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:
- Tue - Oct 16, 2018: Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers Undertakes a Working Visit to Tunisia, 17 to 18 Oct - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers will undertake a Working Visit to Tunis, Tunisia, from 17 to 18 October 2018.
- Fri - Oct 12, 2018: Vultures in Tunisia for Rugby 7s - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana men's rugby team, the Vultures, flew out to Tunisia on Wednesday afternoon to compete in the Africa Men's Sevens Championship.
- Thu - Oct 11, 2018: Prime Minister Meets German Federal Minister of Economic Co-Operation and Development - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Prime Minister Youssef Chahed met, on Wednesday in Tunis, German Federal Minister of Economic Co-operation and Development Gerard Müller.
- Wed - Oct 10, 2018: Climate Change Threatens 36,000 Jobs in Tourism and Agriculture in Tunisia - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Thirty-six thousand jobs will be lost by 2050 in Tunisia, in agriculture and tourism, as a result of climate change.
- Wed - Oct 10, 2018: First Confirmed West Nile Virus Case in Djerba - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The first confirmed case of West Nile virus has been recorded in Djerba. A young girl had been suspected of being infected with the virus for over two weeks and had thereafter confirmed on October 9, Regional Health Director in Medenine Jameleffine Hamdi told TAP.