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August 17, 2017

Tunisia’s unemployment rate stabilized at 15.3% in the second quarter of 2017 to 625 thousand unemployed compared to 626 thousand in the first quarter.



Tunisia Will Review Sexist Laws Regarding Interfaith Marriages and Inheritance
August 21, 2017

The Republic of Tunisia, a North African country that has led its region on women’s rights issues, is now going a step further by reviewing laws that discriminate against women by forcing them to marry Muslim men and receive half of what men get in their inheritances.

South Africa’s broadband prices higher than Sudan and Tunisia
August 21, 2017
Point Topic has released its Q2 2017 residential broadband tariffs report, which shows that South Africa has some of the most expensive fixed broadband services in the world. Point Topic’s scorecard compares the entry-level, median, and average residential broadband tariffs in 82 countries. The data includes fixed broadband services offered over copper, cable, and fibre networks. “To help provide an easy way of comparing directly, we have taken the PPP data on entry-level, median, and average broadband tariffs, produced rankings, and then compared the variance,” it said. Global broadband pricing Iran boasts the lowest broadband prices, followed by Ukraine, Russia, Romania, and Japan. South Africa......
Tunisia: Interim finance minister steps down
August 21, 2017

Interim finance minister Fadhel Abdelkefi Friday handed over his resignation from cabinet citing a conflict of interests case in which he has been indicted and handed a suspended prison sentence.

The care-taking minister, who is also minister of development investment and international cooperation, took the position in April following"...

August 21, 2017

Industrial production posted a 2.3% drop in the second quarter of 2017, compared with a slight increase of 0.2% in the same period of the previous year.

According to the National Institute of Statistics (INS), this decline in the industrial production index (IPI) is mainly due to lower production of the extraction of energy products’ sector by 13.9%, due to a 20.5% drop in crude oil production.


August 21, 2017

Protesters staging a sit-in at Chott El Franig, in front of the oil companies located in the desert of the delegation of El Faouar, on Sunday morning, allowed employees of the two oil companies 'Perenco' and 'Winstar' to resume their activities at the extraction fields in the region.

They also authorised the reopening of the oil and gas transport pumping station spokesman for the sit-in El Faouar, Aymen Ben Abdallah and MP Mahbouba Dhaifallah"...

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