Essahafa Alyawm is an Arabic daily. As La Presse de Tunisie it is published by SNIPE. It was founded on 10 January 1989 as an evening paper. On 14 March 1989 it became the daily Essahafa. In 2011, when Essahafa was in a loss-making situation, the paper underwent a crisis when the former CEO of the SNIPE, Hmida Ben Romdhane, announced to stop its publication. Following contestation, Essahafa was neither shut down nor restructured.
paid content (800 milim)
Media Companies / Groups
Affiliated Interests Ceo
In 2014 Mr. Tayaa was appointed CEO of the SNIPE by the Head of Government. He worked for the Ministry of Justice (of Human Rights and Transitional Justice), the national Office of Civil Protection and the General control of public services of the Prime Ministry. He studied at the National School of Administration (ENA) of Tunis.
Revenue (in Mill. $)
0.9 Mio.$/2 Mio TND (2015)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
A. Boulaaba, email, May 19, 2016
Essahafa, newspaper, May 4, 2016
SNIPE (2016), Questionnaire, available upon request
B.Tayaa, interview, April l 21, 2016