks off in Hammamet, Tunisia, today October 20, 2017. (AllAfrica)

Ahly Beat Tunisia's Etoile Sportive Du Sahel 6-2, Qualify to CAF Cl Final

[Egypt Online] Egypt's Al Ahly have qualified to the final of CAF Champions League on Sunday 22/10/2017, beating Tunisia's Etoile Sportive du Sahel 6-2 in their semifinal's return-leg match at Alexandria's Borg el Arab Stadium. (AllAfrica)

Cementing Business Relations With Tunisia

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa has reaffirmed its commitment to building strong ties with Tunisia at a business forum hosted in Tunis on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Peerless Kenya Hammer Tunisia in Cup of Nations

[Nation] Undefeated Kenya cemented their place atop Group B at the ongoing women's Volleyball Africa Nations Championship after a routine straight sets win over Tunisia in their final pool match at the Palais des Sports Indoor Arena in Yaounde on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

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)