Posts Tagged ‘Tunisia’

Coronavirus continues to spread across Africa with Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco recording 3 cases

by Seun Adeuyion March 3, 2020
Cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Senegal, Morocco and Tunisia, bringing the total number of people with the virus on the continent to six. Prior to the latest development, Nigeria, Algeria and Egypt were the only African countries with confirmed cases of the virus, which has killed over 3000 persons across the world. Speaking […]

Kais Saied takes oath as Tunisia’s new president

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 23, 2019
Tunisia’s President-elect Kais Saied took the oath of office on Wednesday before the National Assembly (parliament). The former law professor was elected president in a presidential run-off on Oct. 13. “There is no room for anyone to act above law,” Saied said in a speech after the swearing-in ceremony. He vowed that the “freedom of […]

French tourist stabbed to death in Tunisia

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 14, 2019
The Tunisian Interior Ministry said on Monday that a French tourist was stabbed to death by a religious extremist in Tunisia’s northernmost province of Bizerte. The ministry spokesman, Khaled Hayouni, said security authorities recognised the incident as a public law case, adding that all efforts were being made to identify the context of the incident. […]

Ighalo’s Striker Crowns Nigeria as Bronze Medalist at the 2019 AFCON

by Breaking Timeson July 17, 2019
Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo 3rd minutes strike was  the fastest goal so far in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as the Super Eagles beat Tunisia 1-0 on Wednesday night to win the Bronze medal at this year’s tournament. Nigeria got off to a great start, claiming the lead in just the third minute. […]

Tunisia bans Islamic full-face veils after a spate of terrorist attacks

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 6, 2019
Tunisia has banned the niqab in public institutions after two suicide bombings rocked the capital last week, becoming the latest country to outlaw the orthodox religious garment in the aftermath of terrorist attacks. Prime Minister Youssef Chahed cited security concerns when he signed an order Friday barring anyone wearing a face covering from entering public […]

Enyimba Triumphs in Tunisia

by Breaking Timeson April 21, 2016
Enyimba International literally pulled the chestnut out of fire in Sousse, Tunisia last night as it defeated Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia 4-3 on penalty to qualify for the money-spinning group stage of the CAF Champions League. The pulsating game had ended 3-0 against the Nigerian two-time CAF Champions League winners, who won the first […]