Video: Power Outages Short-Circuit Libya’s Economy

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Years of conflict in Libya – especially in its so-called “oil crescent” – have hurt power generation. Many areas endure total blackouts for hours, and constant electricity outages are affecting all segments of life, […]

A Place of Distinctive Despair

By Frederic Wehrey and Emad Badi. Among the conflict-scarred pockets of Libya’s fractured landscape, the central coastal city of Sirte is a place of distinctive despair. Strategically located at the western edge of the country’s petroleum-rich “oil crescent,” it sits on the fault-line of Libya’s opposing factional forces. For many in the West, however, it […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Gas Compressors, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Fire Fighting Facilities, Sirte Oil Company (SOC) (Source: National Oil Corporation) (Picture: Call for tender written on a folder, from Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock)

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Project Officer (MRRM), IOM – International Organization for Migration Protection Coordinator, IOM – International Organization for Migration Programme Engineer, IOM – International Organization for Migration Senior Resources Management Officer, IOM – International Organization for Migration Driver, UNDP Budget HACT Officer, UNICEF – United […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

Next Steps in Partnership for Resilience

EU, UNDP, Libyan Ministry of Local Governance agree on next steps of their partnership for resilience From 8 to 10 August 2018, European Union (EU), Ministry of Local Governance and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) representatives met in Tunis to review progress on the ‘Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery’ project work. The initiative, […]

UN Condemns Forced Eviction of Tawergha IDPs

The UN in Libya strongly condemns the forced eviction of displaced Tawerghan families from Tariq al-Matar Camp early this morning, leaving them homeless for a second time in seven years. “Entering an IDP camp while people are sleeping, demolishing homes and forcing people to flee, rendering them homeless, violates their dignity and their right to […]

Video: IDPs Running out of Time and Resources

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Fighting in the Libyan city of Benghazi has displaced hundreds of families who have come to rely on the government, UN and NGO support. But now that support has starting to fade and IDPs […]