Tunisia looks for ways to stem ‘brain drain’
20 January 2019 | 9:06 am
Tunisia looks for ways to stem 'brain drain'.
28 May 2021
5 Jul 2021
The boat had originally set off towards Europe from the Libyan city of Zuwara. Over 120 migrants were aboard.
23 Jul 2021
How has the situation for journalists changed in Tunisia in the decade since the revolution? Has the road to press freedom been entirely smooth? Our guests, including cartoonist Nidhal Ghariani, discuss how hard it would have been to draw or publish his cartoons before the revolution. We also discuss the digitalisation of the media as well as fake news and how to combat it. Join us for a special edition of The Debate in partnership with UNESCO, filmed among the ruins of Carthage, in Tunisia.
26 Jul 2021
President Kais Saied removed Hicham Mechichi from his post as Tunisia's prime minister after violent protests. The ruling party is now accusing the president of a "coup."
27 Jul 2021
Turmoil grips Tunisia as President Kais Saied sacks the prime minister and suspends parliament with help from the army. Also, fresh anti-government protests in Eswatini leave at least two people dead. Finally, we meet the young entrepreneur in Cameroon hoping to reduce his country's reliance on fish imports. We bring you all these stories and more in this edition of Eye on Africa.
28 Jul 2021
The European Union has urged Tunisian President Kais Saied to return stability to the country as soon as possible. Ousted Prime Minister Hichem Michechi has made his first comments since his dismissal.
8 Aug 2021
A top US official spoke to Tunisia's President Kais Saied days after his shock power grab. But the plea has not stopped Saied jailing opposition lawmakers.
4 Aug 2021
Nearly 1,200 people received their Covid-19 vaccine jab in one day says an El Menzah vaccination centre official in Tunis, as the vaccination campaign speeds up in Tunisia, which has suffered the biggest number of Covid-19 deaths in North Africa. The country, which has been struggling to contain its outbreak of Delta variant, hopes to vaccinate half of its population by mid-October.
28 Aug 2021
Tunisian President Kais Saied has extended the suspension of parliament, raising concerns in some quarters about the future of democracy in the country.
19 Sep 2021
President Kais Saied has vowed a new government and said the "Tunisian people have rejected the consitution." But opposition parties have rejected his plans.
16 Sep 2021
To survive as a starup, navigating the bend of government policies, regulation and brain drain requires constant engagement between founders and talents, policy makers and founders, in this episode, Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd explain how startups can retain talents and why government and startups must work in unison to encourage growth in the tech eco system.
23 Sep 2021
The Tunisian army has remained apolitical throughout its modern history. But now, some locals fear the military is getting too close to President Kais Saied's increasingly unconstitutional regime.
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The European Commission wants to ensure that the rights of LGBTQ parents are recognized in all EU countries. But conservative EU member states are expected to push back.
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Vice President Dina Boluarte has been sworn in as the country's first female president, and Pedro Castillo was arrested. Castillo had tried to dissolve Congress in a bid to avoid impeachment.
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In eastern DR Congo, fighting between the M23 rebel group and the Congolese army has already forced 400,000 people to flee. Since March, more than 100,000 civilians have found refuge in Uganda. Hundreds of families arrive every week in the country, which is already home to 1.5 million refugees.
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China relies heavily on Saudi oil and is expected to sign a number of agreements with Riyadh. This is Xi's third overseas visit since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.