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Tunisia's ISIE Finalizing Draft for Electoral Boundary Delimitation

Tunisia’s Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE), the draft for electoral boundary delimitation is nearing completion, according to the spokesperson, Tlili Mansri. The ISIE spokesperson told local reporters on the sidelines of a working session at the Kébili governorate offices on Saturday that the plan will allow for the accurate…

Tunisia’s Stock Exchange benchmark index “TUNINDEX” closed at 8.730.71 points at the end of May 2023, up 5.46% from 1.84% in March 2023, according to the Tunis Stock Exchange’s monthly report. Since the beginning of the year, cumulative gains have reached 7.66%, compared to 4.70% in the same period in 2022. In April 2023, the Stock Exchange’s trading volume increased by 1.4% to TND 271 million. Compared to TND 11.1…

Tunisia Explores Alternatives for Financial Rescue Package Tunisian President Kais Saied has proposed the possibility of raising taxes on wealthier individuals as an alternative to implementing socially challenging reforms. This suggestion is intended to secure an international financial rescue package for Tunisia. The government had previously negotiated a preliminary agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in October, which involved subsidy cuts, reduction in the public sector wage bill, and…

Following the sinking of migrant ships on Friday, the lifeless body of a drowned toddler was discovered in Tunisia. This tragic tragedy puts light on the risky trips undertaken by migrants in quest of better life, frequently risking their lives at sea. The discovery serves as a reminder of the pressing need for international cooperation to address the underlying factors that lead to migration and guarantee the safety and well-being…

President Saied Proposes Wealth Tax as an Alternative to IMF in Tunisia

Tunisian President Kais Saied proposed a wealth tax on Thursday in order to avoid seeking financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), whose “diktats” he rejects. According to a press release from the presidency, Mr. Saied explained to the head of government, Najla Bouden, that the current system of subsidies for basic products benefited all Tunisians, including the wealthiest. Faced with this situation, he considered the idea of “taking the surplus money from the rich and giving it to…

"Illustration representing the Republican Pact announcement by Al Massar party in Tunisia."

Al Massar Party Secretary General Faouzi Charfi stated on Friday that the political initiative launched by the party in January with other political parties, civil society components, and independents resulted in the drafting of a “Republican Pact,” which will be made public in the coming days. He stated in a statement to local media that this initiative, which is not intended for the Executive, aims to find solutions to the country’s political, economic, financial, and social crises. He went on…

President Kais Saied Proposes Taxation for Unjust Beneficiaries of Subsidies

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied proposed imposing taxes on individuals or entities that unfairly benefit from government subsidies during a meeting with Prime Minister Najla Bouden on Thursday at the Carthage Palace. Saied proposed taking this action independently, without deferring to “external diktats.” He emphasized that a similar approach was used in Tunisia during the 1940s, when the subsidy fund was first established. The meeting focused on the government’s activities and ways to maintain the country’s macroeconomic balances. Addressing Inequities in…

A photo depicting a Sudanese family sleeping on the streets of Khartoum.

A distressing reality has emerged as thousands of Sudanese asylum seekers, caught in the backlog of the UK’s Home Office, anxiously await news about their asylum claims. Yousif, an engineer seeking asylum, received a heart-wrenching WhatsApp message from his wife, revealing a photo of their three-year-old son sleeping on the streets of Khartoum. The ongoing conflict between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces has forced Yousif’s family out of their home, leaving them homeless and vulnerable. Sadly, their…

Tunisia Secures $500 Million Loan from African Export-Import Bank to Support 2023 Budget

Tunisia has secured approval from the African Export-Import Bank for a hefty $500 million loan to support its 2023 budget, parliament said on Thursday after enacting a statute relating to the loan. The Tunisian House of members accepted the draft law relating to the approval of the loan stipulations, which were agreed upon on April 4 by the Tunisian government and members of the African Export-Import Bank. “The loan is a temporary solution for Tunisia’s current crisis,” MP Malik Kammoun…

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Tunisian BCT reports 58.5% rise in net result for 2022.

The Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) has released its annual report, demonstrating a considerable increase in net earnings of TND 715.2 million compared to TND 451.2 million in 2021, suggesting a 58.5% increase for the year 2022. According to the document, this includes the special reserve (TND 303.5 million), a reserve for the social fund (TND 5 million), and the State’s part (TND 406.7 million). The bank earned TND 1 164 million in total proceeds in 2022, compared to TND…

Illustration of a gavel representing justice and a shield symbolizing independence"

Civil society organizations in Tunisia have raised concerns about the potential politicization of the justice system, emphasizing the need to maintain its independence and integrity. In a joint statement published on Thursday on the Amnesty International website, the organisations emphasised that the judicial system in Tunisia “can no longer fulfil its role as a custodian of rights and freedoms to its full extent.” They warned against using the court system against persons under its jurisdiction, citing the need for the…

Demonstrators participating in a protest rally in Tunis, demanding justice for the dismissed judges and advocating for their reinstatement.

In response to the firing of judges pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 2022-516 of June 1, 2022, a protest demonstration was held in Tunis on Thursday to draw attention to their demand for justice and the preservation of judicial independence. The demonstrators demanded “the liberation of the judiciary from the grip of the executive power represented by the President of the Republic and the Minister of Justice”. Magistrates brandished slogans against “interference” in the judiciary, such as “Justice of freedoms,…

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