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Safa Othmani

Safa Othmani
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Safa Othmani is a Tunisian academic and university teacher. She is a specialist of postcolonial literature and currently working on her PhD thesis on Arab-American literature. A graduate of the faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sousse, in Tunisia, Safa got her B.A. in English Language, Literature, and Civilization with an honor. She also earned a Masters Degree in English Literature. She was ranked first both in her B.A. and M.A. studies. In January 2014, she was honored by the University of Sousse for defending her M.A thesis, entitled Self Fashioning in Edward Said’s Out of Place: The Dialectic of Self-Affirmation and Self-Negation. Safa received the best score ever recorded throughout the history of the English Department for her performance on that day. She took part in the organization of several conferences on the East/West encounters and cross-cultural dialogue. She is also working as a professional translator and writer with human rights organizations and news sites in Tunisia and overseas. She earned a certification in media campaigning strategies. Safa was also selected as a language guide for new graduates at the Language Village of Tunisia. She is currently working on her Ph.D thesis on Arab American Literature. Born and raised in Sousse—a city situated in central Tunisia—Safa hopes to speak up for her country and the Maghreb. As a young Muslim scholar, Safa believes the word speaks louder than the sword.

King Mohammed VI ’s Visit to Rwanda Heralds African Resurgence: FM

Rabat - King Mohammed VI’s visit to Rwanda heralds a new dawn in the history of African Renaissance, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation...

Moroccan Cuisine, the World’s Most Unrivaled Delicacy 

Rabat - As one strolls down the streets of Casablanca, the smells of traditional couscous and tagine dishes intertwined with Morocco’s exquisite landscapes give...

Rwandan Press Lauds King Mohammed VI’s East Africa Tour

Rabat - As one sifts through Rwandan news outlets, captions extolling the visit of King Mohammed VI to the country emerge on the front pages...

Moroccan-Danish Forum Demands Explanations Over Polisario’s Presence in Egypt

Rabat - The Moroccan Danish Forum called on the Egyptian coup President Abdelfattah El Sissi to account for a visit to the country by...

Morocco among World’s 50 Least Food-Insecure Countries

Rabat - A 2016 Global Food Policy Report   by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) classified Morocco as one of the world’s most...

Egypt Denies Extending Invitation to Polisario Delegation

Rabat- Egypt has denied that it extended any invitation to delegates of the self-proclaimed Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), hours after the latter appeared as...

Colombian Gloria Sloop Docks at Casablanca Harbor

Rabat - Colombian ARC Gloria Ship docked at the seaport of Morocco’s central-western city of Casablanca, in the second such stopover in the Kingdom. Representatives...

Al Jazeera Newscaster Slams Egypt for Welcoming Polisario Delegation

Rabat - Morocco’s prominent al-Jazeera news speaker Abdel Samad Nasser leveled heavy criticism at Egypt’s coup President Abdelfattah El Sissi for hosting a delegation...

Morocco’s GDP to Reach 3.5% Increase by 2018: World Bank 

Rabat - At a time when poor rain-fed harvests have weighed on economic growth in Morocco during 2016, the Kingdom’s economy is expected to...

13 Women Sworn in as Morocco’s Ambassadors

Rabat - Thirteen women ambassadors were sworn in by King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Thursday to transmit Moroccans’ voice to the world. The swearing-in...

Tunisian Woman Gang-Raped in Morocco

Rabat - A female Tunisian national was subjected to gang-rape and robbery by unidentified muggers in Morocco, Tunisian news outlets reported Thursday. The woman has...

Morocco to Join Gas Producers Club by 2019

Rabat - As Sound Energy Company has completed the drilling of a Tendrara Gas onshore to a 3,459-meter depth, Interfax Global Energy agency said...

Morocco’s Unemployment Rate to Exceed 10% in 2017, Warns IMF

Rabat - The International Monetary Fund (IMF), headquartered in Washington, D.C., has raised alarm bells over the swift upsurge in Morocco’s unemployment rate, at...

The Burden is So Heavy on My Father’s Shoulders: Benkirane’s Son

Rabat - The son of the incumbent Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelileh Benkirane said Tuesday he feels sorry for his father for standing in the cutting...

PJD Says National Interest is its ‘Top Priority’

Tunis - The General Secretariat of the Moroccan Justice and Development Party (PJD) held a meeting on Monday, led by incumbent Premier, Abdelilah Benkirane. The...

Morocco’s Elections Debunk Myth of Marginalization of Sahrawis

Tunis - One of the most fallacious misconceptions subsisting in the human mind all the way through the course of history has been a...

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