Stolen Ben Ali Assets Return by Switzerland
[PR Newswire] Bern -Switzerland has transferred approximately EUR 3.5 million to Tunisia, in response to a request for mutual legal assistance. The final destination of these assets will depend on the proceedings currently under way in Tunisia.
Where Africa Fits Into China's Massive Belt and Road Initiative
[The Conversation Africa] Chinese President Xi Jinping made it clear at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos that the world should abandon protectionism and commit itself to an open global economy.
G7 Member States to Cooperate With Africa In Solving Woes
[East African] Taormina, Sicily -Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is among a host of African leaders who have been invited to this year's G-20 Summit, highlighting the growing role of the continent of global development decision-making fora.
Businessmen Arrested in 'War On Corruption'
[Al Jazeera] Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after the arrest of three businessmen and a customs officer suspected of graft and financing protests.
CAF Pools Turn to Home Advantage Trump Card
[Monitor] Kampala -If the current trend of events continues up to July 7, when KCCA travel to Tunisia for their final Group A game against Club Africain, it might have to be decided on goal difference.
KCCA Beat Tunisia's Club African
[Monitor] Kampala -KCCA invigorated their quarterfinal aspirations by bouncing back from the opening day defeat to Fus Rabat to beat Tunisia's Club African 2-1 in a Caf confederation Cup game played at Phillip Omondi Stadium last evening.
KCCA Edge Africain
[Observer] KCCA FC revived their chances in the Caf Confederations Cup with a 2-1 victory over Tunisia's Club Africain last evening, writes JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.
The Law That Could Be the Final Blow to Tunisia's Transition
[HRW] Six years after the fall of the Ben Ali regime in Tunisia, transitional justice is going through hard times.
KCCA, Africain Coaches Reveal Inside Knowledge Ahead of CAF Clash
[Monitor] Kampala -Mike Mutebi watched at least six Club Africain Tunisian league matches on tape and a couple of continental ones from last season while in Morocco as the KCCA manager pondered a comeback from a 3-0 defeat to Fus Rabat 10 days ago.
Security Forces Interrogate News Website Cofounder
[CPJ] Officers from the Tunisian National Guard's Central Investigation Brigade interrogated Sami Ben Gharbia, the cofounder of the independent news website Nawaat, for six hours on May 3, 2017, demanding that he reveal the sources of an April 24 article about a draft economic and financial reconciliation law, Ben Gharbia told the Committee to Protect Journalists. The officers also demanded that he supply the names, phone numbers, and national identification card numbers of all the journalists who worked on the
Thousands Protest Against Corruption Amnesty Bill
[Al Jazeera] More than 2,000 Tunisians marched in the country's capital protesting a proposed amnesty bill that would see businessmen accused of corruption under ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali walk free.
Army Deployed to Protect Oil and Gas Fields Against Protests
[Deutsche Welle] For the first time, troops in Tunisia are to be deployed to protect key industrial sites against protests, sit-ins and strikes. Poverty, unemployment and corruption are ongoing issues in the North African state.
Tunisian Ambassador Commends Sudan-Tunisia Relations
[SNA] Khartoum -Ambassador of Tunisia to Sudan, Emad Al-Rahmouni has lauded relations between Sudan and Tunisia.
Young People Find a Way Out of Violence With Tech
[SciDev.Net] Mapping project shows the most effective peace tech is driven by young people themselves, says Harriet Lamb.
Forces Kill Fighters Planning Ramadan Attack
[Al Jazeera] A senior commander in an armed group blew himself up and another was shot dead during a raid by Tunisian security forces on Sunday.