[21/02/07] News Bytes From Tunisia

A round-up of some of the interesting news coming out of Tunisia these days…

Minister of education and training has announced that all Tunisian schools will have access to ADSL and WIMAX internet connections before June 2007.

A zero emission project, which is part of a Tunisian-Japanese cooperation agreement, is currently underway at the Borj Cedria technological park South of Tunis; it aims at creating photo-voltaic fields in order to generate some 260 kilowatts of energy, that can be used in several fields such as pumping of water for irrigation purposes, the recycling of used waters after treatment, the recycling of solid waste, the setting up of solar lighting lamps, as well as the building of a prototype for producing 1.5 Kilowatt of low-temperature wind energy destined to water pumping.

The neurology department of the University Hospital of Charles-Nicolle in Tunis, has successfully tested a new breakthrough surgical treatment which is destined to stop epileptic fits among patients suffering from this neurological disorder.

Tunisian lute virtuoso, Anouar Brahem will open the third edition of

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