Slim Riahi, a wealthy businessman, has emerged as a surprise contender in the race for Tunisia's presidency.

The 36-year-old media tycoon, who has been compared with Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister, has seen his support grow with students and the unemployed backing his bid.

Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Tunis.

Source: Al Jazeera