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Coronavirus - Tunisia: United States Donates Almost Two Million Vaccines to Tunisia Since July 2021

The U.S.-Tunisia partnership is not only saving lives, but also helping Tunisia move towards economic recovery in a post-pandemic climate

The United States delivered today 187,960 additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Tunisia through the COVAX mechanism, bringing the total U.S. donated vaccines to Tunisia to almost two million vaccines since July 2021. These vaccines are part of our ongoing partnership with the people of Tunisia to defeat this devastating pandemic and reflect the strength…

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Coronavirus: United States Donates Additional 687,960 Pfizer Vaccines to Tunisia

The United States has worked hand in hand with Tunisia to provide life-saving medical equipment to counter the pandemic

Keeping to our commitment of leading the global fight against COVID-19, the United States is delivering 687,960 additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Tunisia through the COVAX mechanism. The first tranche of the vaccines, constituting of almost 500,000 doses arrived in Tunisia today, to be followed by the remaining doses on…

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U.S. Congressional Delegation Led by Senators Chris Murphy and Jon Ossoff Met President Kais Saied

The delegation urged a return to the democratic path and that any reforms be adopted through an inclusive process

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Jon Ossoff (D-GA) led a congressional delegation during a visit to Tunisia on September 4-5. Members of the delegation met with President Kais Saied at Carthage Palace. They also met with representatives of Tunisian civil society organizations and members of parliament. During these exchanges, Senators Murphy…

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President Cyril Ramaphosa participates in G20 Compact with Africa meeting in Germany, 26-27 Aug

The G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) was initiated under the G20 German Presidency in 2017 to promote private investment into the African continent

President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Germany, on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, to attend a G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) meeting in Berlin on 26 and 27 August. President Ramaphosa has been invited by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. The G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) was initiated under the G20 German…

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Coronavirus: 13 European countries provide urgent assistance to Tunisia

In addition, the EU has released €700,000 from its Epidemics Tool to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Tunisia

To help Tunisia cope with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the worrying health situation within the country, the European Union and its member states continue to mobilise emergency aid via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. Several member states reacted to Tunisia's request, including Austria, Belgium, Germany, Spain, France,…

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Combination of wildfires and COVID-19 threaten tens of thousands of lives in Algeria and Tunisia

Flames have killed dozens of people and forced hundreds of families to leave their homes

The wildfires currently spreading in Algeria and Tunisia threaten the lives of tens of thousands, while also damaging local ecosystems, infrastructures and livelihoods.  Both countries face a multi-hazard situation, as an alarming number of COVID-19 infections have been reported in the past weeks. Flames have killed dozens of people and…

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Coronavirus: UK Emergency Medical Team deployed to help Tunisia tackle Covid-19 crisis

The team includes nine doctors, nurses and logistics experts, from the UK, France, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Italy

Doctors, nurses and logistics experts from the UK's Emergency Medical team will provide clinical supervision and support to Tunisian healthcare services. Following a request from the Tunisian Government, experts from the UK's Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT), supported by the UK-Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) have arrived in Tunisia…

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Minister of Foreign Affairs meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad in Republic of Tunisia

The two sides reviewed brotherly relations and cooperation existing between the two countries and the efforts exerted to enhance said relations at all levels

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani met in Tunisia today the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad, Othman Jerandi. The two sides reviewed brotherly relations and cooperation existing between the two countries and the efforts exerted to enhance said relations at all…

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Coronavirus – Africa: Record weekly COVID-19 deaths in Africa

Over 6400 deaths were recorded, a 2% rise compared with the previous week, with South Africa and Tunisia accounting for over 55% of the fatalities

Weekly COVID-19 deaths in Africa reached a record peak in the week that ended on 1 August, marking the highest seven-day toll since the onset of the pandemic in the continent, new data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows. Over 6400 deaths were recorded, a 2% rise compared with…

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Coronavirus - Tunisia: UAE sends 47 metric tonnes of medical supplies to Tunisia

Last July, the UAE sent 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Tunisia, and in November 2020, it sent approximately 11 metric tonnes of medical supplies and equipment

The UAE dispatched two cargo planes, which arrived in Tunisia on Wednesday, carrying 47 metric tonnes of medical supplies, including a number of respirators and oxygen cylinders, in support of Tunisia's drive to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Rashid Mohammed Al Mansouri, UAE Ambassador to Tunisia, said that the UAE is…