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2017-09-21 Important Steps Taken, but Human Rights Violations Continues
[HRW] Tunisians now enjoy their human rights to a greater extent than they did under President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, whom they ousted in 2011. Since 2011, they have adopted a new constitution, held free and fair legislative and presidential elections, and adopted progressive laws. These steps notwithstanding, serious human rights violations, including torture, lack of accountability for past human rights violations, arbitrary house arrests and travel restrictions under the state of emergency continue.

2017-09-20 Sudan, Tunisia Discuss Health Cooperation
[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Issam El-Deen Mohamed Abdulla discussed with the visiting Tunisian delegation led by the head of the majority bloc in the Tunisian Parliament, Dr. Rieda Sharaf El-Deen in the presence of the Secretary-General of the National Council for Drugs and Toxicology Dr. Al-Zein Al-Fahal, aspects of health cooperation especially in the field of pharmaceutical manufacturing, training of health personnel in both countries and investment in medical tourism.

2017-09-18 Ahly, Esperance Share Four-Goal Thriller
[CAF] Esperance return to their base with their heads high, after holding record winners, Al Ahly of Egypt to 2-2 draw away in the quarter final first leg on Saturday in Alexandria.

2017-09-19 Afrobasket 2017 - Tunisia Dethrones Nigeria
[Cameroon Tribune] The Carthage Eagles beat Nigeria in Rades to become new African Basketball Champions.

2017-09-14 Rugby - Sevens Debut in Tunisia for Mkhari and Ndawonde
[Sascoc] Rights Mkhari and Zinhle Ndawonde will face a baptism of fire in the Rugby Africa Sevens in Tunisia on Saturday and Sunday as they make their Springbok Women's Sevens debuts in the tournament that doubles up as the Rugby World Cup Sevens Qualifier.

2017-09-13 Tunisian Parliament Approves Major Cabinet Reshuffle
[Focac] Tunis -The Tunisian Assembly of People's Representatives (ARP), or parliament, approved on Monday night a major cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed.

2017-09-08 Tunisia Sees Continued Rise in Household Consumption Inflation
[Focac] Tunis -The inflation rate of household consumption in Tunisia grew to 5.7 percent in August, up slightly from 5.6 percent in July, the National Institute of Statistics (NIS) of Tunisia announced Thursday.

2017-09-08 On Anniversary, Tunisia Urged to Shed Light On Journalists Missing in Libya
[RSF] On the third anniversary of the disappearance of two Tunisian TV journalists in neighbouring Libya, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call to the Tunisian authorities to do everything possible to shed light on the circumstances of their disappearance.

2017-09-08 Tunur in Tunisia - Another Case of Energy Colonialism
[Fahamu] A familiar 'colonial' scheme is being rolled out: the unrestricted flow of cheap natural resources from the Global South to the rich North, maintaining a profoundly unjust international division of labour. While fortress Europe builds walls and fences to prevent human beings from reaching its shores for sanctuary, it accepts no barriers to resource grabs.

2017-09-07 Rwanda Win Final Warm-Up Game Against Tunisian Side
[New Times] Rwanda bounced back from two defeats against Central Africa Republic and Mali to register a win (85-66) against Tunisian club Union Sportive Monasterienne (USM) in their final warm-up game on Tuesday night.

2017-09-05 China's Belt and Road Initiative to Help Tunisian Economy Revive From Slowdown: Former Envoy
[Focac] Tunis -China's Belt and Road Initiative will help Tunisian economy to revive after six years of slowdown, former Tunisian Ambassador to China Mohamed Sahbi Basly told Xinhua in a recent interview.

2017-09-04 Afrobasket 2017 - Rwanda's Coach Mutokambali Wary of Tunisia
[New Times] Rwanda national team head coach Moise Mutokambali has admitted that his team hosts Tunisia pose the biggest challenge to his team's hopes of toping Group C at the upcoming FIBA Afrobasket Championships slated for September 6-16.

2017-08-28 Travel Advisory Modified. Extension to the Island of Djerba
[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the improved security situation in Tunisia, while calling upon Belgian travelers to be prudent and vigilant given the terrorist threat. The travel advisory for Tunisia has therefore been modified. The perimeter within which travel is now possible has notably been extended to include the island of Djerba. However, Didier Reynders reminds travelers that it is essential to be prudent as recommended.

2017-08-26 Lebanon Joins Jordan and Tunisia in Fight Against Rapists Impunity
[IPS] Rome -The top United Nations human rights official hailed the repeal of laws in Lebanon, Tunisia and Jordan that used to allow rapists to avoid criminal prosecution by marrying their victims.

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