Ons Jabeur makes history with Madrid Open win

Ons Jabeur became Saturday the first Arab tennis player to win the Madrid Masters tournament, making history on the international tennis courts. Jabeur, 27, competed in this week’s Madrid Open against US player Jessica Pegula. She won the match and the tournament, making it the second title of Jabeur’s career after winning the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) title in Birmingham, UK last year. Jabeur said after the match in Spain, “I’m not just playing for myself… I am playing for my country, for the Arab world, for the African continent.”…

Tunisian scientists alert on degradation of Posidonia, Mediterranean Sea lungs

Tunisian specialists are sending an alarm about the damaging effects of the reduction of Posidonia in the Mediterranean Sea. Over the years scientists have proven that seagrass meadows have a strong carbon absorption capacity. And according to this marine ecologist in Tunis, Posidonia could also produce up to 20 litres of oxygen per square meter. ” Forests store carbon on land, and this is called green carbon. Underwater, is referred to as blue carbon. So these ecosystems and especially Posidonia, capture large quantities of carbon over thousands of years, what’s…

Stone fruit production to rise in Tunisia

The production of stone fruits is expected to go up in Tunisia with an estimated production of 295,000 tons in 2022, against 285,000 tons the previous year, up 3.5%. The growth is due to favourable climate conditions, according to data from the Interprofessional Fruit Grouping (GIFruits). Production of peaches and nectarines is estimated at 156,000 tons this season, compared to 152,000 tons last season. Apricots production will reach 37,400 tons while that of plums will amount to 20,100 tons, up 8.7% compared to last year. As for almonds, their production…

Jordan Embassy in Tunis hosts Iftar to promote Jordanian tourist destination

 The Jordan Tourism Board, in cooperation with the Royal Jordanian and under the patronage of Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Tunis, Maher Salem Tarawneh, hosted a Ramadan Iftar, attended by Director of the National Tourism Office in Tunisia Nizar Slimen and a large number of representatives of travel agencies, tour operators, businessmen, cultural and media figures and Social Media influencers. Tarawneh reviewed the key tourism characteristics of the Kingdom and the richness of its civilisation, culture and religious heritage, in addition to security and stability prevailing in…

Tunisia Digital Summit dedicated to digital transformation and emerging technologies in Tunisia

The “Tunisia Digital Summit” returns this year for a 6th edition in hybrid mode which will take place on June 22 and 23, 2022. Under the theme: “Digital maturity: Data innovation and process automation”, this event is dedicated to digital transformation and emerging technologies in Tunisia. The “Tunisia Digital Summit” will bring together national and international experts with the main actors of the digital sector to exchange and discuss the increasingly important issues of Digital Transformation. This event aims for its 6th edition to reach more than 2,500 participants and…

Fuel ship sinks off Tunisia, risking environmental disaster

Tunisian authorities intensified efforts on Saturday to avoid an environmental disaster after a merchant fuel ship carrying one thousand tons of fuel sank off Gabes on Friday (April 15), two security sources told Reuters. The Tunisian navy had rescued all seven crew members from the ship, which was heading from Equatorial Guinea to Malta, and sent a distress call seven miles away from the southern city of Gabes, the sources added. The cause of the incident was bad weather, the environment ministry said, adding that water had seeped into the…

Blue Jay Communication knowledge partner for Africa Fintech Summit

Leila Ben Hassen Founder & CEO of Blue Jay Communication announced on Social media that her agency is assigned to be a Knowledge Partner of Africa Fintech Summit 2022 due to be held on April 21. Leila Ben Hassen has more than 15 years’ experience working in communications, business development and media in Africa. She established Blue Jay Communication in December 2017, as a ground-breaking communications agency specialising in Africa and driven by a clear objective: to accelerate change and help foster new opportunities for Africa’s vibrant youth. Leila Ben…

AFD launches a call for projects for solid waste recycling in Tunisia

The French Development Agency (AFD) is backing sustainable development in Tunisia through its “SUNREF” program. A call for projects has been launched to provide funding for solid waste recycling initiatives in Tunisia. The Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance (SUNREF) program, which is part of the French Development Agency’s “SUNREF” program, is designed to support the recycling of solid waste in the country. The program is designed to promote the use of natural resources and energy. Besides, SUNREF promotes green investment projects, as part of AFD’s call for…

Ooredoo Night Run by Xiaomi: First night sports event of Ramadan in Tunisia

“Ooredoo night Run” is a foot race that has been launched in partnership with the mobile phone brand Xiaomi. Scheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Habib Bourguiba Avenue, the “Ooredoo night Run by Xiaomi” competition will be an opportunity for sports enthusiasts to participate in a brand new experience during the holy month, marked by a particularly festive atmosphere. “This competition is for runners of all ages and categories. It aims to offer Tunisians an opportunity to enjoy themselves during the month of Ramadan and to liven up the…

Cairo international film festival announces the dates for the 44th edition

Cairo international film festival announces the dates for its 44th edition which will be held from November 13th to November 22nd 2022 in Cairo opera house, like every edition the award-winning films will be screened the next day to the closing ceremony, November 23rd. Submissions for the program will open on May 15th 2022 and will close on August 15th 2022, films can be submitted as of that date on www.ciff.org.eg. “preparations for the festival have started already and we are hoping to achieve an edition worthy of the festival…