Tunisian President Kais Saied appoints Najla Bouden Romdhane as new prime minister

President Kais Saied named a geologist with little government experience as Tunisia’s first woman prime minister on Wednesday amid a crisis following his seizure of powers and with public finances close to breaking point. He asked Najla Bouden Romdhane, a little-known professor of geophysics who implemented World Bank projects at the education ministry, to form… Read More Tunisian President Kais Saied appoints Najla Bouden Romdhane as new prime minister

Tunisian President Kais Saied announces transitional rules, introduces new electoral law

Tunisian President Kais Saied said on Monday he had instituted transitional governing rules and would introduce a new electoral law, in a speech that came eight weeks after he seized executive power in a move his foes called a coup. Addressing supporters in Sidi Bouzid, the crucible of Tunisia’s 2011 revolution that brought democracy and… Read More Tunisian President Kais Saied announces transitional rules, introduces new electoral law