Essahafa Alyawm

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.

Key facts

Audience Share

MD

Ownership Type

public

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

paid content (800 milim)

Passive Transparency

upon request, ownership data is easily available from the company/channel

3 ♥

Media Companies / Groups

SNIPE

Ownership

Company

Group / Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

1989

Founder

Tunisian state

Ceo

Belgacem Tayaa

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.

Editor-In-Chief

Hechemi Nouira

Contact

17 Rue Garibaldi, Tunis

Tel: +216 71 341 006

contact@essahafa.info.tn

www.essahafa.info.tn

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

0.9 Mio.$/2 Mio TND (2015)

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

MD

Advertising (in % of total funding)

MD

Market Share

MD

Further Information

Sources

A. Boulaaba, email, May 19, 2016

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