Countries across the MENA region are facing severe water shortages yet have done little to ameliorate a shared problem. Will the Covid-19 pandemic teach them that working cooperatively is the only way to resolve a looming crisis?
The Maghreb countries face a looming crisis in dealing with the impact of climate change on water supply.
Economies in the MENA region were slowing even before coronavirus hit.
Summary: Both Algeria and Tunisia have cause for concern as the war in Libya, fuelled and supported by outside players, continues with no end in sight.
Summary: As Tunisia’s economy continues to struggle, the failure to form a new government threatens the country’s fragile democracy.
2019 has seen the biggest protests in the MENA region since 2011 together with ongoing wars, escalating tensions and economic and political insecurity.
Kais Saied president of Tunisia by a landslide – rejection of the ruling elite.
Tunisia – presidential election next week a run-off between one candidate who can’t campaign and another who doesn’t. Parliamentary election no clear winner. Economy in poor shape.
Tunisia – surprise result of first round of presidential election – Robocop Kais Saied takes the lead.