Tunisia ratifies $100m contract awarded to Dubai’s AMEA Power for new solar plant

Tunisia’s government ratified a $100 million contract awarded to consortium led by Dubai-based AMEA Power to build a 100 megawatts solar plant in the northern part of the country. The consortium formed by AMEA Power and China’s TBEA Xinjiang New Energy was awarded the concession and power purchase agreement for the plant in Kairouan in December 2019. Construction is expected to start by the end of this year. The plant is part of the first round of solar projects unveiled through an international tender programme by Tunisia’s Ministry of Industry…

ALIA by Zahra Berrada in a world premiere at Zinegoak International Festival

The short film, Alia, will be presented in a world premiere at Zinegoak International Festival. The festival highlights the multiple possibilities of identity construction, claiming the freedom and legitimacy to decide what one is from the point of view of openness to sexual diversity, the construction of gender identity or any other element related to sexuality. In the short film Alia, Tunisian Star and actor Fares Landoulsi performs the main character of Ali, a 22-year-old Moroccan man.  He lives with his religious father in Paris, where they both emigrated 15…