Tag: Economic

Algeria-WB: Difficult to do business in Algeria

October 30, 2015

The World Bank Doing Business 2016 report categorizes Algeria among countries “hostile’’ to investment, placing the country at the 163rd rank out of 189 countries, ... Read More

Nouakchott looks Up to China to unlock its economic potential

September 19, 2015

Mauritania, one of Africa's poorest countries and newest oil producers, looks forward to developing its economic relations and partnership with China, a major world economic ... Read More

Tunisia: suspension of the state of emergency considered

September 14, 2015

Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid Sunday indicated that the government is considering the lifting of the state of emergency as the security situation has improved. ... Read More

Tunisia: Saturday march banned for looming terrorist threats, government

September 11, 2015

The five-member coalition of opposition parties announced on Thursday that they will go ahead with their Saturday protest march against the controversial Economic and Financial ... Read More

Morocco: Local & Regional Elections, a rendezvous with History

September 4, 2015

Some 14 million voters go to the polls this Friday September 4 to elect 31,503 members of communal councils and 678 representatives to sit at ... Read More

Tunisia: towards implementation of 2016/2020 development plan

September 3, 2015

The Tunisian cabinet held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the five-year socio-economic plan that will serve as a guideline and framework of the post-revolution ... Read More

Egypt: “Suez Canal expansion, more of a political benefit than economic good,” pundits

August 6, 2015

Economic experts and businessmen familiar with the Suez Canal say the expansion of the canal may not yield the results claimed by authorities. The new ... Read More

Tunisian MPs divided over extension of state of emergency

August 4, 2015

The Tunisian President’s decision to prolong the state of emergency for two months has stirred a debate among the members of parliament. While the government ... Read More

Washington re-iterates support for Egypt despite poor human rights record

August 3, 2015

US Secretary Of State John Kerry announced Sunday in Cairo the normalization of relation with Cairo despite a long spell of confusion following the overthrow ... Read More

Tunisia: 5year development plan to overcome economic and social challenges by 2016

August 2, 2015

Tunisia is preparing a five year development program that is expected to begin next year and the Minister of Development, Investment and International Co-operation Yassine Brahim ... Read More