Tunisia’s central bank raised its key interest rate by 75 basis points to 8 per cent from 7.25 per cent to combat high inflation, the bank said, marking the third hike this year.
Tunisians have been preoccupied with social media after a young man found a baby girl inside a bag dumped in a garbage site in the Lacania region, south of the capital.
The young man was aware of his infection with COVID, but insisted on organising his wedding on the predetermined date.
There is no known cure for the new coronavirus, but in the medicinal herbs souq in Tunis, anxious Tunisians are consulting with herbalists and stocking up on traditional remedies.
Former interior minister Hichem Mechichi was confirmed as premier after his cabinet, dominated by independent technocrats, secured support from nearly two-thirds of the chamber's deputies overnight.
Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned on Wednesday, according to two official sources who did not want to be named, after a row with the nnahdha party.
Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has hosted the Ajman Forum - Central Region Republic of Tunisia for Business, with the event placing a special focus on the sectors of food, plastic and cosmetics.
Following the grand success of UFC 251, UFC Fight Night 172 will take place on early Thursday morning, with an exciting fight card.
The coastline near the Tunisian port city of Sfax has become a major departure point for people fleeing conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East and searching for a better life in Europe.