Teaching sustainable fishing in Tunisia
02 January 2022 | 1:10 pm
Overfishing is a growing problem along Tunisia's coast, especially due to trawlers. Their nets pick up sharks, rays and other endangered species. The Med Bycatch Project wants to encourage more sustainable fishing.
7 May 2021
The number of migrants risking the perilous sea crossing from Tunisia to Europe is rising and now the majority on the boats are from Sub-Saharan Africa, and not Tunisia. Last year, more than 12,000 migrants coming from Tunisia landed in Italy -- a high not seen since 2011.
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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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tunisian President Kais Saied has extended the suspension of parliament, raising concerns in some quarters about the future of democracy in the country.
President Kais Saied has vowed a new government and said the "Tunisian people have rejected the consitution." But opposition parties have rejected his plans.
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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