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Tunisia

Habib Bourguiba

Date of Birth: 3 August 1903
Place of Birth: Monastir, Tunisia
Died: 6 April 2000


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Nobbling Nabil

As well as the candidate's Karoui & Karoui World (KKW) group their Nessma TV boasts among its shareholders Mediaset owned by Italian ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi – the very model of a media magnate turned populist politician – and veteran film producer Tarak Ben Ammar (nephew of Tunisia's founding President Habib Bourguiba)...


One country for old men

These men's politics were moulded in the time of Founding President Habib Bourguiba...


London's security aid

The old guard is mostly still there as are many of the practices that thrived under Presidents Habib Bourguiba and Ben Ali...


Splits prolong crisis

Jebali’s circle was said to include leftist leaders and even Hedi Baccouche a key power broker since the time of Founding President Habib Bourguiba...


Wilting jasmine

They are yet to be convinced of the 79-year-old Ayari’s independence; he was a minister under the late President Habib Bourguiba...


A revolution in the revolution

In the centre of Tunis one side of the majestic Avenue Habib Bourguiba is blocked off and a fleet of tanks stands guard outside the Ministry of Interior...

His successor Essebsi benefits from his close association with the late Habib Bourguiba who was removed from influence when Ben Ali overthrew the founding President on 7 November 1987 a date now expunged from the many streets named after it...


The jasmine and khaki revolution

The first nationalist party was Ad Destour (The Constitution); founding President Habib Bourguiba’s party was the Néo-Destour...


Whiskey doubles all round

A former security officer who evicted founding President Habib Bourguiba in November 1987 Ben Ali has supported the emergence of an efficient pro-European economy but has also created a police state prone to crony capitalism...


Rumblings of dissent

A former security officer who evicted founding President Habib Bourguiba in November 1987 Ben Ali has supported the emergence of an efficient pro-European economy but has also created a police state prone to crony capitalism...


Ben Ali for a fourth

Presidential aides want Ben Ali to win another term his fourth including 1987-94 after he ousted President-for-Life Habib Bourguiba...


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