Tag: Tetovo
Macedonia 20.01.24 | 18:09

One of the brothers shot in the Tetovo hospital has died

One of the brothers who were shot last week in the Tetovo hospital has died. The 41 year old man from the village of Gajre was shot during an argument that included four attackers, who belonged to a rival family. Tetovo court shocked the public when it released two of the attackers after only two days...

Macedonia 30.12.23 | 14:20

Tetovo judge “corrected” his university grades

Calls for an investigation in the State University of Tetovo are growing after it was revealed that Tetovo Judge Elvedin Ferati was fixing his own grades using a magic marker. Ferati needed an average of 8 to enroll in the Academy of Judges and Prosecutors, but only had a 7.88, even in the notoriously...

Macedonia 25.11.23 | 17:55

Ethnic Macedonian students in Neprosteno attend school in shipping containers

Ethnic Macedonian pupils from the village of Neprosteno and the surrounding villages near Tetovo continue to attend classes in improvised classrooms made of shipping containers. This was a temporary solution that was devised in 2001, during the civil war, when Macedonian pupils faced attacks from the...

Macedonia 15.09.23 | 19:28

Family members demand resignations and a serious investigation into the Tetovo hospital disaster

Famliies of the patients killed in the devastating hospital fire in Tetovo in 2021 protested in front of the office of state prosecutors in Skopje today. Pictures of the 14 victims were shown at the protest and the family members demanded the removal of state prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski, for the way...

Macedonia 14.09.23 | 17:41

Albanian opposition parties move to revoke prosecutor Joveski over the Tetovo hospital fire investigation

Albanian opposition parties Alternative, BESA and the Democratic Movement submitted a request to revoke chief state prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski. The controversial and higly partisan choice is charged with botching the investigation into the devastating 2021 fire in the Tetovo Covid ward that killed 14...

Culture 10.09.23 | 21:43

Tetovo library ordered to leave its current space, to make room for a “Europe House”

The city of Tetovo ordered the “Koco Racin” library to vacate its space and to move to the Musical Arts Faculty. The plan of the city is to give the current space used by the library to the EU mission in Macedonia, which wants to open a “Europe House” office. Library director...

Macedonia 10.09.23 | 21:15

Illegal loggers arrested near Tetovo

Tetovo police arrested two men from the village of Larce as they were transporting illegally chopped firewood. The man were caught with the wood and the axes and chainsaws. They face criminal charges.

Economy 07.09.23 | 14:09

The mechanization for the construction of Corridor 8 is on its way to the country, the works will start September 12

The first Vice-PM Artan Grubi announced from Tetovo on Thursday that the mechanization which will be used on constructin of the Highway Corridor 8 is on its way to Macedonia. At the beginning of June, the government already marked the start of the works, but only on geomechanical studies. “On the...

Macedonia 01.09.23 | 19:31

Interior Minister announces there will soon be an arrest after the map of Greater Albania was waved in Tetovo

Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski said that he expects an arrest to be made in the coming days, after Kosovan Prime Minister Albin Kurti was welcomed with maps representing Greater Albania during his visit to Tetovo. The Interior Ministry is focuing on one man who was photographed with the map that...

Macedonia 25.08.23 | 20:35

Greater Albania maps again flown at a political event in Tetovo

Citizens of Tetovo again waved maps of Greater Albania, during an event involving Mayor Bilal Kasami. The move is in apparent protest against the misdemeanor charges filed against Kasami, over the welcoming ceremony for Kosovan Prime Minister Albin Kurti. The ceremony did not include Macedonian state...

Macedonia 23.08.23 | 19:02

Tetovo: Journalists threatened while recording a burning dump site

A crew from Koha TV was stopped from recording at а dump site in Brvenica, near Tetovo, where fire is causing serious pollution affecting the city. Over the past several days citizens of Tetovo complained about the awful smell of burning plastic. But when a TV crew tried to record the fire, they were...

Macedonia 22.08.23 | 11:11

This is how the Tetovo electric vehicles factory looks one year after the Government’s announcement – an empty meadow

At the location in Tetovo where the Government made a bombastic announcement of a factory for electrical vehicles in August 2022, there is an empty field and a hole with several rebars protruding in the empty air – a leftover from the official celebration. Almost the entire Government, led by PM...

Economy 22.08.23 | 09:12

A year later, no sign of the e-car factory in Tetovo

The site of the much hyped factory for production of electric vehicles near Tetovo today remain empty, with just one hole meant to be used for a concrete post reminding people of the grand announcements. Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski and all the Government officials from DUI attended the opening...

Macedonia 21.08.23 | 20:22

Healthcare Minister Mexhiti says he will resign if BRAKO is paid for the shoddy hospital wards

Healthcare Minister Fatmir Mexhiti threatened to resign if the BRAKO company receives money for the three improvised hospital wards that it built and hasn’t been paid for yet. The wards are part of the large procurement that the politically linked company got under Zoran Zaev and Venko Filipce...

Macedonia 21.08.23 | 12:48

MoI Spasovski regarding the flag featuring Great Albania: There were foreign citizens at the gathering, too

The Ministry of Interior is receiving information on the person that waved a flag featuring Great Albania at the gathering marking Kosovan PM Albin Kurti’s visit to Tetovo, MoI Oliver Szpasovsi claims. He pointed but that there were foreign citizens at the gathering. The Minister also claims that...

Macedonia 16.08.23 | 19:25

Tetovo Mayor Kasami calls the Government to punish those responsible for the hospital disaster

Tetovo Mayor Bilal Kasami called on the Governnment to seriously address the issue of the botched investigation into the 2021 hospital disaster, when fire in an improvised Covid ward in Tetovo killed 14 patients and family members. Protests were held in the city today after an investigative report showed...

Sport 16.08.23 | 17:58

Ethnic Macedonian teams not allowed to use the Tetovo stadium

Teteks and Ljuboten, the two football clubs from Tetovo mainly supported by ethnic Macedonians, say that they are not allowed to use the city stadium, which is now reserved for the Albanian team Shkendija. Teteks, Ljuboten and the female Ljuboten team are not allowed to train in the stadium, or play...

Macedonia 16.08.23 | 14:52

Four tragedies in five years, 97  victims, and zero days of prison – protests in Tetovo

We gathered here in front of the Tetovo District Court to express our rage because of the manipulations and distortion of the judicial process concerning the September 8, 2021, tragedy when 14 co-citizens burned alive, the protesters stated on Wednesday. They added that in five years the country faced...

Macedonia 16.08.23 | 12:10

US Ambassador to Serbia declined to comment on Kurti’s visit to Tetovo

The US Ambassador to Serbia, Christopher Hill, declined to comment on Kosovan PM Albin Kurti’s visit to Tetovo and Skopje last week. Hill pointed out that Belgarde and Prishtina must solve all open issues through the Bruxelles Dialogue, although the event he was asked for took place in Macedonia. “I...

Macedonia 14.08.23 | 20:03

State prosecutors deny allegations that they deliberately sabotaged their investigation in the Tetovo hospital disaster

The office of state prosecutors (OJO) issued a statement responding to the investigative TV report about the devastating 2021 fire in the Tetovo Covid hospital that killed 14 patients and their relatives. The IRL media outlet published a report that heaped scorn on the Healthcare Ministry and the politically...

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