Project to support access to Primary Health Services

UK Government and WHO in partnership with the Libyan Ministry of Health launch project to support access to primary health care services in Libya Primary Health Care (PHC) is the pillar of health systems, By providing access to quality preventive and curative care, strong PHC plays a critical role in preventing epidemics; improving women’s and […]

Positive Peace Workshops for Libyan Youth

Government of Italy, the Institute of Economics and Peace and UNICEF hold Positive Peace workshops for Libyan Youth Starting on Monday 19th, over the next four weeks, 180 Libyan youth will participate in workshops for promoting Positive Peace, organised by UNICEF and the Institute of Economics and Peace through funding from the Government of Italy. […]

Recommendations to address Missing Persons file in Libya

Experts, authorities and families agree on a set of recommendations to address missing persons file in Libya The file of missing persons is one of the most pressing issues in post-revolution Libya and a major challenge for the success of the national reconciliation in the country. Towards this end, the United Nations Support Mission in […]

Eni to Cut Libyan Oil Production

By John Lee. The CEO of the Italy’s Eni has reportedly said that the company is planning to reduce oil production in Libya. Outlining the company’s strategy for 2018-2021, Claudio Descalzi (pictured) said production would fall from 320,000 bpd to 200,000 bpd. But he added that while it was not possible to initiate new projects […]

Fund Mgr Fighting to Keep $16m in Libyan Bonuses

By John Lee. Bloomberg reports that a London banker is in a legal fight with the firm he founded, accused of taking more than $16 million in “secret commissions” relating to the management of the Libyan Africa Investment Portfolio (LAIP). FM Capital Partners (FMCP) alleges that Frederic Marino and former Julius Baer banker Yoshiki Ohmura […]

Sarkozy held over Libyan Funding Inquiry

By John Lee. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (pictured) has been held in custody on Tuesday and questioned about whether late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi helped finance his 2007 election campaign. According to Reuters, Sarkozy has dismissed the Libya allegations as “grotesque” and a “crude manipulation”. France opened an inquiry into the Libya case in 2013, […]

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi “to run for Libya President”

By John Lee. Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, is reported to be planning to run for President in the next Libyan elections, according to a spokesperson for the Libyan Popular Front party. Gaddafi, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), was sentenced to death in absentia by a court in Tripoli in […]

New Italian Govt brings Uncertainty for Libya

By Justin Salhani for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Italy went to the polls March 4 and overwhelmingly voted for populist parties. While a government has yet to be formed, Italian-Libyan relations could be set for some real changes. Italy has […]