|Founded||January 1, 1961|
|Key people||taieb yousfi (CEO)|
Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) (Arabic: وكالة تونس إفريقيا للأنباء) is a Tunisian press agency founded on January 1, 1961. It is a monopoly as the only source of information in Tunisia (especially about national news).
With a corps of 300 agents, including photographers, researchers and 220 journalists, and a network of correspondents covering all regions of the country, the agency reports on national news in Arabic, French, and English.
For international news, the agency uses AFP, Reuters, and the Associated Press, as well as about forty national agencies. Globally, the agency produces an average of 250 dispatches each day. The agency also has a photography department, which produces around 20 images daily, and has an archive of more than 500,000 photos dating back to the 1930s.
Néjib Ouerghi has headed the agency since May 17, 2010, replacing Mohamed Missaoui. He had previously spent his entire career at the daily La Presse de Tunisie, before becoming editor-in-chief of Le Renouveau until he joined TAP. taieb yousfi has headed the angency since january,7 2012, he was the director of the cabinet of the chief of the government
- Official site (English)