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Hundreds march in Tunisia as protests sharpen

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Hundreds of people marched in central Tunis on Saturday against inequality and police brutality, in defiance of a ban on demonstrations and as security...

Splintered coalition reflects fate of Egypt’s uprising a decade on

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Ten years ago protesters surged onto Egypt’s streets, emboldened by the success of Tunisia’s Arab Spring uprising. Some young activists formed the Revolution Youth Coalition...

Tunisian protesters revive ‘Arab Spring’ chant, riots continue

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Violent clashes erupted for a fifth night on Tuesday between police and protesters in several Tunisian cities, including the capital Tunis and Sidi Bouzid,...

Jail sentence for Arab Spring activist

An Egyptian court sentenced a leading activist in the 2011 “Arab Spring” uprising to a one-year prison term convicting him of spreading false news,...

Middle East, North Africa conflicts threaten two decades of health gains

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The Arab Spring uprising and subsequent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa have lowered life expectancy in countries such as...

Tunisia at a crossroads

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Tunisia was the birthplace of the Arab Spring and has long been held up as a model of stability and pluralism in...

Five years on, unrest tests ‘Arab Spring’ model Tunisia

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On December 17, 2010, a young, desperate Tunisian vendor named Mohamed Bouazizi set himself ablaze in a suicide protest over unemployment and...

North Africa jihadi front spreads to Arab Spring cradle Tunisia

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Praised as a model of Arab Spring progress, Tunisia has finally been drawn onto the global jihadi battlefield after Islamist militants gunned...

Tunisia’s first parliament after revolution opens session

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Tunisia's first full elected parliament held its opening session on Tuesday with a challenge to implement the democracy its people sought when...

Tunisia treads path to political stability but still faces tests

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Three years after its uprising that inspired the Arab Spring revolutions, Tunisia is on its way to political stability with a new...

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SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

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With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...
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