Industry guzzles over one third of Tunisia’s energy supply. Slowly but surely, the sector is switching to more energy-efficient technology.
A Tunisian brewer is one of four big companies taking a hands-on approach to reducing energy consumption. Its initiative is part of a broader campaign to raise awareness of efficient power alternatives.
French PM Edouard Philippe has revealed details of a major investment plan aimed at bolstering his country's languid economy. It foresees spending billions on education, digitization and the environment, among others.
For the first time, troops in Tunisia are to be deployed to protect key industrial sites against protests, sit-ins and strikes. Poverty, unemployment and corruption are ongoing issues in the North African state.
Germany will give Tunisia 250 million euros to support development projects in poor areas, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said in Tunis. Tunisia has also pledged to expedite the return of rejected asylum applicants.
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