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Vol 63 No 22

Published 3rd November 2022


Unions and oppositionists warn of a social explosion

Widespread food and fuel shortages are driving anger on the streets as President Saïed focuses on his authoritarian political project

As police clashed with protestors in Tunis over the weekend of 15-16 October, the IMF announced that it had reached provisional agreement with President Kaïs Saïed's government for a lending programme of US$1.8 billion over four years. But no money will be released until a final accord is put to the IMF board in Washington DC in December. Other lenders are waiting for the IMF deal before they move ahead.

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