Tunisia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. UPDATE 1-Tunisia's interim finance minister quits over conflict of interests case -radioRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | Reuters

    Tunisia's interim finance minister, Fadhel Abdelkefi, told local radio on Friday that he was resigning from the government over a conflict of interests case in which he has been fined and handed a suspended prison sentence. Abdelkefi is a key member of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed's government, which is under pressure to carry out contentious economic reforms demanded by international lenders and cut its budget deficit.

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  2. Twin-striker Nigeria aim to bombard BeninRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Vanguard

    Nigeria plan to bombard Benin in Kano Saturday as they try to avoid a second humiliating qualifying exit from the African Nations Championship . Benin caused a first leg shock in the final round eliminator for the 2018 tournament in Kenya with a 1-0 home win thanks to late goal by captain Seibou Mama off a penalty.

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  3. 2018 CHAN qualifiers Preview: Nigeria aim to bombard Benin; Ghana tipped to oust Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Nigeria plan to bombard Benin in Kano on Saturday as they try to avoid a second humiliating qualifying exit from the African Nations Championship . Benin caused a first-leg shock in the final round eliminator for the 2018 tournament in Kenya with a 1-0 home win thanks to late goal by captain Seibou Mama off a penalty.

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  4. Kenya: Nairobi's Domestic Air Travel Capacity Grows Fastest in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... a one-year long recovery after the health and security concerns in 2014 and 2015 gradually faded. As such, Egypt and Tunisia are the destinations leading the recovery.

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  5. Arab bands boycott Berlin pop festival because of IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... that will perform in the German capital next week.. (photo credit:POP KULTUR BERLIN) Musicians from Egypt, Syria and Tunisia pulled the plug on their participation in next week's Berlin Pop-Kultur music festival because of Israel's role in ...

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  6. .com | Tunisia clerics oppose equal inheritance rights for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News24

    Muslim clerics in Tunisia on Thursday voiced opposition to President Beji Caid Essebsi's plan to introduce legislation granting equal inheritance rights to women, contrary to Islamic precepts. Essebsi has announced the formation of a commission to examine "individual liberties" and "equality in all domains", including inheritance rights.

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  7. As Tunisia Weighs Women's Rights Proposal, Some Of The Staunchest Opponents Are WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    On National Women's Day in Tunisia, celebrated last Sunday, President Beji Caid Essebsi announced the review of a law that demands that a man receive twice the share of an inheritance as a woman. Changing this would put Tunisia at the forefront of a progressive revolution on an issue that affects many Muslim-majority countries.

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  8. Sexual Harassment and No Booze on Fridays: Inside Essebsi's 'Progressive' TunisiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    ... and a walk through the streets of Tunis reveals a tale of two contrasting countries - the secular, liberal, equal Tunisia famed in western newspaper articles as the "success story of the Arab Spring" and the reality where abuse and harassment ...

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  9. Food trade deficit in Tunisia surges in first 7 months of 2017Read the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Tunisia's food trade deficit rose by 87 percent in the first seven months this year, compared with the same period of last year, the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture announced on Wednesday. This deficit reached 754.8 million Tunisian dinars , accounting for 8.7 percent of the country's overall trade deficit.

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  10. Tunisia sees relative rebound of FDI in the first half of 2017Read the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Foreign direct investments rose by 1.8 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2017, the Tunisian investment authority said Wednesday. Tunisia's FDI reached 967.8 million dinars in the first six months this year, a slight rebound compared with a total of 950.8 million dinars in the same period of 2016.

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  11. Tunisian Accounting Firm Joins PrimeGlobalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    ... and French markets, founded in 1997, by its Managing Partner, Yadh Bellagha. Yadh is registered as a CPA, both in Tunisia and France, and speaks Arabic, French, English and Italian to best serve FIDBELL's international clients. PrimeGlobal provides ...

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  12. Tunisian President: Allow Women to Marry Non-Muslims, Inherit EquallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    ... to the freedom to choose one's spouse," Essibsi also indicated that the existing prohibition is unconstitutional. Tunisia's 2014 constitution states that "all citizens, male and female, have equal rights and duties, and are equal before the law ...

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  13. Club Africain name Latif Anabila in squad for Tunisian Ligue 1 opener todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Midfielder Latif Anabila has been named in Club Africain's squad to face AS Gabes on Wednesday in their Tunisian Ligue 1 opener. Hanan joined the Tunis-based side on a two-year deal from Tema Youth while Opoku moved from Berekum Chelsea.

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  14. ISIS 'Plotted' to Replace Mosul With This Tunisian TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    Tunisia said Tuesday it had foiled a "terrorist plot" aimed at allowing ISIS jihadists to seize part of its territory. Authorities had "uncovered a terrorist plot" targeting police and military units in the southern town of Ben Guerdane in a fresh bid to claim territory for IS, the interior ministry said in a statement .

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  15. Tunisian women at a rally in Tunis marking the 5th anniversary of the 2011 revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Egypt Today

    ... opinion. He cited Turkey's recognition of equality between men and women since Mostafa Kamal Ataturk's era. Call for Tunisia Party endorsed Essebsi's calls for equality in inheritance and granting more freedom to women to marry with non-Muslims. The ...

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  16. Ahly win Egypt Cup for first time in 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    ... Ahly will now turn their attention to the African Champions League as they eye a memorable treble. They will face Tunisia's Esperance in a mouthwatering two-legged quarter final next month. Cautious game Neither side were able to gain the upper hand ...

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  17. Tunisia expects economic growth of 2 percent in 2017Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Tunisia's statistic agency has said it expected the Tunisian economy to grow by over 2 percent this year, despite high unemployment and inflation rates. The North African country's economy grew 1.9 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2017 with contributions from the agricultural and service sectors, the National Institute of Statistics said Tuesday.

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  18. Mohamed Mounir concert in Tunisian International FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Egypt Today

    August 15-2017: The one and only veteran Egyptian singer Mohamed Mounir, dubbed 'The King', is to perform a concert on August 18 as part of the events of the 'Hammamet International Festival' in Tunisia. Tunisia's streets are now filled with Mounir's posters and photos, as all his Tunisian audience are waiting eagerly for the King's concert.

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  19. Read "Stanley Jordan at Tabarka Jazz Festival 2017"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | All About Jazz

    After a hiatus of several years, Jazz A Tabarka, the festival established in 1973 by Mourad Mathari, ran again from July 22-29. As usual it featured a full program of pop, rock and jazz in the heart of Tunisia.

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  20. .com | Popular sites targeted in string of Africa attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | News24

    The attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital on Sunday was the latest in a series of assaults in Africa targeting spots popular with foreigners and locals alike. Here is an overview of the worst such attacks in recent years, most of which have been claimed by jihadist groups: August 13 : Gunmen open fire at a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou, killing at least 18 people, including foreigners, and injuring dozens.

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