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Sudan Closes Borders with Libya

By John Lee. Sudan’s Sovereign Council has ordered the closure of the country’s borders with Libya and the Central African Republic. Reuters says the order cited “unspecified security and economic ‘dangers‘”, while Anadolu Agency said it was to “prevent the smuggling of strategic goods“. Sudan is suffering from the scarcity of goods, high exchange rates […]

Libya Rises (Slightly!) in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has improved its position in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 133rd place out of the 149 countries measured, up from 136th last year. The index ranks countries according to its nine pillars of prosperity: Economic Quality, Business Environment, Governance, Personal Freedom, Social Capital, Safety and Security, Education, Health […]

Libya Stagnant in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has made no improvement in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 136th place out of the 149 countries measured. The index ranks countries according to its nine pillars of prosperity: Economic Quality, Business Environment, Governance, Personal Freedom, Social Capital, Safety and Security, Education, Health and Natural Environment. Despite Libya’s […]