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December 1, 2014

Jupiter Systems, the world’s leading supplier of collaborative visualization solutions for global enterprises and public agencies today introduced Canvas 2.2, an updated version of its collaborative visualization solution."...


Tunisia: Wage Negotiations Will Start After Presidential Run-Off, Says UGTT's Abassi
December 22, 2014

The Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) and the Government have agreed to launch a new round of wage negotiations in the few days following December 21 presidential run-off, said UGTT Secretary-General Houcine Abassi.

Abassi, who was speaking Saturday"...

Abraaj Group exits Tunisian bakery business
December 22, 2014
Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in global growth markets, said it has successfully exited its investment in Moulin d’Or, a leading producer of baked goods in Tunisia, through one of its funds.

Founded in 1990 as a small bakery specialising in packaged bread, Moulin d’Or’s product range now includes a variety of packaged cakes, baked snacks and packaged bread.

Abraaj had invested in Moulin d’Or in 2012 which helped the company...
Tunisia: Cheikhs Launch Peace Caravan in Tunisia
December 22, 2014

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, a caravan of Tunisian cheikhs and Islamic scholars left Zitouna Mosque in Kairouan on Monday (December 15th).

The goal of their "One Nation for All" tour is to encourage citizens to embrace tolerance, reject division"...

December 22, 2014

Spokesman for the Ministry of the Interior Mohamed Ali Laroui, on Saturday evening, called on Tunisians to go massively to the polls, stressing that security and military forces are fully ready to secure the presidential run-off and provide necessary protection to voters.

In a statement to TAP, he denied a terrorist attack was committed Saturday against a polling station"...

December 22, 2014

The probable election victory of Béji Caid Essebsi is a vital moment in the pioneer country of the Arab revolts. It also reveals the scale of Tunisia's economic challenges.

The Arab revolts which started four years ago ushered in a period of change in the Middle East and north Africa which has been more violent and chaotic that most observers foresaw at the time. Syria is self-destructing. Egypt has reverted to military rule. The brutal"...

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