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  • 02:21 IMF Initiates Talks With Tunisia To Accelerate Economic Reform Plans

    IMF Initiates Talks With Tunisia To Accelerate Economic Reform Plans

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    A team from the International Monetary Fund is in Tunisia to discuss economic reforms. The IMF has postponed a second tranche of $350 M of a $2.8 B loan to Tunisia. The country is seeking to revive its economy but faces an uphill task following the deadly

  • 02:29 Tunisia's Tourism Industry Reviving Two Years After Terror Attacks

    Tunisia's Tourism Industry Reviving Two Years After Terror Attacks

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    Tunisia has been hard at work to revive its tourism industry. Numbers plummeted since the terror attacks in the country in 2015. 80 percent of hotels on the coast had to shut down. But the industry's reviving. Take a look. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http

  • 01:20 Tunisia Airline Suspends Flights Over Workers' Row

    Tunisia Airline Suspends Flights Over Workers' Row

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    Tunisair suspended all of its flights for several hours on Thursday because of a row between pilots and maintenance workers. The airline later announced a gradual resumption after talks with unions. It apologised to passengers, saying the halt was aimed a

  • 00:49 Tunisia Welcomes Relaxing Of Belgian Travel Curbs

    Tunisia Welcomes Relaxing Of Belgian Travel Curbs

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    Tunisia has welcomed Belgium's decision to partially lift travel restrictions on its nationals. The restrictions had been put in place following a deadly attack on a Tunisian beach resort in 2015. Last month, Brussels relaxed curbs on nationals travelling

  • 01:01 Sousse Attack Inquest: How It Happened

    Sousse Attack Inquest: How It Happened

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    Tunisia has responded to the findings into the killing of 30 British tourists at a holiday resort in the country. The Tunisian Ambassador to the UK says his country was unprepared for such an attack - and that it is unfair to blame Tunisian police. Since

  • 00:37 Tunisia Hands Former Leader Ben Ali A New Jail Term For Corruption

    Tunisia Hands Former Leader Ben Ali A New Jail Term For Corruption

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    A court in Tunisia has issued former president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and his wife, new ten-year prison sentences for corruption. A ministerial source says the case relates to the commercial use of the Club Elyssa, on the grounds of a state-owned nature

  • 01:13 Tunisia's Powerful UGTT Union Set To Elect A New Chief

    Tunisia's Powerful UGTT Union Set To Elect A New Chief

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    Tunisia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning UGTT labour union opened a key annual congress to debate strategy and elect a new leader. The roughly 500 delegates are set to choose a replacement for Houcine Abassi. He's headed the union since 2011, just months after

  • 03:58 Hamas Drone Expert Killed In Tunisia, Group Vows To Retaliate

    Hamas Drone Expert Killed In Tunisia, Group Vows To Retaliate

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    The Palestinian Hamas group in Gaza has blamed Israel and and threatened retaliation, for the killing of a Tunisian national it claims was was one of its drone experts . Mohammed Zawari was gunned down near the city of Sfax. Zawari had been a member of th

  • 01:32 Tunisia Foreign Minister In Egypt To Boost Bi-lateral Ties

    Tunisia Foreign Minister In Egypt To Boost Bi-lateral Ties

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    Tunisian Minister Khemaies AL Jhinaoui is in Egypt for a two day visit. He will be meeting Egyptian officials as well as chairing the 4th European Union League of Arab States Ministerial meeting on Tuesday. The meeting is expected to tackle regional issue

  • 00:43 Tunisia Authorities Are Keeping An Eye On Returning Jihadists

    Tunisia Authorities Are Keeping An Eye On Returning Jihadists

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    Tunisian President Beji Essebsi says the country is keeping a close eye on returning jihadists. He says there are currently 3,000 Tunisian jihadists in Syria. But not all returnees can be jailed

  • 00:50 Tunisian President Calls For EU Support In Fighting Terrorism

    Tunisian President Calls For EU Support In Fighting Terrorism

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    Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has called on the EU for support in tackling terrorism. Speaking at the European Parliament in Brussels, Essebsi said his country's security situation was directly linked to that of the 28-member bloc. President Esseb

  • 00:45 Billions Of Dollars Pledged To Revive The Tunisia's Economy

    Billions Of Dollars Pledged To Revive The Tunisia's Economy

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    Billions of dollars have been pledged at an investment conference to revive Tunisia's economy. More than 2,000 business, finance and political leaders from 40 countries attended the Tunis conference, including officials from global lenders such as the Wor

  • 01:58 Conference In Tunisia To Drum Up Investment In Struggling Economy

    Conference In Tunisia To Drum Up Investment In Struggling Economy

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    Tunisia is planning to host thousands of business and finance executives from 40 countries this week - for the International Investment Conference in Tunis. The country's looking to boost investment to address economic challenges. Uche Okoronkwo tells us

  • 02:09 Tunisian Phosphate Industry Fails To Create Jobs

    Tunisian Phosphate Industry Fails To Create Jobs

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    The phosphate industry is vital to the Tunisian economy. But since 2011, when the Arab Spring swept across the Middle East and North Africa, the sector has been struggling. Disenfranchised Tunisians have staged various protests in response.

  • 03:41 Police In Tunisia Arrest 2 American Citizens On Suspicion Of Terrorist Activities

    Police In Tunisia Arrest 2 American Citizens On Suspicion Of Terrorist Activities

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    Police in Tunisia have arrested two American citizens on suspicion of terrorist activities. Security officials say the two were found in possession of videos and pictures praising ISIL. The suspects, aged 29 and 32, had reportedly come to Tunisia to study

  • 02:13 British Botanists Striving To Prevent Extinction Of Flora And Fauna

    British Botanists Striving To Prevent Extinction Of Flora And Fauna

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    Unsustainable agriculture in Madagascar is a serious threat to the island's plant population. And 90-percent of the country's flora and fauna isn't found anywhere else on earth. British botanists are working closely with communities in Madagascar to avoid

  • 03:52 Rachid Ferchiou- The Famous Tunisian Director

    Rachid Ferchiou- The Famous Tunisian Director

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    In our series 60 Years of Sino-African Friendship we present to you today the portrait of Rachid Ferchiou, the famous Tunisian director. In love with China, his dream had always been to shoot a film in this country. At the occasion of the 50th anniversary

  • 00:51 Tunisia Prime Minister Designate Warns Of Austerity, Job Cuts

    Tunisia Prime Minister Designate Warns Of Austerity, Job Cuts

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    Tunisia Prime Minister designate Youssef Chahed says that the country will need to adopt an austerity programme if current economic difficulties continue. The Prime minister is looking at public sector job cuts and new taxes. He told parliament that his n

  • 02:33 Tunisia Looking To New Government For Job Creation, Economy Boost

    Tunisia Looking To New Government For Job Creation, Economy Boost

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    The parliament in Tuesday is set to pass a vote of confidence on the new government headed by 40 year old Youssef Chahed within the next two weeks. But as the country struggles with a budget deficit, along with difficulties in various sectors such as tour

  • 03:45 Tunisia: Lawmakers Vote To Dismiss Prime Minister Habib Essid

    Tunisia: Lawmakers Vote To Dismiss Prime Minister Habib Essid

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    Tunisian lawmakers voted on Saturday to dismiss Prime Minister Habib Essid from office, during a no-confidence ballot in parliament. Essid has been under fire for a lack of progress on a financial reforms package to create growth and jobs. Out of the 191

  • 01:22 Tunisians Protest Against Law That Seeks To Pardon Corruption

    Tunisians Protest Against Law That Seeks To Pardon Corruption

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    Hundreds of Tunisians are protesting against a law that proposes granting amnesty to people accused of corruption. If the so-called economic reconciliation bill is passed, those accused of corruption will not be prosecuted, but will instead be ordered to

  • 01:13 Tunisia Plans To Implement Visa-free Entry Policy

    Tunisia Plans To Implement Visa-free Entry Policy

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    Tunisia's looking to China to help boost those tourism numbers. Government is planning to implement visa-free entry to Chinese citizens. As we mentioned, Tunisia's tourist numbers have dropped sharply following attacks on tourists in the country. That mea

  • 01:31 Tunisia Aims To Implement Ban On Plastic Bags In 2017

    Tunisia Aims To Implement Ban On Plastic Bags In 2017

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    Plastic litter has become a major problem in the Tunisia. The North African nation’s Environment ministry is however now proposing to ban plastic bags in the country.

  • 02:23 Unemployed Tunisians Turn To Halfa Picking

    Unemployed Tunisians Turn To Halfa Picking

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    Five years after sparking the popular revolts that led to political realignment across the Arab World, Tunisia is still struggling to tackle economic challenges. The unemployment rate is high and most families can barely make ends meet. An impoverished Tu

  • 07:11 Tunisia's Challenges Persist 5 Years After 'revolution'

    Tunisia's Challenges Persist 5 Years After 'revolution'

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    Its been five years since protest began in Tunisia, setting off a wave of unrest affecting several arab nations, later dubbed the arab spring. In Tunisia the protests are viewed as having been prompted by a desire for more freedom and democracy. Five year

  • 01:01 Tunisians To Mark 5th Year Since Ousting Of Ben Ali

    Tunisians To Mark 5th Year Since Ousting Of Ben Ali

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    14th of January marks five years since Tunisian fruit vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire, igniting weeks of demonstrations that not only spread across the country but, Egypt, Libya and Syria.

  • 01:29 Tunisians Express Hopes And Priorities For Their Country For 2016

    Tunisians Express Hopes And Priorities For Their Country For 2016

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    Next up, the final in our series of Africa's New Year wishes. In recent days, our correspondents have been talking to ordinary people across the continent - about their hopes and priorities for 2016. Tonight, we head to North Africa - and the view from th

  • 02:07 Tunisia Dream City: Public Art Takes Over Tunis Streets

    Tunisia Dream City: Public Art Takes Over Tunis Streets

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    In Tunisia, the Old City in Tunis is hosting a unique event called Dream City. Artists from over 10 countries took over public spaces to put art installations, performances and exhibition. Youssef Gaigi reports from Tunis.

  • 01:47 Tunisia's Tourism Industry Plumets After Sousse Attack

    Tunisia's Tourism Industry Plumets After Sousse Attack

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    It's been almost four months now since the massacre at Sousse in Tunisia in which one lone gunman shot and killed 38 people and brought the country's tourism industry to its knees.

  • 01:39 Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Awarded Nobel Prize

    Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Awarded Nobel Prize

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    Tunisians celebrate after mediators from the country were named winners of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won for their contribution to building democracy in the country. The Nobel Committee praised the quartet for pr

  • 01:46 Tunisians React To Quartet's Nobel Win

    Tunisians React To Quartet's Nobel Win

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    The Tunisian labour leader who is party to the peace prize says he's overwhelmed with joy for winning the award. Houcine Abassi says it's an honour for Tunisia, and that he hopes it will inspire his country to unite in the fight against terrorism. Ordinar

  • 01:04 The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2015

    The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2015

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    Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 awarded to The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011.

  • 02:16 ISIL Influence Spreading Across North Africa.

    ISIL Influence Spreading Across North Africa.

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    Security forces in Tunisia have intercepted two car bombs on the country's border with Libya. The vehicles also were carrying documents bearing ISIL's symbol. From the capital Tunis, CCTV's Youssef Gaigi filed this report

  • 01:40 Tunisia's Female Athlete Aiming For Gold

    Tunisia's Female Athlete Aiming For Gold

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    Habiba Ghribi the first Woman to give Tunisia a medal at the Olympics, determined to fly her country's flag high despite the challenges at this year's world championships

  • 01:48 Tunisian Ship 'Istiqlal' Receives A Lot Of Attention

    Tunisian Ship 'Istiqlal' Receives A Lot Of Attention

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    Tunisia has unveiled a new ship that's getting quite a lot of attention in the country. The frigate is the first naval vessel built solely in Tunisia. It's hoped the ship will assist in border control and security. CCTV's Leslie Mirungu reports.

  • 01:46 Tunisian Woman Sews Her Way To Financial Independence

    Tunisian Woman Sews Her Way To Financial Independence

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    Women are still seen to have a comparatively more difficult time breaking into the business field when pitted against their male counterparts. More often than not, the situation leads to full financial dependence on their partners which complicates the si