Nigeria and Tunisia prepare for clash of the Eagles
23 January 2022 | 8:15 am
Teams in Cameroon are putting in their final preparations ahead of the last 16 matches which kick off on Sunday. Burkina Faso and Gabon will get the ball rolling as they go head to head in Limbé, while flawless Nigeria will take on Covid-hit Tunisia.
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Over a year and a half after President Kais Saied dissolved Tunisia's parliament, lawmakers have finally reconvened. However, this time it is under rules set out by Saied's new constitution.
Tunisia is seeing a surge in xenophobic violence against people from sub-Saharan Africa. This comes after the president claimed in February that migrants from the south were part of an international plot to change the country's demographic makeup.
Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar has told DW that as a "welcoming country," Tunisia is surprised by the "overexaggerated and unfair" international reactions to a recent speech by President Kais Saied. Some of the president's remarks about sub-Saharan migrants have been widely criticized as inflammatory.
Tunisia is seeing a surge in xenophobic violence against people from sub-Saharan Africa after the president claimed in February that migrants from the south were part of an in-ternational plot to change the country's demographic makeup.
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