Rulers Fail to Live Up to Arab Spring Promise
[RFI] Nearly one thousand people have been arrested in Tunisia in the biggest wave of social unrest since the revolution. Anger at new austerity measures has brought hundreds of Tunisians back onto the streets with the same demands they did back in 2011. Seven years on, protesters say the government has failed to live up to the promises of the Arab Spring.
Fresh Protests in Tunisia On Anniversary of Arab Spring Uprising
[Deutsche Welle] The anti-austerity rallies are the latest to hit Tunisia since the beginning of January. Sunday marks seven years since the North African country's peaceful transition to democracy.
Tunisia Plans Social Reforms After Wave of Anti-Austerity Protests
[Deutsche Welle] Tunisia's government has announced a new package of social reforms worth nearly $70 million. The North African country has been rocked by protests ahead of the seventh anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising.
Police Harass Journalists Covering Tunisia Protests
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns police harassment of journalists covering a ten-day-old wave of anti-austerity protests in Tunisia. The pressure has included the brief detention and interrogation of one reporter and the confiscation of another's phone.
Judokas' Tunisia Trip Floored
[Times of Zambia] Zambia has pulled out of the 2018 Africa judo championships set to Tunisia in April due to financial constraints.
Anti-Austerity Protests Turn Deadly
[Deutsche Welle] Protests have broken out across Tunisia after anti-austerity measures came into effect on January 1. The country's main opposition party has said it will keep protests going until the government drops its 2018 budget.
Amavubi Off to Tunisia for 2018 CHAN Camp
[New Times] RWANDA national football team, Amavubi, travelled to Tunisia on Monday afternoon aboard a Qatar Airways flight for a 10-day camp as part of their preparations for Total 2018 African Nations Championship scheduled to begin on January 13 in Morocco.
First LGBTQ Radio Station Keeps Playing Despite Threats
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Beirut -Bombarded with death threats, the head of Tunisia's first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) online radio station on Wednesday refused to stop his efforts to promote "tolerance" in a country where homosexuality is illegal.
Soccer - Brave Warriors Depart for Tunisia
[Namibian] A 27-member Brave Warriors squad accompanied by the technical team left for Tunisia from Hosea Kutako International Airport on Wednesday afternoon for a two week training camp in Tunis prior to the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (Chan).
Govt Suspends Emirates Flights
[Deutsche Welle] Tunisia has barred Emirates Airlines flights from landing in its territory. The move comes after days of public outcry over United Arab Emirates airport security measures that targeted Tunisian women.
Seven Years After Arab Spring, Tunisia's Future Uncertain
[Deutsche Welle] The Tunisian revolution, considered the catalyst for the movement that became known as the Arab Spring, began seven years ago. Today, Tunisia is still struggling to achieve democratic reforms and economic growth.