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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Le candidat du mouvement Tahya Tounes a la presidentielle anticipee Youssef Chahed s'est rendu, mercredi, a Gafsa pour annoncer les grandes lignes de son programme electoral.
(TAP) - Tahya Tounes movement's candidate for the early presidential election Youssef Chahed visited Gafsa on Wednesday to announce the main lines of his election platform.
Le ministere tunisien de l'Interieur a annonce, samedi dans un communique, l'elimination de deux hommes armes dans la zone montagneuse d'Orbata dans la region de Gafsa, au sud-est de la Tunisie.
The quantities of pistachios produced in the governorate of Gafsa are estimated, this season, at 1,200 tons, in reduction compared to last year when the harvest reached 1600 tons.
GAFSA GUSTO: No explanation has been provided for the sudden appearance of "Gafsa lake" in the desert of Tunisia.
Tunis: 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.
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.
General strikes took place also in Gafsa, a mining town in the south of Tunisia, and the coastal city of Gabes.
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.
Saturday, a father and his son died after being attacked by men with knives and sticks, a day after two men and a woman where shot dead in the impoverished town in the Gafsa mining basin, 350 km southwest of Tunis.
Summary: Production of the Gafsa Phosphate Company (CPG) has reached now an average of 8 million tons of commercial phosphates.