Tag Archives | Sebha

Libya Reopens Sebha Airport

By John Lee. Sebha [Sabha] airport (pictured) has reportedly reopened, having been closed since January 2014 due to security problems. According to Reuters, a commercial flight from Benghazi landed at the southern airport on Friday. (Source: Reuters)

Sebha receives Generators to boost Sewage Treatment

As part of the European Union (EU) funded ‘Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery ‘project, the Ministry of Local Governance (MoLG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over three 300 Kva Generators to Sebha Municipal Council. The generators will supply enough power to the main sewage lifting station and sewage treatment plant […]

IOM Resumes Humanitarian Return Flights from Sebha

Suspended for Two Years, IOM Resumes Voluntary Humanitarian Return Flights from Southern Libya The UN Migration Agency, IOM, resumed its Voluntary Humanitarian Return Programme (VHR) in Libya’s southern city of Sebha last week. VHR provides support to stranded migrants wishing to return to their home countries. In recent months, IOM has been expanding its outreach […]

EU Supports Agriculture in Libya

The European Union fund, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and IOM Libya organised a training workshop. The discussions revolved around the sustainable management of Oasis systems and integrated disease and pest management for farmers in areas affected by the green scale mealybug in Libya. The workshop was held in Tunisia and […]

New Food Delivery App coming to Tripoli, Benghazi

By John Lee. A young entrepreneur from Sabha has created an app that delivers homemade meals. According to a report from CNN, Fatima Nasser trialed Yummy successfully in her home town, and says that 300 cooks are ready to start work when the app launches this month in Benghazi and Tripoli. The app was one of […]

Libya wins Compensation Lawsuit filed by Turkish Firm

By John Lee. Libya has reportedly won an international lawsuit against Turkey’s TAV Airports Holding Company, which had been demanding compensation of 80 million euros (93 million U.S. dollars) for alleged violation of legal obligations following the suspension of construction at Sabha International Airport in southern Libya. According to Xinhua, the International Chamber of Commerce […]

Sirte Rapid City Profiling and Monitoring System

In support of the stabilization and development efforts in Libya, international partners and the United Nations agencies in Libya work together to strengthen the capacity of Libyan institutions to design, develop and implement social policies with a stronger community participation based on sound and quality evidence. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the […]