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Foreign Firms in process of Renewing Libya Licences

By John Lee. A number of foreign firms have reportedly started work on renewing their licences to operate in Libya. According to Reuters, the Economy Ministry suspended 40 foreign firms in May on the grounds that their licenses had expired, before granting a grace period of three months to seek new ones. Tripoli-based economy minister […]

US Embassy Provides “Internet for All”

The US Embassy in Tripoli has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft, H2O, and the US-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) to launch the “Internet for all-Libya” project. This project will install hotspots in public places and schools around Libya and provide training so more Libyans can benefit from access to the Internet. This event coincided […]

Weekend for Enterpreneurs in Tripoli

A Startup Weekend will be held for the first time in Libya, at the Corinthia hotel in Tripoli from Friday 21st December to Sunday 23rd. Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, […]