By John Lee.The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Security Assistant, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund (Sourcse: UN)
From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Libyan navy ordere foreign vessels to stay out of a coastal “search and rescue zone” for migrants headed for Europe, a measure it said targeted NGOs.
By John Lee. Uganda is reportedly planning to send about 1,000 medical workers to Libya. Milton Turyasiima, commissioner of employment services at the Ugandan Ministry for Labour, told Reuters, “our diplomatic people are trying to first establish the safety of the workers, the working conditions in Benghazi … If they finish that work today or […]
From 1 March to 31 March 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 24 civilian casualties – 20 deaths and 4 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 9 men killed and 3 injured, 6 women killed and 1 injured, and 3 children killed. The gender of two […]
By John Lee. The Tobruk-based Libyan National Army (LNA) launched a military offensive this morning to recapture the oil port of Ras Lanuf. The port, along with the port of Es Sider, was recently taken over by the Benghazi Defence Brigade (BDB). Libya analyst Mary Fitzgerald describes the BDB as “comprised of a number of […]
By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that Russia and Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) have agreed to set up a “Libyan Russian Business Council” to restart stalled Russian projects, including the 554-kilometre Sirte-Benghazi railway. The announcement came following a meeting in Moscow between GNA President Fayez Serraj and Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, […]
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has begun to roll out a psychosocial support programme for migrants at detention centres, with the launch of a one-day recreational event at Tripoli’s Abu Salim detention centre. “We do nothing but eat, drink and sleep, the only entertainment we have is talking to each other and that is […]
By Adam Nathan. Sir Vincent Fean (pictured on right), Chairman of the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC), has called for the creation of a dedicated Trade Envoy to Libya. Britain currently has Sir Jeffrey Donaldson as UK Trade Envoy to Egypt and Dr Andrew Murrison as UK Trade Envoy to Morocco and Tunisia, but no […]