Friday, 23rd February 2024
To guardian.ng
Search

Tunisia

14 May 2023
At least five people are killed in Tunisia in a shooting at a synagogue on the island of Djerba. A national guard member opened fire on colleagues and worshippers before being shot dead himself. Also, in northwestern Nigeria, divers in the Shagari river have been desperately searching for survivors since over a dozen children drowned there on Tuesday.
24 Apr 2023
Rached Ghannouchi, the leader of Ennahda party and a prominent critic of Tunisian president Kais Saied, has been arrested, becoming the latest in a series of opposition figures detained.
10 Apr 2023
The migrants were trying to cross over to Italy from Tunisia when their boats sank. The Coast Guard said that it had rescued 53 people.
30 Mar 2023
The Wallah We Can project in Tunisia is transforming public schools into social enterprises. The Makthar school is energy self-sufficient and a farm provides students with free meals. It's improving the prospects for both the kids and their parents.
20 Mar 2023
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.
15 Mar 2023
Tunisia severed ties with Syria during the Arab Spring to protest the Assad government's brutal crackdown against the opposition. President Kais Saied has now vowed to reverse this move.
15 Mar 2023
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.
14 Mar 2023
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.
14 Mar 2023
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.
13 Mar 2023
We analyse two videos sent to us claiming to show attacks on sub-Saharan Africans in Tunisia, just weeks after President Kais Saied's remarks that caused a wave of racist anti-Black violence across the country. Take a look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
12 Mar 2023
The West African nations of Guinea and Ivory Coast are repatriating citizens who want to leave Tunisia after the country's increasingly authoritarian leader called for a crackdown on migrants from sub-Saharan Africa.
12 Mar 2023
In one of the biggest protests against President Kais Saied the UGTT labor union urged him to accept "dialogue." The union also slammed the president's "violent discourse."

Latest

3 hours ago
The Al Kuwait, a ship carrying 19,000 cattle docked in Cape Town Harbour since Sunday (February 18) has been the cause of a lingering stench prompting residents to complain.
3 hours ago
Tunisian wheat farmer Hasan Chetoui is seeking inspiration from the deep past as he tries to adapt to drought caused by climate change, sowing old wheat varieties that he hopes will produce crops throughout the year.
1 day ago
In the last ten years, the number of Catholic churches across Germany has been dwindling. What does this mean for the faithful?
1 day ago
If the United Nations agency responsible for aiding Palestinians collapses from lack of funding, the economic and political impact will be felt far beyond Gaza.
1 day ago
A German bank is making negative headlines for its investments in US commercial property. While many European banks have avoided these assets on a grand scale, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has embraced them. What comes next?
1 day ago
The leader of Pakistan's parliamentary kingmaker party has said a coalition government will go ahead, with key posts expected to be filled within days.