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Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed Survives Poisoning Amidst Tensions Of Uprising

Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed Survives Poisoning Amidst Tensions Of Uprising

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By Our Reporter All is not well in Tunisia after the North African country’s President Kaïs Saïed reportedly escaped a poisoning attempt. The news about his poisoning was circulated by several Tunisian and Maghreb media before the Tunisian Presidency confirmed Wednesday, January 27 in the early evening, that a suspicious package was sent to the Presidential Palace in Carthage. A suspect package containing only a suspicious substance reached the Presidential Palace in Carthage, a source from the Presidency told the official news agency TAP Wednesday. However, President Kaïs Saïed did not receive the package that was opened by an employee in the presidential palace, the source said, indicating that the employee is in good health. The suspicious substance in the package is bei...
African Football Back In Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia

African Football Back In Morocco, Egypt & Tunisia

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By Our Reporter Morocco decided to reopen its Major League Football tournament the Botola Pro 1, after four months away from the pitch due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The leader of the competition before COVID-19 put a stop to the Botola, Wydad Athletic Club, is aiming to maintain itself at the top of the league, with only 9 games to play. Despite its draw yesterday against Difaâ Hassani d'el-Jadida, Rival club Raja Club Athletic will try its best to catch up to Wydad, in what is expected to be a fascinating finish to the season. But since governments have ordered Matches be played behind closed doors in order to keep social distancing in application, supporters will not be back in the stadiums anytime soon. Football Back In North Africa Even though the Coron...
20 Drown After Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes Off Tunisia Coast

20 Drown After Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes Off Tunisia Coast

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By Elite News Reporter At least 20 people are confirmed to have died after a boat carrying migrants sunk off Tunisia's coast, according to reports coming in. The boat, which was heading towards Italy, was carrying 53 people when it sank although rescue operations were still ongoing by the time of filing this story. Sfax court spokesman Mourad Tourki said on Tuesday an investigation had been opened following the shipwreck off the Kerkennah Islands that killed people from countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Tourki said a total of 53 people had set out on the boat aiming to reach Italy's coast, adding that a search operation continued for the remaining passengers. Last month, Tunisian authorities said at least one migrant drowned and six were missing from another shipwreck. More...