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Death of Chadlia Saida Farhat Caid Essebsi

Chadlia Saida Farhat Caid Essebsi, the widow of the late President Beji Caid Essebsi, died at the military hospital in Tunis on the morning of September 15th. Fifty-three days after the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi, July 25, which caused the early presidential election, and while the polls of...
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Tunisia The winner is … abstention

This was the main issue of this election. With more than 7 million registered voters, Tunisians were to elect, for the second time in their polls, the new president of the republic. If the final results are expected on September 17, the ISIE announced the participation rate. 45% of Tunisians...
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Tunisia: General Strike

Organized by the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) on  January 17th, 2019 following the failure of wage negotiations, a 24-hour strike affecting all public sectors paralyzed Tunisia. Air traffic was also disrupted. The head of government, Youssef Chahed had to address the Tunisians at 20H on the TV channel Watania...