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Tourism: 80,000 Algerians “Invade” The Tunisian Border Within Last 10 Days !
July 22, 2019

The head of the Tunisian National Office of Tourism Mr. Fouad Al-Wad has spoken of the arrival of 80 thousand Algerian holiday-makers in Tunisia for the last 10 days of the month of July, while the number of Algerians traveling to Tunisia since the beginning of the year, reached 1 million and 126 thousand and 870 tourists, that is a hike of 14.8 percent compared to last year, and categorically refuted by the same token rumors circulating on the alleged prevention of bearded men and veiled women from entering the Tunisian territory, stressing that there is no room for truth for this information.
The number of Algerian tourists heading to Tunisia has reached a record high this year compared to last year, despite groundless rumors that the Algerian veiled women and bearded Algerians are not allowed to enter the Tunisian border, Mr. Al-Wad said in an interview on Sunday, stressing that “the influx of tourists is quite positive, as all our hotels and guest houses are wide open to receive Algerians.
The representative of the Tunisian Ministry of Tourism says that the prices of accommodation and travel to Tunisia are free and unregulated because all the hotels in Tunisia are privately owned, which set the prices linked to supply and demand, but during the month of July they"...

July 22, 2019

ALGIERS- Algeria has exported cement for about USD30 million in the first five months of 2019, up by about 850% compared to the same period in 2018, said Saturday the Customs’ Directorate of Studies and Prospective (DEPD).

Exports of"...

July 13, 2019

JAKARTA – The Indonesian public company of oil “PT Pertamina” just unveiled its growth plan in Algeria, seeking 10% increase in oil and gas production before the end of 2020.


July 22, 2019

To help retail sales staff communicate effectively, GIA Dubai recently organised retail sales associate training programmes for Malabar Gold & Diamonds at their stores in Dubai, UAE. Since 2018, GIA Dubai has trained more than 200 staff of Malabar Gold & Diamonds in Dubai and Bahrain.

The training programme includes information about GIA, the 4Cs (Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight) of Diamond"...

July 22, 2019
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced top-line results from the VISIBLE 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of an investigational subcutaneous (SC) formulation of the gut-selective biologic vedolizumab as maintenance therapy in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohns disease (CD) who achieved clinical response* at week 6 following two doses of open-label vedolizumab intravenous (IV) therapy at weeks 0 and 2.1 In evaluating the primary endpoint of the trial, a statistically significant proportion of patients receiving vedolizumab SC achieved clinical remission** at week 52 compared to placebo. Patients received vedolizumab SC beginning at week 6 and every 2 weeks up to week 50.1 Adverse events were consistent with the known safety......

July 21, 2019

Postbank has announced its partnership with global money transfer service Xpress Money.

XPress Money’s convenient money transfer services are now available across all 98 branches of the bank in Kenya. With this service, customers can send and receive money conveniently in the country by virtue of Xpress Money’s global network of 185,000 partner locations in 170 countries.


July 21, 2019

Huobi and the MENA-regional online payments giant CASHU are making accessing cryptocurrency as easy as buying a Netflix subscription or paying a bill for millions of people across the often-underserved regions of North Africa and the Middle East.

Thanks to their new partnership, nearly 2.3 million CASHU users can now buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and EOS"...

July 21, 2019

The United States on Thursday announced that it had invested about $165m (N50.56bn at the official exchange rate of N307 to one dollar) in the development of Nigeria’s agricultural sector in four years through its Feed the Future initiative, Punch Newspaper has reported.

It also signed an agreement on the declaration of partnership with the Federal Government to begin a five-year agriculture programme"...

July 21, 2019

To further boost access to portable water supply in Enugu State, the Coca-Cola Foundation in partnership with Water Aid Nigeria, have launched an N300 million ($830,000) water project in three Local Government Areas (LGAs).

The aim of the flagship programme Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), is to provide access to sustainable clean water, sanitation and hygiene services to over 10,000 residents in"...