• January 31, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

Tunisia’s former environment minister jailed for three years

In Tunisia, a former environment minister has been sentenced for his role in an illegal import of household waste from Italy. Former minister Mustapha Aroui was dismissed and arrested in December …

Business:Tunisia to raise new taxes to close budget deficit

Tunisia’s finance minister unveiled a budget Monday aiming to use new tax revenues to claw the deficit back to near five percent of GDP, as the cash-strapped country awaits an international …

More than 800 migrants intercepted in one night in Tunisia

More than 800 migrants, including dozens of Tunisians, were intercepted on Wednesday night as they tried to reach Europe via the Italian coastline from the Tunisian coast, the Tunisian national guard …

Tunisians divided on upcoming constitutional referendum

The campaign for the referendum on Tunisia’s new constitution started on Sunday, though Tunisians are divided about the content of a controversial draft released last week. The referendum is scheduled for …

Tunisia’s president sacks dozens of judges, strengthens grip

Tunisia’s president sacked 57 judges on Wednesday, accusing them of corruption, protecting “terrorists”, and sexual harassment as he strengthened his grip on the judiciary. In a televised address on Wednesday, Saied …

Tunisia’s trade union announces public sector strike from June 16

The powerful Tunisian trade union centre UGTT on Tuesday announced a nationwide public sector strike on June 16 to protest against soaring inflation and prevent the privatisation of major state-owned companies. …

Tunisian protesters take to the streets to denounce president Kais Saied’s ‘one-man rule’

Over a thousand Tunisians rallied in the capital Tunis on Sunday calling for an end to what they describe as an ongoing power grab from their president Kais Saied. The protest …

Western Sahara and region security on top of the agenda as U.S. Secretary of State Visits Morocco

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Morocco for two days. This visit is part of a tour in the Middle East and North Africa that started last Saturday. Blinken …

Tunisia issues international arrest for ex-president

Tunisia issued an international arrest warrant for former president Moncef Marzouki Thursday over accusations that he undermined the North African country´s security, a top Tunisian court said. The court didn’t provide …

Tunisia’s President says critics ‘plotting’ against state

President Kais Saied on Thursday accused unnamed politicians of using refuge overseas to “plot” against the state, implicitly targeting one of his predecessors based in France. “Tunisia is a free and …