Oct 2nd, 2014
Tunis ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Tunisia has imposed new taxes, including a departure levy on foreign travelers, to narrow a deficit expected to reach 8 percent of GDP this year. Three years after the 2011 revolution that ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, the north African country is str...
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Sep 30th, 2014
Tunis ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Tunisia’s election commission has announced that 27 candidates will be competing in November’s presidential election.For the first time in the country’s history, a woman, judge Kalthoum Kannou, will be running for president. Tunisians overthrew thei...
Sep 7th, 2014
Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO)- Somali and Djiboutian women are the most beautiful in Africa Continent, according to ranking site ,suggesting Ghanaian women are the third most beautiful ladies in the Continent . After Ghana are Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia,Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia , Kenya,Rwanda ,and Seychell...
Aug 10th, 2014
Tunis (DIPLOMAT) – Tunisian coastguards on Saturday intercepted 90 African migrants whose makeshift boat heading from Libya for the Italian island of Lampedusa broke down off Zarzis, the Red Crescent said. “At 0500 GMT the Tunisian coastguard rescued 90 African illegal migrants from a makeshift...
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Jul 27th, 2014
Tripoli ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT) – The United States has shut its embassy in Libya and evacuated its diplomats to neighbouring Tunisia under US military escort after fighting intensified between rival militias in the capital’s streets, the State Department said. “Due to the ongoing vi...