Seven years on from the Revolution that overthrew Ben Ali, Tunisia ‘s political freedoms have vastly improved, but economic challenges remain immense.

Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began with the self-immolation of fruit seller Mohamed Bouazizi in the hardscrabble inland town of Sidi Bouzid on 17 December 2010. Snowballing protests ultimately ended the 23-year rule of strongman ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on 14 January 2011.

Seven years on, Tunisia is one of the...