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Message for Women's Day - Gender Power Gap

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Women's rights have made significant progress in recent decades, from the abolition of discriminatory laws to increased numbers of girls in school. But we now face a powerful pushback. Legal protections against rape and domestic abuse are being diluted in some countries; women's sexual and reproductive rights are under threat. (AllAfrica)

Cameroon, Morocco and Tunisia Bid to Host CAF Inter-Club Finals

[Nation] Cameroon is bidding to host the 2019/20 Caf Champions League finals alongside Morocco and Tunisia, the continental football body said on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Kenyans Falter At Table Tennis Olympic Qualifier

[Capital FM] Tunis -Kenya's four representatives at the African continental Olympic qualifiers in Tunisia started off their campaign on a sour footing, all four losing their opening matches on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Olympics Qualifiers - Kenyans Fall to Top Players in Tunis

[Nation] International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Top 16 Cup runner-up Aruna Quadri of Nigeria was too good for Kenya's Josiah Wandera whom he beat 4-0 (11-2, 11-4, 11- 6, 11-9) in Group 1 match of the Africa Singles and Mixed Doubles Olympic Qualification event in Tunis, Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

15 Artisans to Represent Tunisia's Crafts in Diplomatic Bazaar

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -"Be Tounsi" association has selected 15 artisans to exhibit national crafts in "the Tunisia Pavilion" in the Diplomatic Bazaar that will be hosted by the Tunis Convention Centre next March 15. (AllAfrica)

President Saied Appreciates Qatar's Readiness to Contribute to Fund Kairouan Medical City Project

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -President Kais Saied and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, on Monday, stressed the identical views of both sides on many internal, bilateral, Arab and regional issues, foremost of which is the Libyan issue and the Palestinian issue. (AllAfrica)

GSU Star Picking Invaluable Lessons in Tunisia

[Nation] Kenya men's national volleyball team opposite Abiud Chirchir believes his three-month move at Club Olympic de Kelibia in Tunisia is for the betterment and growth of the sport in the country. (AllAfrica)

Kenya's Mutua Beats South African Shane in Tunis

[Nation] Brian Mutua of Kenya recovered from a 1-3 defeat by Fanny Kokou Dodgy of Togo to beat Overmeyer Shane of South Africa 3-2 in the second ITTF Top 16 preliminary game of the Africa 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifiers at the Stade Dr Rades in Tunis. (AllAfrica)

Kenya's Top Star Mutua Goes Gown to Togolese in Tunis

[Capital FM] Tunis -Kenya's top seeded player Brian Mutua went down fighting before losing his opening match at the Africa Top 16 Cup in Tunisia to Togolese Fanny Dodgy 3-1 in sets of 8-11, 11-6 and 11-7. (AllAfrica)

Coronavirus - Tunisia's Consulates in Genoa, Milano Call On Tunisian Community to Be Vigilant

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia's Consulates in Genoa and Milano called on Sunday the Tunisian community residing in these two cities, to follow the protective recommendations and measures adopted by the Italian authorities against coronavirus. (AllAfrica)

Inflation Expected to Fall to 5.8% in Q1 of 2020 (BCT)

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) projects a fall in the inflation rate to 5.8% in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 (against 6.3% in Q3-2019). (AllAfrica)

Fakhfakh Meets With Members of His Proposed Cabinet

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Prime Minister-designate Elyes Fakhfakh insisted on Sunday on the importance of cohesion and understanding between members of his cabinet. (AllAfrica)

February 25, 1st Day of Rajab of Hijri Year 1441

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tuesday, February 25 will be the 1st day of the month of Rajab of the year 1441 of the Hijri, the Mufti of the Republic announced in a press release. (AllAfrica)

Elyes Fakhfakh's Cabinet Lineup

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Prime Minister-designate Elyes Fakhfakh unveiled after a meeting with President Kais Saied on Wednesday evening the lineup of his cabinet consisting of 32 portfolios among ministers and secretaries of state. (AllAfrica)

Tunisia Condemns Double Shooting Near Frankfurt

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia "strongly condemned" Wednesday's terrorist attacks in the city of Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany that left eleven people dead. (AllAfrica)

FIFA Ranking - Tunisia Still 27th Worldwide and 2nd At African Level

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia are still 27th worldwide and 2nd at the African level in the FIFA Ranking of February, published on Thursday by the International Football Federation. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Champions League - Tunisia Expresses Willingness to Host Final

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) announced its intention to organise the final of the 2020 African Champions League scheduled for May 29, the FTF announced on Wednesday on its official facebook page. (AllAfrica)

Menzel Temim to Host 3rd "Foulées Du Cap-Bon" Marathon, March 8

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The city of Menzel Temime will host on March 8 the 3rd edition of the "Foulées du Cap-Bon" under the keynote: "Running for the noble cause," said President of the Menzel Temime Club and the organising committee Haythem Sahmime. (AllAfrica)

Ennahdha to Vote Confidence in Fakhfakh's Govt

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Ennahdha movement decided to be part of and vote confidence in Elyes Fakhfakh's cabinet, the party's executive bureau affirmed. (AllAfrica)

Ennahdha's Executive Committee Entrusted With Finishing Off Government Formation Consultations

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Ennahdha movement Shura Council decided during an extraordinary meeting held Tuesday night, to entrust the executive committee with finishing off the government formation consultations with the stakeholders and making the right decision in this regard. (AllAfrica)

Tahya Tounes Movement Announces Support for and Participation in Elyes Fakhfakh's Government

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The National Council of Tahya Tounes, on Tuesday evening, announced "the movement's support for Elyes Fakhfakh's government and its participation in it, on the basis of the Prime Minister-designate's proposal, while abiding by the guarantees and pledges he made to the movement." (AllAfrica)

USAID Administrator Mark Green's Trip to Tunisia

[USAID] The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala: (AllAfrica)

Tunisia Reiterates Its Commitment to AMU As an Irreversible Choice

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia has reaffirmed its commitment to pursue joint efforts with the Maghreb States to revitalise the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) institutions and its structures, meet the growing challenges and respond to the expectations and aspirations of the peoples in terms of complementarity, stability and progress. (AllAfrica)

USAID Administrator Mark Green's Remarks On Tunisia's Youth

[USAID] Remarks (AllAfrica)

President of the Republic Stresses Need to Accelerate Government Formation

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -President Kais Saied stressed the need "to accelerate the formation of the government as soon as possible" at a meeting Thursday evening with Prime Minister-designate Elyes Fakhfakh. (AllAfrica)

Bachtobji Meets President of International Committee of Red Cross

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and acting Foreign Minister Sabri Bachtobji met Thursday in Tunis President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer. (AllAfrica)

Basketball - Arab Women Sports Tournament - Semi-Finals - Es Cap Bon Eliminated By Jordan's Al Fuheis 71-77

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisia's ES Cap Bon were defeated by Jordan's Al Fuheis 71-77 at an Arab Women Sports Tournament basketball semi-final game played on Tuesday evening in Sharjah, UAE. (AllAfrica)

Jendouba - Extensive Sweep Operation in Search of Suspected Terrorists in Mouajen

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -An extensive sweep operation was launched Wednesday against elements suspected of belonging to a terrorist group holed up in a rugged mountain after attempting to loot a house in Mouajen, Saraya near Ghardimaou (Jendouba governorate), a security source told TAP correspondent. (AllAfrica)

General Situation in Country At Heart of Saied-Chahed Meeting

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -President Kais Saied and caretaker Prime Minister Youssef Chahed discussed at meeting on Wednesday at the Carthage Palace the general situation in the country, including the security and socio-economic situation, the Presidency of the Republic said in a statement. (AllAfrica)

Some 1200 Participants in Djerba Half-Marathon

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The half-marathon of the island of Djerba, on Sunday, brought together nearly 1200 athletes from Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Germany to whom tourists joined for a 21-kilometer section that was much followed by a large number of people who came to attend the race. (AllAfrica)

Thirsty Crops, Leaky Infrastructure Drive Water Crisis

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kairouan, Tunisia -If pushed to sacrifice showering, cooking, drinking or raising his chickens, Tunisian farmer Saeed Barhoumi said he would first forgo showering. It is a decision that he and his family frequently face. (AllAfrica)