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– Algeria-Tunisia: Tunisian employers call for “a free trade agreement” between the two countries (AA)

The Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) called, on Saturday in a press release, for an agreement of “free trade and free movement” between Algeria and Tunisia.

Intervening the day after the reopening, since Friday July 15, of the Algerian-Tunisian land borders after two years of closure due to the health crisis, the Tunisian bosses want to consolidate this decision taken, on July 5, by Presidents Abdelmadjid Tebboune and Kais Saied.

UTICA called on the authorities of the two countries to establish “the principles of freedom of movement, residence, work, property, for Algerians in Tunisia and Tunisians in Algeria”.

UTICA called, according to the same press release, “to encourage joint investment and to establish freedom of investment in economic sectors, but also to facilitate access to financing by financial institutions”.

– Mornaguia prison cleared… (Mosaïque FM)

The General Directorate of Prisons and Rehabilitation proceeded, this Sunday, to the transfer of a number of detainees from the civil prison of Mornaguia (governorate of Manouba) to the penitentiary units of Oudhna (Ben Arous) and Saouef (Zaghouan), to reduce overcrowding in Mornaguia prison.

In a press release, published this Sunday, the Ministry of Justice indicated that this measure was decided, following a visit by Minister Leïla Jaffel, on July 12, during which she underlined the need to mitigate the overcrowding in this prison unit and to provide prisoners with decent living conditions, in line with national and international standards.

– Taekwondo | African Championship: Tunisian Kahlil Jandoubi crowned in -58 kg (La Presse)

Tunisian Olympic vice-champion of Taekwondo, Khalil Jendoubi was crowned African champion of -58 kg thanks to his victory Sunday at the expense of Moroccan Omar Lakhal, in the final of the competition.
Jendoubi thus offers himself a third crown in a row after having won gold in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

He consolidates, at the same time, his capital points by 40 additional which will have to improve his world ranking (3rd) by next August.

– Tunisian-Indonesian diplomatic-poetic meeting (Le Temps)

Within the framework of the age-old ties that unite Indonesia and Tunisia through, among other things, cultural exchanges and above all poetry, which remains the universal realm of rapprochement in time and space, that his Excellency Zouheir Masraoui, Ambassador of Indonesia in Tunisia, which remains a big fan of culture, as demonstrated by its visits to the book fair in Bizerte, has just taken advantage of the visit of the great Indonesian poet, Jamel D. Rahman to our country, to organize last night Saturday at the residence of the Ambassador a poetic meeting Indonesia-Tunisia.

The poets and poetesses of the region of Bizerte, led by the director of the cultural complex Cheikh Driss, Béchir Gammoudi, as well as other poets representing their governorates, were the guests of honor like the representatives of the Bizerte Press Club , chaired by Fouad Mhamedi.

– CAN Dames: The Tunisian dream comes to an end (Mosaïque FM)

The Tunisian women’s football team failed to clinch fifth place in the African Cup of Nations standings on Sunday after losing to Senegal on penalties (0-0 / 2-4 ). The national eleven also failed to win a ticket for the qualifying tournament at the next world.

As a result, the Senegalese will play an international draft tournament for the next World Cup in February 2023. This tournament will include ten nations and will offer three world qualifying places in Australia and New Zealand.

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