Many countries in Africa conduct general elections regularly. Electoral management bodies have the responsibility to ensure free and fair elections. But what are their score cards so far?
- Monday, 29 August 2016 15:12
- Tarek Amara
Tunisair, Tunisia's state-owned carrier, plans to lay off 1,000 employees or more than 12 percent of its full-time workforce, as part of reform plans.
- Monday, 29 August 2016 15:00
- Ahmed Aboulenein
Egypt's parliament approved on Monday a long-awaited law introducing a Value Added Tax of 13 percent which will rise to 14 percent in the next fiscal year.
- Friday, 26 August 2016 12:24
- Tarek Amara
If Tunisia does not overcome its economic difficulties, an austerity programme will be inevitable next year with thousands of public sector job cuts and new taxes, prime minister-designate Youssef Chahed told parliament on Friday.
- Friday, 26 August 2016 09:30
- Eric Knecht and Maha El Dahan, additional reporting by Asma Alsharif
Egypt's Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafi has resigned amid the highest-profile corruption case since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came to power in 2014.
- Thursday, 25 August 2016 14:41
- Olusegun Obasanjo, Ricardo Lagos, Ruth Dreifuss - Former Presidents of Nigeria, Chile and Switzerland
Drug trafficking and the black market are, to a large extent, a direct consequence of the international drug control system and the national laws that are derived therefrom.