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Shems FM

Cyrine Ben Ali, daughter of former President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, gets permission to operate a radio which was launched on September 27, 2010. The parent company Tunisia Broadcasting, with a capital of 1.5 million dinars, is headed by a board consisting of Cyrine Ben Ali, Chakib Nouira, Tahar Bayahi and Fathi Bhoury (general manager of the station). Shems FM is the country's second private radio. It offers general programs with an emphasis on sport and information.

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Tunisia Broadcasting

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Cyrine Ben Ali

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Daughter of former President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Cyrine Ben Ali married in 1996 the businessman Marouane Mabrouk, businessman and chairman of Orange Tunisia.


Lotfi Zaghdena


Adresse : 5, rue du Lac d’Annecy, 1053 Tunis Tunisie

Langue : Arabe et Français

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