In Tunisia, the country's black minority and sub-Saharan immigrants have constantly reported attacks and abuse. This has led to the Tunisian Parliament to pass an anti-racism law and make its first conviction.
Tunisian officials predict that approximately 8 million tourists will spend holidays in Tunisia this year. Of these 8 million tourists, the officials expect at least 2.2-2.7 Algerian tourists this season. The boost in the nation's security has increased the country's tourism earnings by 42%.
By joining the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Tunisia is trying to ship goods and services to the rest of Africa. The country, whose total exports stand at $14 billion, is attempting to export $4 billion by the end of 2020 to Africa alone.
The National Institute of Statistics, a government agency in Tunisia has revealed that the country's export to import rose to 72%. According to the Institute the deficit in trade amounted to at least $2.6 billion.
There is a parity in male and female candidates for the municipal elections on May 6th in Tunisia. Additionally, one in ten candidates has a disability. The new electoral regulations on equality is hoped to distribute representation and opportunity fairly across the country.