Tunis News

Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

At one theatre, actors tackled corruption and the decline of state services by playing Libyans who need to go to Tunisia for medical treatment but can’t get tickets as officials have bribed airport staff to board overbooked flights.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

Theatrical presentation about the reality of Libyans who travel to Tunisia for treatment is staged at a theatre in Benghazi, Libya February 7, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Where Libya's revolution began, many now yearn for a strong hand

At one theatre, actors tackled corruption and the decline of state services by playing Libyans who need to go to Tunisia for medical treatment but can’t get tickets as officials have bribed airport staff to board overbooked flights.

Reuters , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Daniels delighted, Jele unhappy as SuperSport sink Pirates

Defeat completed a miserable nine days for Pirates, who were lucky to lose only 2-0 away to trophy-holders Esperance of Tunisia in a CAF Champions League group game last week.

EWN , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

NPFL: Rangers beat Wikki Tourist 2-1 in Enugu

He said that Wikki came to prove a point in Enugu, “which made the Peoples Elephants to fight like a wounded lion.” Ogunbote said that he rested some of his key players because of their weekend Confederation’s Cup engagement against Etoile the Sahel in Tunisia.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 20, 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

Tunisian police and protesters clash after death at police station

Tunis (Reuters) - Police in Tunisia fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse demonstrators who protested after a young man died inside a police station near the coastal resort of Hammamet, witnesses said.

Reuters , Africa Feb 17, 2019

14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

“The foreign ministry is following the case of the Tunisian citizens… kidnapped by armed Libyan elements near Zawiya”, Tunisia’s foreign ministry said on its Facebook page.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019