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Revenue From Fruit Exports Up 65.76 Percent -Ministry of Agriculture

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Fruit exports jumped 65.76% in value from January 1 to May 23, 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries announced on Monday. (AllAfrica)

Economic Situation Requires Use of Borrowing From International Market (BCT)

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Executive Board of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) announced Monday, having completed the examination of the issuance of a bond on the international financial market for the benefit of the state budget. (AllAfrica)

Economic Juncture Requires Use of Borrowing From International Market (BCT)

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) announced Monday, having completed the examination of the issuance of a bond on the international financial market for the benefit of the state budget. (AllAfrica)

Fitch Affirms Tunisia's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Idr At 'B+', Revises Outlook to Negative

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Fitch Ratings, on Sunday, said it has revised the Outlook on Tunisia's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to negative from stable and affirmed the IDR at 'B+'. (AllAfrica)

World Cup 2018 - Warmup - Portugal Vs Tunisia - Line-Up of Carthage Eagles

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Line-up of Tunisia's national soccer team who will play Portugal's at a friendly Monday evening in Braga: (AllAfrica)

Truth Commission Sends Uprising Case to Trial

[HRW] Tunis -Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission sent its first criminal case stemming from the country's 2011 uprising, for trial before a system of special courts on May 18, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. (AllAfrica)

Will Pele's Prediction of an African Team Winning World Cup Come True This Year?

[Nation] After the sterling performances of Tunisia in 1978, Morocco in 1986 and Cameroon in 1990, O Rei (The King) Pele predicted that an African team was going to win the Fifa World Cup by the year 2000. This year will mark the 18th cycle since the deferment of that outcome. (AllAfrica)

How Will African Teams Perform At Next Month's FIFA Soccer World Cup?

[Namibia Economist] Jemma Brie -Five African teams have qualified for the World Cup this year, and with the tournament fast approaching, everyone is asking whether this will be the year that an African team fulfills the continent's dream of World Cup success. Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, and Tunisia are the teams leading the charge, and each one will be hoping to become the most successful African team of the tournament. In this article we take a more in-depth look at each nation and discuss which one will go the furthest. (AllAfrica)

German Woman Blocked From Retrieving Abducted Daughters in Tunisia

[Deutsche Welle] Despite securing sole custody of her children, Tunisian authorities prevented a woman and her daughters from leaving for Germany. The two girls had been held by their father's family in Tunisia for almost three years. (AllAfrica)

Bill On Racism Must Encompass All Forms of Discrimination

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The draft organic law to combat racial discrimination must encompass different forms of discrimination, president of the Tunisian Association for the Support of Minorities (ATSM) Yamina Thabeut said on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Essebsi/Chahed Talk - General Situation At Focus

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The general situation in the country and the latest economic indicators were at heart of the meeting Thursday between President Beji Caid Essebsi and Prime Minister Youssef Chahed. (AllAfrica)

FIFA Rankings - Tunisia Still 14th

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia have kept the 14th place worldwide at the FIFA World Rankings of May, published on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Esperance Sink Rollers to Go Top

[CAF] Esperance assumed top of Group A after a 4-1 victory over Township Rollers of Botswana on Tuesday in Rades near Tunis. (AllAfrica)

Organisations and Associations Strongly Condemn Zionist Crimes Against Palestinian People

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Organisations and associations have strongly condemned Tuesday the "methodical crimes" committed by the Zionist occupation against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip since Monday following the transfer of the US Embassy in Al-Quds, leaving 55 dead and 2,500 wounded. (AllAfrica)

African Champions League/Day - Group a - Espérance St Defeat Township Rollers of Botswana 4 - 1

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Esperance ST beat Botswana's Township Rollers 4-1 in Group (AllAfrica)

Pre-Match Quotes - Esperance Vs Township Rollers

[CAF] Khaled Ben Yahia (coach, Esperance) (AllAfrica)

GDP Growth Rate of 2.5 Percent in 1st Quarter of 2018 (Ins)

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia recorded a GDP growth rate of 2.5% in the 1st quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, and 1.0% compared to the last quarter of 2017, the National Institute of Statistics (INS) announced on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Association Council 14th Session - Tunisia and EU Agree On Strategic Priorities

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The 14th session of the Tunisia-EU Association Council took place on Tuesday in Brussels. (AllAfrica)

Ramadan - Some 31,000 Needy Families Will Benefit From Food Aid

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said Tuesday in Tunis, that the value of social assistance distributed during Ramadan has increased from 60 to 75 dinars and the number of needy families benefiting from these aids has increased from 13 thousand to 31 thousand families. (AllAfrica)

Peaceful March in Capital to Support Rights of Foreign Immigrants in Tunisia

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -A peaceful march on Sunday set out from the Human Rights Square at Habib Bourguiba Avenue to the Municipal Theatre at Habib Bourguiba Avenue to support the rights of foreign immigrants in Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

Zesco Seek Fortunes On Tunisia Debut

[CAF] Coach George Lwandamina is hoping Zesco United can extend its recent two-match unbeaten away run in North Africa when they make their debut trip to Tunisia to play Etoile du Sahel on Wednesday in a Group D Day Two clash. (AllAfrica)

Meeting of Carthage Document Signatories Kicks Off Under Caid Essebsi's Chairmanship

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The meeting of the Carthage Document signatories kicked oof on Monday, under chairmanship of President Beji Caid Essebsi. (AllAfrica)

Continental African Champs & Youth Olympic Qualifier for Wag & Mag - Tunisia Win 4 Medals, Including One Gold

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia's rythmic gymnastics team won four medals (1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze) at the end of the 14th Continental African Championships & Youth Olympic Qualifier for WAG & MAG, organised on May 8-12 in Namibia. (AllAfrica)

Sidi Bouzid - Protest in Jelma Against Connection of Souabia Well

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Sidi Bouzid/Tunisia -Tensions have erupted Monday morning everywhere in the delegation of Jelma (governorate of Sidi Bouzid), after the intervention of the police to ensure the connection of the Souabia well related to the National Company of Water Exploitation and Distribution (SONEDE). (AllAfrica)

Youth - PM Launches 'No Hate' Campaign

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Prime Minister Youssef Chahed announced Friday in Gammarth the launch of the national campaign "no hate" by presiding over the closing of the 6th session of the Mediterranean Federation (Youth and Universal Citizenship) organised by the National Observatory of Youth under the banner "together to establish the values of peace, work and the primacy of institutions". (AllAfrica)

Bardo National Museum to Host 'Under Burning Sun of Africa' Photo Exhibition, May 12-August 12

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Bardo National Museum will play host on May 12-August 12 to a photo exhibition entitled "Under the Burning Sun of Africa," according to a press release by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tunis. (AllAfrica)

Credible Elections in Spite of Modest Mobilisation and Technical Shortcomings - EU EOM

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -"The May 6 municipal elections were credible in spite of the low turnout on the part of youth in particular and some technical weaknesses," said on Tuesday Fabio Massimo Castaldo, Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Tunisia and Vice-President of the European Parliament. (AllAfrica)

Agriculture-Utap Congress - Chahed Calls for Revision of Policies

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Prime Minister Youssef Chahed called for a revision of Tunisia's agricultural policy by establishing alternative policies whose central axis is the farmer, in symbiosis with the trade policy and as part of a common vision. (AllAfrica)

Municipal Elections 2018 - 'General Voter Turnout 33.7 Percent', Says Mnasri

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The general voter turnout in the municipal elections has reached 33.7%, President of the Independent High Authority for the Elections (ISIE), Mohamed Tlili Mnasri announced Sunday evening. (AllAfrica)

'Low Turnout Rate in Municipal Elections, Strong Message From Which We Should Learn Lessons' - Youssef Chahed

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -"The turnout in the municipal elections is much lower than the rates recorded during the previous post-revolution elections," said on Sunday Prime Minister Youssef Chahed in a TV statement broadcast on the national TV channel "Al-Wataniya 1." (AllAfrica)

Ons Jabeur Through to 2nd Round of Cagnes-Sur-Mer Open

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur (world's 154th) qualified on Tuesday for the 2nd round of the Cagnes-Sur-Mer Open (France), after defeating Dutch Arantxa Rus (world's 109th) 6-0, 6-3. (AllAfrica)