Covid-19 around the world: Tunisia imposes curfew, Switzerland cuts isolation timeframe against Omicron

Avenue Habib-Bourguiba in Tunis, on the first day of sanitary confinement linked to Covid-19, March 22, 2020. ZOUBEIR SOUISSI / REUTERS The Tunisian government announced, Wednesday, January 12, the establishment of a night curfew for at least two weeks in the face of a meteoric resumption of the Covid-19 epidemic in the country. In Switzerland, … Read more

In Tunisia, Abir Moussi, the rising opponent

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Abir Moussi, president of the Destourien Libre Party (PDL), makes the sign of victory in front of … Read more

In Tunisia, the strong man of Ennahda arrested Friday hospitalized in “critical condition”

Former Tunisian justice minister Noureddine Bhiri in Tunis in February 2013. FETHI BELAID / AFP The former Tunisian Minister of Justice, Noureddine Bhiri, a strong man of the Islamist-inspired Ennahda party, was transferred in critical condition to the hospital in Bizerte (north) two days after his arrest, said Sunday (January 2) activists of this movement … Read more

In Tunisia, arrest of Noureddine Bhiri, strong man of Ennahda

The deputy of Ennahda, Noureddine Bhiri, in front of the Parliament in Tunis, July 26, 2021. FETHI BELAID / AFP The deputy of Ennahda, Noureddine Bhiri, close to Rached Ghannouchi, at the head of the party of Islamist inspiration and bête noire of the head of state, was arrested Friday, December 31. “Plainclothes officers who … Read more

Moncef Marzouki, former president of Tunisia, sentenced to four years in prison

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, in Tunis, August 7, 2019. HASNA / AFP Former Tunisian President Moncef … Read more

“It was getting vaccinated or losing my job”: the vaccination pass comes into force in Tunisia

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. A nurse prepares a dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine, in Tunis, in August 2021. FETHI BELAID … Read more

In Tunisia, President Saïed announces a constitutional referendum for the summer of 2022

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Photo released by the Tunisian presidency showing President Kaïs Saïed during his cabinet meeting in Tunis, December … Read more

Tunisia: President extends freeze of Parliament, announces referendum and legislative elections

“Constitutional and other reforms will be submitted to referendum on July 25, 2022, the anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic,” said Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed on Monday, December 13, 2021. – / AFP At the end of November, he assured “Prepare for the trip” of the state of emergency. Three weeks later, Tunisian President … Read more

In Tunisia, President Kaïs Saïed put to the test of social discontent

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Demonstrators face the police as they protest in front of Parliament against President Kaïs Saïed’s takeover in … Read more

In Tunisia, the waste management time bomb

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Security forces face protesters during a general strike on November 10, 2021, following the reopening of a … Read more

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