Libya, Tunisia resume border trading under safety measures

Libya and Tunisia have resumed trading operations, allowing cargo trucks to transit goods via Ras Jedir crossing border, after months of suspension due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Libya Observer reported. Director of Ras Jedir border, brigadier general Abu Rabi Makhlouf emphasized that the handover and receipt operations are carried out according to specific conditions set by a Libyan-Tunisian committee specialized in this regard. Makhlouf explained that the trucks stop at a specific point at each sides of the border to have their cargo checked in terms of health and…

General Assembly of the Tunisia Africa Business Council

The “Tunisia Africa Business Council-TABC” is about to organize its third ordinary general assembly. This assembly will take place on Saturday, June 27, 2020 and will represent an opportunity to take stock of the first five years of existence of this business council which has not ceased to strengthen economic cooperation between Tunisia and Africa and to promote relations between Tunisian and African investors. Through various actions, particularly multisectoral missions in many countries of the continent, this business council has opened the voice of Tunisian companies to develop in Africa,…

National dialogue for reconciliation is the urgent need

The last report of the anti-poverty organization “Oxfam” Tunisia, published on June 17, highlights the contribution of the Tunisian tax system to the deepening of inequalities among Tunisians. “It draws attention to the risk of these inequalities becoming even more pronounced with the coronavirus”. The economic crisis is huge but it is not the only factor that arouses fears among Tunisians. Such report indeed is one of many reports and descriptions that give us a clear overview of the hard current status quo that our country is going through, without…