Khaled Chouket, Tunisia's Government spokesman is a blundering fool, who has been afflicted with foot in mouth disease, from his very first press conference he has proven incompetent and is increasingly a liability and [...]
Mahrez Yahyaoui, the brother of Ridha Yahyaoui who's suicide in Kasserine sparked nationwide protests in January, himself attempted suicide on Wednesday, March 2. Mahrez Yahyaoui, at one point climbed the same utility pole [...]
Five years after the fall of Dictator Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, and transparent Presidential elections, the recent events in Kasserine look like déjà vu that could turn into another social explosion, as Tunisia's [...]
Prime Minister Habib Essid held a cabinet meeting in Tunis on Thursday, February 18, to discuss preparations for a 'National Dialogue on Employment' tentatively scheduled for early March and the "practical arrangements for implementing [...]
The National Institute of Statistics released updated unemployment figures, on Wednesday, February 17, which recorded a 0.1% increase in overall unemployment rate of 15.4% in (Q4 2015) down from 15.3% for the previous quarter.
As part of the Tunisian Government's response to the employment crisis which has lingered for years and exploded into nationwide protests in January the Ministry of Defense announced it would use national service to [...]
The European Union, with Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment, launched a 'Support Program for Professional Training and Integration' with a 3 million Euro grant.
Essid's proposals (if enacted) are far from a solution to Tunisia's structural economic problems, but they are at long last after two weeks of protests, a response.