Tunisia to host 8th TICAD meeting in 2022

Tunisia will host the 8th meeting of the 2022 Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), Japan’s Foreign Minister said Wednesday. Toshimitsu Motegi held official talks in Tunisia, the first stop of his tour, which covers four countries in Africa due to end on December 14. Speaking at a meeting with the press in Tunisia, Motegi emphasized the importance of strengthening relations between Tokyo and Tunis. The two countries agreed to further improve their business climate in terms of investment and taxation, Motegi said. Tunisia is the second African country…

379 startups now labelled “Startup Act”

Twenty-six startup labels have just been awarded by the Ministry of Communication Technologies. This brings the total number of labels awarded to 379 as part of the Startup Act program. These startup labels award took place during a virtual ceremony held on Tuesday, December 8, the Ministry of Communication Technologies announced. During the period from April 2019 to April 2020, 248 labels were awarded out of 416 applications with an acceptance rate of 70%. Moreover, they generated a cumulative turnover in 2019 of 66 million dinars, including 72% carried out…

Qatar Airways announces sponsorship of Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur

Qatar Airways announced a new sponsorship agreement with top Tunisian WTA tennis player Ons Jabeur. The partnership will see the Qatar Airways logo appear on Jabeur’s clothing at major tennis tournaments during 2021, Gulf-Times reports. Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications, Salam al-Shawa, said, “We are excited to welcome Ons to the Qatar Airways portfolio of top sport partnerships as Brand Ambassador. Ons is a talented, hardworking sportswoman and we look forward to supporting her goal of breaking into the world’s top 30 women’s tennis players.” Jabeur…