|84-year-old is new PM in Tunisia|
afrol News, 27 February - Retired minister Béji Caïd Essebsi has been named Tunisia's new Prime Minister in a move that might provoke further protests in the country. Interim PM Mohamed Ghannouchi stepped down earlier today.
|Tunisia PM Ghannouchi resigns|
afrol News, 27 February - Tunisia's Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi has given in to the demands of steadily growing protests and resigned. He however warned against "a conspiracy against the Tunisian revolution."
|Tunisia govt improves rights situation|
afrol News, 5 February - The interim government in post-revolutionary Tunisia finally is taking action to address the much criticised police brutality and lack of respect for basic rights. The Interior Ministry is to be totally reformed.
|Tunisia freedoms still not secured|
afrol News, 1 February - As international attention has shifted from Tunisia to Egypt, there are mounting fears that the Jasmine Revolution may not have won yet. Fresh police brutality, social discontent and continued looting cause concern.
|Tunisia revolution to set back economy|
afrol News, 28 January - The massive unrest in Tunisia is already having a strong impact on the economy and growth forecasts for this year have been downscaled. If the situation stabilises soon, a new democratic Tunisia could however see a remarkable recover.
|Little faith in Tunisian opposition|
afrol News, 18 January - A US Embassy cable from 2006 discussed the possible replacement of Tunisia's Dictator Zine El-Abedine Ben Ali. It left little faith in the opposition but in many ways foresaw PM Mohammed Ghannouchi's attempt to consolidate the ruling party's power and who will attempt to gain power.
|Who will rule Tunisia?|
afrol News, 17 January - In Tunisia, the revolution goes on and the protesters are determined to sweep the entire ancien régime out of government offices. But organised democratic opposition parties are weak and split, while the military forces may be waiting for their chance.
|Popular revolution successful in Tunisia|
afrol News, 14 January - The massive popular protests against the regime of Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali have been successful. This evening, President Ben Ali fled the country and handed over powers to Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi.
|Tunisia tourism industry badly hit by revolt|
afrol News, 14 January - While most Tunisians celebrate the victory of the people in ousting Dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the country's key tourism industry sees a large negative impact from the riots and revolution. Tourists are already being evacuated from Tunisia.
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