Three leading US universities have agreed to set up a new American University at the upcoming Tunis Financial Harbour, a $3-billion mixed use project being developed by Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House (GFH) in Tunisia.
Four years after Tunisia sparked off the Arab spring uprisings the country is seen as a rare regional success story, but its prospects hinge on it deepening reforms and attracting foreign investment.
The North African country of 1
Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi was sworn in as Tunisian president on Wednesday, giving the country a democratically elected leader four years after an uprising ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
Essebsi, a former official in
Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in global growth markets, said it has successfully exited its investment in Moulin d’Or, a leading producer of baked goods in Tunisia, through one of its funds.
Founded in 1990 as a
Thousands of young Tunisian job seekers stand to benefit from a new partnership between leading non-governmental organisations Silatech and AIESEC.
Silatech is a regional social initiative focused on helping improving employment a
Tunisians voted on Sunday in parliamentary elections that bring full democracy finally within their reach, four years after their uprising cast out autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
Tunisia has fared better than its neighbours who
Tunisians elect a new parliament on Sunday as the prospect of a full democracy finally comes within their reach, four years after they cast out autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
Tunisia has fared better than neighbours who also ou
Tunisia lost about a third of its French tourist bookings to cancellation shortly after the beheading last month of a French traveller by Islamist militants in neighbouring Algeria, the country's tourism minister said.
Tunisia is seeking foreign investors for $6.82 billion worth of infrastructure and development projects, as the government tries to prop up its faltering economy.
"We have 22 projects in many sectors, including energy, touris