Tunisia News

NBA/FIBA proposed Africa League will develop basketball – Fans

The NBA and FIBA will conduct qualification tournaments to identify which teams from Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia, can compete in the league.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Club Africain awarded 3-0 walkover as Egypt's Ismaily handed KSh 4M fine by CAF

Tunisia's Club Africain have been awarded maximum points and 3-0 victory over opponents Ismaily, after the Egyptian club abandoned its Champions League fixture in January.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Tearful Osaka stunned by Mladenovic in Dubai

Defending champion Elina Svitolina also advanced after her second round opponent Ons Jabeur of Tunisia was forced to retire with an apparent shoulder injury while trailing 7-6(4) 4-0.

Reuters , Africa Feb 20, 2019

Age-grade championships are for talents hunt, says Onigbinde | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

When FIFA started the aged-group tournament in 1977, it was a test of skills in Tunisia.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Wozniacki pulls out of Dubai WTA

World number 56 in Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur beat Croatian Donna Vekic 6-4, 7-6 (11/9) to claim a second round spot where she’ll face the winner of the last two editions of the competition in Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Learning from the Arab spring | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Barely 10 days after the sacking of President Ben Ali in Tunisia, protests began in Egypt on January 25, 2011 and ran for 18 days.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

NBA, FIBA to start African league

In order to determine which teams will be participating in the venture, the NBA and FIBA are jointly planning to conduct qualification tournaments later this year to identify the 12 teams that would represent several countries – including Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya have been freed - foreign ministry

TUNIS (Reuters) - Fourteen Tunisian workers kidnapped by armed men in western Libya three days ago were released on Sunday, the Tunisian foreign ministry said in a statement.

Reuters , Africa Feb 17, 2019

Governments ponder what to do with returning jihadists

Their home countries include Tunisia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Russia — as well as France, Britain, Germany and Belgium.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

(HO/Media centre of the GNA forces military operation against ISIS in Sirte via AFP) Militiamen have kidnapped a group of Tunisian workers near the Libyan capital and are demanding the release of a comrade held in Tunisia, a rights activist said on Saturday.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 17, 2019