Tunisia - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif https://www.afrik-news.com/ Tunisia: hundreds of U.S. citizens evacuated from Tunis https://www.afrik-news.com/article19292.html Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:15:19 +0200 The United States began evacuating their nationals living in Tunis, the Tunisian capital. The U.S. Embassy has been targeted by protesters on Friday opposed the film Innocence Muslims. These anti-American violence have spread across North Africa and several countries in the Arab-Muslim world. We're talking about twenty countries affected. Champions League: Al Ahly or TP Mazembe to face Esperance Tunis? https://www.afrik-news.com/article19290.html Mon, 17 Sep 2012 11:54:09 +0200 Alain Georges Lietbouo Social media and cyber-activism in North Africa's revolution https://www.afrik-news.com/article19173.html Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:55:06 +0100 As hundreds of thousands of Egyptians in Cairo's Tahrir Square celebrated the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak on 11 February, some held up mobile phones to snap photos of the crowd, others sent Twitter messages to their friends and a few wielded signs proclaiming, “Thank you, Facebook.” Ernest Harsch Arab World's Revolutionary Immolations and 'Martyrdom' Change https://www.afrik-news.com/article19117.html Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:36:29 +0100 Cases involving self-immolations or suicide by fire in the Arab world have been on the rise after Mohammed Bouaziz, a young unemployed Tunisian, dramatically set himself on fire to protest against the powers that be. North African psychologists and sociologists have been trying to dissect the cause, meaning and acceptance of this extreme form of social protest. Prince Ofori-Atta, Djamel Belayachi Libya stifles protests with pro-government rallies on TV https://www.afrik-news.com/article18977.html Thu, 17 Feb 2011 15:25:29 +0100 Human rights groups have warned Libyans that an all-out protest against President Muammar Gaddafi may result in human right abuses and crimes against humanity by the no-nonsense Gaddafi regime. A Facebook page dedicated to the planned protest urged followers to "make it a day of rage in Libya." Konye Obaji Ori, Patrick K. Johnsson Egypt and Tunisia: Economic turmoil after revolution? https://www.afrik-news.com/article18956.html Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:13:08 +0100 Shortly after revolting against their autocratic leaders Tunisians and Egyptians are droning in the aftermath of their uprising. The political uncertainty in Tunisia after the ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has forced many Tunisians to flee across the Mediterranean. Across the border, Egyptians are belligerent about their wages and have begun to protest against the current military authority. Konye Obaji Ori Facebook downplays role in African uprisings https://www.afrik-news.com/article18957.html Tue, 15 Feb 2011 11:44:37 +0100 With Facebook playing a starring role in the revolts that toppled governments in Tunisia and Egypt, you might think the company's top executives would use this historic moment to highlight its role as the platform for democratic change. Instead, they really do not want to talk about it. Egypt: U.S. playing safe as events unfold in Arab world https://www.afrik-news.com/article18946.html Mon, 14 Feb 2011 09:33:07 +0100 The United States has expressed concern over the handling of post Hosni Mubarak-Egypt by the Egyptian military. Following the suspension of the constitution and the dismissal of the parliament by the military, U.S. Secretary of State has engaged regional and global leaders from India, UAE, Greece, EU, U.K., and Palestine to gain a shared perspective on Egypt, recent developments and a way forward for the Northern African country. Konye Obaji Ori Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Bahrain, who's Arab world's next? https://www.afrik-news.com/article18939.html Sat, 12 Feb 2011 11:07:42 +0100 The successful revolt in Tunisia under the autocratic regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who had ruled for 23 years inspired confidence in Egyptians. The end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30 year-rule, the issue of long imposed emergency laws in North Africa have been questioned as Algerians demand a more democratic government. Unemployment and a closed press amongst other issues have been brought to the fore. Konye Obaji Ori When revolution rocks North Africa and the Middle East https://www.afrik-news.com/article18887.html Sat, 05 Feb 2011 11:55:04 +0100 The wave of revolt currently rocking the foundations of the Afro-Arab world is unstoppable. Algeria, Morocco, Sudan, Mauritania ... Encouraged by the Tunisian people's revolution as well as the massive revolt underway in Egypt, Afro-Arab youths are calling for change. Some governments have recently stepped up efforts to calm tensions while committing themselves to greater openness. But is this enough? Djamel Belayachi Africa's Political Tsunami and a few bad men https://www.afrik-news.com/article18884.html Fri, 04 Feb 2011 16:20:24 +0100 I recall sitting in a West-African classroom in the coastal town of Cape-Coast, Ghana, transfixed by the revelations trickling out of the mouth of my history teacher; amazed that the entire West African region was once the playground of Kings and the vista of colossal empires and dynasties. A noted and evident moral of that history lesson was kingdoms, empires and dynasties naturally rise and fall. Josef-Israel Tunisian PM succumbs to pressure, names new ministers https://www.afrik-news.com/article18841.html Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:01:41 +0100 Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi Thursday night reshuffled the country's week-old transitional government. Senior ministers who served under the deposed president, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, have been sent packing. The operation was carried out under intense negotiations after unrelenting pressure from protesters. Franck Salin A domino effect in the Arab world after Tunisia? https://www.afrik-news.com/article18822.html Wed, 26 Jan 2011 15:02:55 +0100 The Tunisian revolt has created high hopes in the Arab world, which has long since been weaned from freedom and democracy. Will Arab countries experience a domino effect as a result of the demise of the Zine El Abidine Ben Ali regime? In his opinion editorial, Errachid Majidi, a researcher at Paul Cézanne University in France, delves deeper into the specificities of the Tunisian revolt and explains why such a revolution is not likely to spread to other Arab countries in the near future. Errachid Majidi Tunisia: Moody's in bed with Ben Ali? https://www.afrik-news.com/article18796.html Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:24:38 +0100 Less than a week after the departure of Tunisian dictator, President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, Moody's international financial rating agency has reworked Tunisia's ratings, taking into account the northern African country's new political context. al context. Prince Ofori-Atta New President makes promises: Tunisians want more https://www.afrik-news.com/article18794.html Thu, 20 Jan 2011 17:39:26 +0100 Acting Tunisian president, Fouad Mebazaa, has agreed to fulfill promises to break with the past, including a complete withdrawal of Ben Ali's party, Rassemblement Constitutionnel Démocratique (RCD) from the interim government. But besides proof, Tunisians are asking for more. Both the acting President and Prime Minister were members of RCD. Prince Ofori-Atta, Maryam Mnaouar