University of Tunis El Manar among Top 800 universities in 2017-2018 World Ranking report

The University of Tunis El Manar (UTM) ranks first among Tunisian universities, 9th at the African level and 703rd at the global level in the 2017-2018 World Ranking report published recently by the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP). The University of Tunis El Manar went up 327 places at the global level and 7 places at the African level in only one year. In fact, the university did rank higher than the universities of Lubeck University (Germany), of Wroclaw (Poland), of Angers, Paris 13, Creteil, Paris Dauphine and Poitiers…

We can save education system by transforming schools into social enterprises, says Founder of “Wallah We Can” Lotfi Hamadi

“Wallah We Can” is a movement that aims to demonstrate through its actions and results that we can save the education system by transforming schools into social enterprises”,  Founder of “Walla We Can” Lotfi Hammadi wrote on his facebook page. “Our approach is to produce within these photovoltaic and agricultural energy establishments in order to create wealth which improves the budget for improving the living conditions and studies of the students. Our solution also allows through the clubs run by committed students to offer a humanist, environmental, entrepreneurial, technological and…

Story of two inmates: Culture can curb crime and violence effectively

The last episode of the programme “Labes” broadcast on el Hiwar Ettounsi channel spotlighted on two inmates who accepted sharing their own painful stories and confessed their guilt with a deep remorse. We heard two harsh stories of one becoming a killer despite his higher education  level in engineering and the other being a criminal at the age of seventeen. Unfortunately, their fate is horribly deteriorated. Both are dominated in prison by anxiety and remorse at a time they could have shared moments of cheer and success for themselves and…

Turkey to break new political, economic ground with Sudan, Erdoğan says during Africa tour

On the first leg of his three-country tour, which will include Chad and Tunisia, President Erdoğan arrived in Sudan for a two-day visit. He said Turkey wants to bring the bilateral trade of $500 million with Sudan up to $1 billion as soon as possible, and that the two countries eye to reach $10 billion in the future. Turkey wants to increase its current $500-million bilateral trade volume with Sudan up to $1 billion as soon as possible, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said at a joint press conference with Sudan’s…