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Tunisia elects its president after a live campaign

Rarely will the outcome of an election be so uncertain in Tunisia, the pioneering country of the Arab Spring, where seven million voters are called to elect their president on Sunday among a number of candidates, following an intense campaign without political cleavage. Among the 26 challengers was a disputed prime minister – Youssef Chahed–, a media mogul sued for …

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Tunisians called to settle after weeks of uncertainty

President: The Tunisians called to settle after weeks of uncertainty Rarely will the outcome of an election be so uncertain in Tunisia, the pioneering country of the Arab Spring, where seven million voters are called to elect their president on Sunday from a host of candidates, following an intense campaign without political cleavage Among the 26 suitors, a contested prime …

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ECOWAS, the space best suited to dealing with the Sahel security problem (Bourita)

Speaking at the opening of the Extraordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Conference on the Fight against Terrorism, Bourita said that this intergovernmental organization "is the best place to deal with a structured and mutual view of the Sahel security problem". With the request that this summit be the beginning of a genuine "re-mobilization" in and …

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Tunisia: Withdrawal of Presidential Candidates

Tunisian presidential candidates on Sunday, Slim Riahi and Mohsen Marzouk, announced on Saturday their withdrawal in favor of Defense Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi. The disclaimer in favor of Zbidi was made on the Facebook pages of former government member Mohsen Marzouk and businessman Slim Riahi, sued for "money laundering". [19659002] Marzouk explained that he made this decision "to prevent the country …

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Ouagadougou opens extraordinary ECOWAS summit on terrorism, with Morocco's participation

Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 16:17 Ouagadougou – An Extraordinary Meeting of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the fight against terrorism opened on Saturday in Ouagadougou, with the participation of a delegation representing HM King Mohammed VI Very High Royal Instructions, a delegation composed of the Minister …

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Zimbabwe and Africa say goodbye to former President Mugabe

Last Saturday, Zimbabwe paid a national tribute to its former and highly controversial President Robert Mugabe, the acclaimed "hero" of a country's independence, which he ceased to give up at the end of an authoritarian reign of thirty-seven long years. His successor Emmerson Mnangagwa and several African heads of state, in office or resigned, began mid-morning to fill the official …

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The end of the tumultuous campaign before the President's Sunday

The last hours of the campaign have been marked by the courts rejecting an appeal against the arrest of Nabil Karoui, who will remain incarcerated for the first round on Sunday. In retrospect since August 23 for money laundering, this controversial 56-year-old founder of one of Tunisia's main private channels, Nessma, claims he is a victim of a power grab …

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