Tunisia is hoping to break through barriers with its first local election since its 2011 Arab Spring revolution - a vote that could produce the first female mayor of the capital, the first Jewish official with an Islamist party and new flock of mayors with greater powers. The North African country is trying to consolidate its young democracy with Sunday's election, in which Tunisia's 5.3 million voters will choose local leadership from 2,000 lists of candidates.
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Publish date : 2018-05-05 06:14:25