Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi holds a news conference at the Carthage Palace in Tunis in 2018. Photo: Reuters Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi holds a news conference at the Carthage Palace in Tunis in 2018. Photo: Reuters
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi holds a news conference at the Carthage Palace in Tunis in 2018. Photo: Reuters
Africa

Political uncertainty in Tunisia as President Beji Caid Essebsi dies aged 92

  • Parliamentary speaker Mohamed Ennaceur takes the reins as interim president ahead of planned elections
  • A period of transition begins in the North African nation, hailed as a rare Arab spring success story

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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi holds a news conference at the Carthage Palace in Tunis in 2018. Photo: Reuters Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi holds a news conference at the Carthage Palace in Tunis in 2018. Photo: Reuters
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi holds a news conference at the Carthage Palace in Tunis in 2018. Photo: Reuters
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