Tunisia launches 4th call for tenders for 60 MWp of solar energy

The Tunisian government has launched a call for tenders for the achievement of solar power generation projects, with a total capacity of 60 MWp, Afrik 21 reports. The fourth call of its kind, this initiative is part of the Tunisian government’s energy policy, the objective of which is to increase the share of renewable energies in the electricity mix to 30% by 2030. The share of renewable energies is growing in Tunisia’s electricity mix. Tunisia is once again looking for independent power producers (IPP) to supply 60 MWp of electricity…

ECA trains Tunisian leaders on use of IPRT tool to facilitate development monitoring

The Economic Commission for Africa and the Directorate general for multilateral cooperation at the Tunisian Ministry of Economy, Finances and Investment launched on Monday 5 October a two-day workshop on the Application of the Integrated Planning and Reporting Toolkit (IPRT). An ECA sponsored web application, the Integrated Planning and Reporting Toolkit (IPRT) was launched in 2019 in support to African countries seeking to integrate Agenda 2030 (the Sustainable Development Goals) and Agenda 2063 into their national development plans and assess their countries’ progress against these international commitments. To do so,…

Tunisia’s GoMyCode raises $850,000 by training youth for tech and digit

Tunisian edtech startup GoMyCode has raised $850,000 in a pre-Series A round from Wamda (their first investment in the country), Tunis-based investment firm Meninx Holding, Anava Seed Fund (the fund behind Flat6Labs Tunis), and Jasminum Capital. Founded in 2017 by Yahya and Amine Bouhlel, GOMYCODE offers an online learning platform for coding and other digital training and provides digital training tools, content creation, skills management, technical evaluation and matching with employment opportunities. It allows stakeholders to quickly and autonomously create training programmes on a wide range of skills in areas…