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Start of Project to Support Decentralisation
Start of Project to Support Decentralisation and Financial Governance of Local ...AllAfrica.comTunis — A project to support decentralisation and financial governance of local authorities was launched on Thursday. It will be initially carried out in five pilot municipalities of Sfax, Bizerte, Kasserine, Kef and Tozeur before being generalised.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 12:27 am
TUNISIA - US wants Jebali to run for top job
TUNISIA - US wants Jebali to run for top jobAfrica Intelligence (subscription)Still confronted by Ennahda's refusal to let him run in Tunisia's presidential election on Nov. 23, Hamadi Jebali, the movement's former ... led to an exodus of local militants. And the electoral lists drawn up for Sousse, Sfax and other cities equally ...
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 3:05 pm
TUNISIA - Competition to design major
TUNISIA - Competition to design major highwaysAfrica Intelligence (subscription)Four engineering consulting consortiums are competing for a contract for a study on building “strategic corridor” roads between the east and west of Tunisia. The study is being financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) to the tune of €860,000 (MC ...
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 3:05 pm
Tunisia: European Cinema eyes Maghreb at JCE
Tunisia: European Cinema eyes Maghreb at JCEANSAmedAs part of the European neighbourhood policy Interact ENPI, three round tables will be organized in Tunis, Djerba and Sfax on the ''Day of European Cooperation''. Angelo Loy and Touhami Garnaoui, filmmaker and actor of The Infidel, will participate for ...and more »
Posted on 12 September 2014 | 2:33 am
Tunisia: “Monoprix” majority shareholder
Tunisia: “Monoprix” majority shareholder of “Mercure Market”African Manager... shareholders of “Rayen Distribution.” It is likely to "strengthen the position of the SNMVT and bring it closer to its customers," he said. “Mercure Market” has 3 outlets in Tunis, Sousse and Sfax and two others under construction with a sales area ...
Posted on 10 September 2014 | 4:33 am
Libyan Refugees Stream to Tunisia for Care,SFAX, Tunisia — Libyans seeking medical care and a refuge from war are filling the private clinics in this coastal Tunisian city for the second time in three years, bringing with them fresh accounts of the violence racking their country. Since the ...
Posted on 9 September 2014 | 11:34 am
BCBG Max Azria Resort 2015Max Azria was born in the port city of Sfax, Tunisia, and he was recently honored at that country's fashion week, where he staged a show celebrating BCBG Max Azria's 25th anniversary. So it was fitting that Resort was all about Azria's Tunisian heritage.
Posted on 2 June 2014 | 10:00 am
Tunisian synagogue vandalized for third timeA synagogue in Sfax, Tunisia, was vandalized for the third time on April 30, according to various reports. Local media put the blame on teenagers from a nearby high school. The same reports suggested that the assault on the building was not religiously ...
Posted on 6 May 2014 | 7:54 am
High Schoolers Vandalize Tunisian SynagogueThe Beith El synagogue in Sfax, Tunisia was ransacked last week, JTA reports. The floor of the synagogue was littered with prayer books and Jewish prayer shawls according to a report filed by human rights activist and attorney Ftouh Souhail. Footage of the ...
Posted on 6 May 2014 | 5:42 am
Tunisian opposition rallies against rulingSFAX, Tunisia (Reuters) - Thousands protested in cities across Tunisia on Thursday to call on the ruling Islamist Ennahda party to step down immediately to make way for new elections to end a stalemate with its secular opponents. The North African nation ...
Posted on 26 September 2013 | 6:05 am
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