Africa

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Tell us: how are you affected by the political situation in Tunisia?
We’d like to hear from people living in Tunisia about the political situation

Guardian community team

29, Jul, 2021 @11:58 AM

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Genetic engineering test with mosquitoes ‘may be game changer’ in eliminating malaria
UK scientist says gene-drive study rendering female insects infertile may lead to ‘self destruct mosquito’ field tests within 10 years

Linda Geddes

28, Jul, 2021 @6:54 PM

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Tunisia in turmoil as president purges officials and seizes judicial power
Days after PM’s overthrow fears grow that Kais Saied will undo democratic gains achieved by Arab spring

Martin Chulov, and Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis

28, Jul, 2021 @6:38 PM

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Arrested Biafra separatist’s family accuse Raab of ‘unlawful failure’
Exclusive: Nnamdi Kanu’s relatives threaten judicial review against UK foreign secretary, saying his life is at risk in Nigeria

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

28, Jul, 2021 @3:52 PM

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What is going on in Tunisia? All you need to know
Has the president staged a coup as the opposition allege, and what is likely to happen next?

Peter Beaumont

28, Jul, 2021 @1:52 PM

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Powerbrokers of Arab world will be closely watching Tunisia
Analysis: while the politics behind the government’s dismissal are local, regional players will want to influence what happens next

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

27, Jul, 2021 @6:20 PM

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Tunisia’s political crisis greeted with indifference on streets of capital
There is little sign of anger against apparent coup, but some lament the threat to fragile democracy

Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis, and Martin Chulov

27, Jul, 2021 @6:00 PM

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‘Things are changing and it’s optimistic’: a celebration of contemporary African art
Three Black artists, African and African American, explore common lineage and traditions

Dream McClinton

27, Jul, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, killing 57, as regional toll for 2021 nears 1,000
International Organization for Migration links rise in deaths to decrease in sea patrols

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

27, Jul, 2021 @12:47 PM

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‘Self-esteem was low. Look at them now’ : the scheme getting Kenya’s girls back to school
Over a thousand girls in rural Isiolo county, many of them young mothers, are catching up in the classroom. But entrenched cultural barriers remain a challenge for educators

Peter Muiruri in Isiolo County

27, Jul, 2021 @7:44 AM

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Tunisia’s president imposes month-long curfew and bans gatherings
Kais Saied tightens his hold on power with tough new restrictions after dismissing prime minister

Staff and agencies

27, Jul, 2021 @3:54 AM

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Tunisia president accused of staging coup after suspending parliament
Kais Saied invokes emergency article of constitution after violent protests against country’s biggest party

Bethan McKernan and Simon Speakman Cordall in Tunis

26, Jul, 2021 @4:33 PM

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