Tunisia

 
Will Tunisia continue to democratise?
Will Tunisia continue to democratise?
Despite priding itself on being the sole country to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings as a functioning democracy, Tunisia faces challenges on...
The Arab Spring’s second chance
The Arab Spring’s second chance
Demonstrators in Algeria and Sudan want to reduce the army's political role, and seem to have learned the lessons from a decade of stymied...
Bouteflika's mosque seen as monument to megalomania
Bouteflika's mosque seen as monument to megalomania
Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika may be gone, but his unfinished Great Mosque of Algiers looms large as a symbol of his 20-year reign and, many say,...
Election fever grips Tunisia months ahead of polls
Election fever grips Tunisia months ahead of polls
Election fever is sweeping Tunisia well ahead of parliamentary and presidential polls set for late 2019.
Tunisians clash with police after journalist sets himself ablaze
Tunisians clash with police after journalist sets himself ablaze
Tunisian security forces on Tuesday fired tear gas at protesters in the western city of Kasserine following the funeral of a journalist who had set...
Why African teams fell short at the World Cup ― again
Why African teams fell short at the World Cup ― again
At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record...
Tunisia Rugby puts blame on Zim for accommodation debacle
Tunisia Rugby puts blame on Zim for accommodation debacle
The Tunisia Rugby Union has hit back with a strongly worded statement following revelations that the Zimbabwe national team were forced to sleep on...
Zim rugby team off the streets
Zim rugby team off the streets
Rugby Africa and the Tunisia Rugby Union have issued an apology to Zimbabwean rugby team, the Sables, for the poor standard of accommodation booked...
Your quick guide to the African sides travelling to Russia
Your quick guide to the African sides travelling to Russia
The 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament kicks off from June 14 in Russia. Africa has five representatives in this elite competition: Nigeria, Egypt,...
Tunisia’s ‘free thinkers’ take on Muslim majority in David and Goliath fight
Tunisia’s ‘free thinkers’ take on Muslim majority in David and Goliath fight
To Sofiene Kosksi and a few fellow members of Tunisia’s Association of Free Thinkers the beers they had been given were “like we had hit...
Tunisians are back on the streets seven years after the Jasmine Revolution
Tunisians are back on the streets seven years after the Jasmine Revolution
Seven years ago in January a popular uprising in Tunisia ousted President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. This year over 770 Tunisian civilians have been detained and...
Freedom House: Tunisia's democracy downgraded
Freedom House: Tunisia's democracy downgraded
A new report released by the international watchdog organisation Freedom House has raised concerns about Tunisia's democratic backslide.

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