Tunisia is still waiting for vital reforms

Inflation is an issue for Tunisia's consumers (photo: dpa)
Inflation is an issue for Tunisia's consumers (photo: dpa)

Tunisia was the scene of the first uprising in the Arab Spring, but three years on it still has an interim parliament, high unemployment – especially among young people – and foreign investment is drying up. International donors have been encouraged by the new constitution to offer loans and aid, but regulatory burdens, corruption and cronyism are still pervasive and promised reforms have yet to be confirmed.

Tunisia is still waiting for vital reforms

THREE years after the Jasmine Revolution, Tunisia has finally been able to draw up a democratic constitution, approved in January 2014 by the Constituent Assembly. Although the political situation has since calmed down, econom...

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