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Tunisia

Kaïs Saïed

Date of Birth: 22 February 1958
Place of Birth: Tunis


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Unions and oppositionists warn of a social explosion

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...

President Kaïs Saïed's response has been met with derision and disgust as supermarkets rationed key government-subsidised products...


The middle class heads north

This trend also reflects the pessimism in the country since President Kaïs Saïed's decision to govern by decree last July (AC Vol 62 No 16 Saïed lashes out)...


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President Saïed's election plan faces mass boycott challenge

Having won a referendum albeit on a low turnout of 30% for his constitutional reform proposals President Kaïs Saïed is now planning to consolidate his grip on power in legislative elections due on 17 December...

But demonstrations have not gained enough momentum or size to threaten the President (Dispatches 1/2/22 Islamist chief warns of social explosion after Kaïs Saïed's 'coup')...

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A league of quarrelling neighbours

Last month Morocco recalled its ambassador from Tunisia after President Kaïs Saïed invited Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic president Brahim Ghali to an Africa-Japan summit (Dispatches 30/8/22 Tokyo promises $30bn to Africa a week after Beijing's debt relief offer)...

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