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Tunisia migrant boat death toll now at 82

The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a migrant ship sank off its coast last week rose to 82, one of the worst...

Tunisia migrant ship death toll rises

The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off Tunisia last weekend rose to 58 after 38 bodies were recovered on...

Migrant bodies recovered off Tunisia

Tunisia’s Coast Guard recovered the bodies of 14 African migrants drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for...

Full face veils banned in Tunisia after suicide bombing

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed banned wearing the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an official source said. The decision...

Islamic State claims Tunis blast

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb blast in the Tunisian capital this week, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said. A wanted militant...

Migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

Dozens of African migrants capsized off Tunisia after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent...

ISS: Terrorism in Tunisia – more than just foreign connections

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At 10:50 on Thursday 27 June, a suicide bomber attacked a police patrol in downtown Tunis. One officer was killed, while another officer and...

Two suicide bombers strike in Tunis

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding several people, government...

Stranded migrant group to be repatriated

Tunisia allowed dozens of migrants, mostly from Bangladesh, to disembark after three weeks stranded in the Mediterranean, so they can return to their home...

Tunisia approves law excluding presidential candidate leading in polls

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Tunisia’s parliament passed an amendment to its electoral law on Tuesday that would bar businessman Nabil Karoui, owner of a private TV station critical...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...