African Union calls for Peace Conference on Libya

By John Lee. The African Union (AU) has reportedly proposed an international conference on reconciliation in Libya in July, to try to resolve the conflict continuing conflict in the country. According to Al Jazeera, the AU also wants the United Nations and the Libyan government to take “all the necessary measures” for presidential and legislative elections in October […]

$43.5m needed for Life-Saving Aid in Libya in 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) and health partners are appealing for US$ 43.5 million to provide life-saving interventions for 388 000 people inside Libya affected by ongoing conflict. “Years of conflict in Libya have left behind a struggling and over-burdened health care system. Many health facilities are fully or partially closed, limiting access to health […]

Medavia to set up Libyan Airline

By John Lee. Malta’s Mediterranean Aviation Company Ltd (Medavia) is reported to be setting up a Libyan-based airline. According to Forbes, the new carrier is provisionally named Medlib, or Medavia Libya, and it expects to receive an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) in the second half of this year. […]

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 […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Cathodic protection, Zueitina Oil Company Freight Forwarding Services, Mellitah Oil & Gas Fire detection, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Construction of multi-storey car park, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Drilling, Testing and Completion, Akakus Oil Operations (Source: National Oil Corporation) (Picture: Call for […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Head of Solutions Mapping, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Head of Exploration, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Political Affairs Officer, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya Programme Management Officer, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya (Source: UN) […]

What’s next for Hafter after moving into S. Libya?

By Mustafa Fetouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. What’s next for Gen. Hifter after moving into southern Libya? I recently made the five-hour drive from Tripoli to the little town of Harawah, home to the Awlad Suleiman tribe, about 80 kilometers (50 […]