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Tunisia, 10 years after the revolution, “a lot of failures, but also a lot of hope” (Alaa Talbi)

The Tunisian revolution is ten years old. On December 17, 2010, the deterrence of Mohamed Bouazizi in Sidi Bouzid, so the voluntary electric shock five days later by another young person from the region, Houcine Neji, saw the triggers for what we would call the Tunisian revolution, which deposed Ben Ali from on 14 January 2011. Alaa Talbi, originally from the region and Director of the Tunisian Economic and Social Rights Forum, answers questions from our Tunisian correspondent, Michel Picard. .

Two years after the revolution, the Sudanese are back on the streets

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of major cities in Sudan to celebrate the second anniversary of the uprising that led to the regime of Omar al-Bashir after 30 years of authoritarian rule. The Sudanese are growing impatient because the political transition does not really lead to concrete reforms and tensions are rising between civilians and soldiers within the transitional government.…

second anniversary of the outbreak of the Sudanese People’s Revolution

This Saturday, December 19, marks the second year of the outbreak of the Sudanese People's Revolution, which overthrew the regime of former President Omar al-Bashir. It all started on December 19, 2018 in the working class Atbara, 300 km north of Khartoum. That day began the first manifestations of discontent that would lead four months later to a thirty-year dictatorship.…

In the spotlight: the withered flowers of the Tunisian revolution

"The 10th anniversary of the revolution: everything is bitter, but hope is still possible!" This is the big title Time in Tunis this Thursday morning. "Here we are! Ten years ago, on December 17, 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, an unemployed person from Sidi Bouzid, set himself on fire to protest against the Ben Ali regime. And the Tunisian 'revolution' has fought to become a reality. for ten years.Nothing goes further in the…

Tunisia: ten years after the revolution, social anger stays the identical

Ten years in the past, the spark of the Arab Spring erupted in Tunisia, in Sidi Bouzid, a disadvantaged village within the heart of the nation the place Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on hearth. Ten years later, within the area, social anger has not died, fairly the other. And the well being disaster solely exacerbated the signs. Dozens of cities are demonstrating to demand the promised jobs and funding.…

[Série] Guinea: paying taxes online, an ongoing revolution

Continuation of our series devoted to the Guinean economy during the October 18 presidential election. In Guinea, the "eTax" platform has just been launched to dematerialize the payment of taxes and facilitate taxpayer procedures. Main objectives: combating corruption, but also expanding and securing the tax base. Conakry is thus following in the footsteps of many countries on the continent, which have…

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