Airport car rental startup Travelcar raises $15.8m to expand to the US

Founded by Ahmed Mhiri, a Tunisian based in France, TravelCar just finalized a fundraising of €15 French auto maker PSA Group and French insurance group MAIF, to launch in the US market on... Read more »

Tunisia’s Team Night Watch Wins $10,000 from Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2016

Team Night’s Watch of Tunisia, which designed and built a smart prosthetic for individuals who have lost a limb came Second Place at the Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2016 world championship under the World... Read more »

TrashCash beats six other startups to win AMPION Venture Bus Tunisia

TrashCash beat six other startups to emerge the winner of the Ampion Venture Bus Tunisia 2014 after the Grand Final at Tunisias most prestigious university ESPRIT.  TrashCash was followedby ExTails and Citizen+.... Read more »

Kenya has a greater e-Governance participation rate than Sweden

The United Nations E-Government Development Index (EGDI) quantifies the level of ICT usage (on a scale of 0 to 1) by governments in 193 countries when  providing public services. Led by Tunisia,... Read more »

Africa’s consumer market will reach $1.4 trillion by 2020, surpassing India and China

The African consumer market  has grown by $568 billion between 2000 and 2010 and is expected to grow a further $410 billion to hit the $1.4 trillion mark by 2020. These consumption... Read more »

Tunisian Government Sells 15% Of Its Stake In Tunisiana To Qatar’s Qtel

The Tunisian Government has sold a 15 percent stake  in Tunisiana Telecom to Qatar Telecom for  US$360 million reducing its stake to just 10 percent as the firm moves towards an IPO... Read more »