Gafsa


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Noun1.Gafsa - a city in west central Tunisia
Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
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GAFSA, (TAP) - Article 19 Wednesday launched a project on the right to access information on rural women's health protection in Tunisia's south-west," said Head of Tunis Bureau Saloua Ghazouani.
Ne a Gafsa, le 1er juillet 1924, le defunt a recu une formation classique a l'ecole coranique puis dans la section locale de [beaucoup moins que] la Zaytouna [beaucoup plus grand que] avant de rejoindre, en 1944, la celebre universite islamique de la capitale.
GAFSA GUSTO: No explanation has been provided for the sudden appearance of "Gafsa lake" in the desert of Tunisia.
Contract notice: Study into strategic "East-West" corridors linking governorates of Kasserine, Sidi Bouzid and Gafsa to governorates of Sfax and Gabes
Gafsa is economically important because of its phosphate mines, but remains among the poorest areas in Tunisia despite its natural wealth.
AFP -- Jobless Tunisian protesters have torched a police post in the impoverished central region of Gafsa, where social discontent is rife over high unemployment despite the strategic importance of its phosphate mines.
Summary: Social discontent still rife in Tunisia's impoverished central region of Gafsa over high unemployment.
General strikes took place also in Gafsa, a mining town in the south of Tunisia, and the coastal city of Gabes.
Al-Radif is located in the Gafsa governorate and it has been in general strike since last week after the regional labor union called on the city's residents to take to the streets.
At the Gafsa fertiliser complex, ICG has two TSP plants with a combined capacity of 400,000 t/y.
Gafsa Phosphate Company, one of the most important industries in Tunisia's chemical production sector, resumed production yesterday, after more than six months of disturbances halted company's operations at several factories.
Summary: Un couvre-feu nocturne a ete decrete dans le gouvernorat de Gafsa, la region miniere du centre de la Tunisie, suite a des violences qui ont debute mercredi soir apres la publication des resultats d'un concours de recrutement, a rapporte l'agence TAP jeudi.