COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Beji Caid Essebsi
Population: 11,403,800 (2017)
Land Size: 164,150 sq km (63,378 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Aug 20, 2018: Heavy Storm in Mount Arafat - Tunisian Pilgrims Safe and Sound - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisian pilgrims are safe and sound after the stormy weather in the holy shrines, the Religious Affairs Ministry said.
- Thu - Aug 16, 2018: FIFA Ranking - Nigeria Ranks to 49, As France Soars No. 1 - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Vanguard] Egypt had a worse fall. Mohamed Salah's Egypt dropped from 45th to 65th.
- Wed - Aug 15, 2018: African Senior Weightlifting Championships 2018 - Ramzi Bahloul Wins Titlte in 85 Kg Category - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Tunisian weightlifter Ramzi Bahloul, on Tuesday, won the African Senior Weightlifting Championship in the 85kg category by winning three gold medals at the African championships held from August 10 to 17 in Mahebourg, Mauritius.
- Wed - Aug 15, 2018: Tunisia's President to Unveil Equal Inheritance Law - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[This is Africa] President Beji Caid Essebsi is set to announce a Bill in favour of inheritance equality on Women's Day in Tunisia. This is seen as a liberal step in an Islamic nation where males inherit twice as much as females
- Wed - Aug 15, 2018: Tunisia's Food Trade Balance Swings to Surplus in July - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The food trade balance posted a 182.7 MTD surplus in July against a 754.8 MTD deficit during the same period in 2017, which helped bring the coverage rate to 106.1%.