Tunisian Finance Minister Says Bitcoin Ownership Should Be Decriminalized

The arrest of a local teenager has prompted the country to rethink its crypto policy.

Policy & regulation  ·  14 June 2021

Tunisia’s Central Bank Denies Reports Claiming It Issued an E-Dinar

In a sweeping rejection, the central bank quashed "unfounded" rumors that it had become the first monetary authority to issue a CBDC.

Policy & regulation  ·  12 November 2019

Tunisia’s Post Office Trials Crypto-Powered Payments App

Tunisia's post office, La Poste Tunisienne, today revealed it is testing a crypto-powered payments app for 600,000 of its customers.

Business  ·  8 October 2015

Tunisia’s Tech Ministry Seeks Blockchain Intern

Tunisia’s Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy is reportedly looking to explore both bitcoin and blockchain technology. The news follows the publication of an internship advert on various social media channels believed to be controlled by the Ministry. The role, open to engineering students, will require the successful candidate to carry out specific bitcoin […]

Markets  ·  23 July 2015