Two women seeking Tunisian Presidency, Selma Elloumi and Abir Moussi consider themselves from the "Bourguiba school," referring to first Tunisian president after independence from France, Habib Bourguiba.
Tunisian actor-turned-director Abdelhamid Bouchnak debuted his horror film, "Dachra," in Tunisian theatres earlier this year. Not only is “Dachra” a thrilling story, it also has deeper social undertones.
In response to the Tunisian Governments plans to freeze public wages as part of the measures it is undertaking to control the budget deficit, the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) has threatened to call for a general strike.
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.
“Breaking the ice” is a collaborative effort by Tunisians and Libyans who seek to change the image of their countries presented in the media. The cultural project exhibited the country's musicians and artists.