Tunisia among major world tourist destinations in post-COVID (FORBES)

Tunisia is among the top 7 countries with the potential to become major tourist destinations in the post-COVID period, FORBES reported on its website. The US magazine said «Rife with picturesque Mediterranean beaches, ancient ruins, and Maghrebi cuisine, Tunisia is shaping up to be the perfect destination for those wishing to experience the vibrant and unique culture of North Africa. Tunisia, which has was able to attract more than 9 million tourists, is among the countries least exposed to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, although it is close to…

CAIRO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OPENS SUBMISSIONS FOR ITS 42ND EDITION

The festival which is scheduled to run from 19-28 November 2020, sees Mohamed Hefzy continuing as President and Ahmed Shawky appointed as Artistic Director. The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) is now accepting submissions for its 42nd edition, which is scheduled to be held from 19-28 November 2020. The Festival’s management will be guided by the Egyptian government and the World Health Organisation to ensure the necessary safeguards and protections are in place to ensure guests’ and participants’ safety as a result of the pandemic. The modified 42nd edition comes…

8 MENA startups win Hub71 MENA growth competition

The All Arab MIT Enterprise Forum and Hub71 have announced eight winners for the second edition of the Hub71 MENA growth competition, Emirati.News reports. The winners were selected from a group of semi-finalists of the Arab Startup Competition in the MITEF Startup Competition in the last three sessions (11th, 12th and 13th sessions), the same source said. More than 50 startups across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have applied for the Abu Dhabi-based Hub71 Incentive Program, which includes 50 or 100 percent of subsidized housing, office space,…