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New US Ambassador to Libya is Confirmed

By John Lee. U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland assumed his duties as U.S. Ambassador to Libya on August 14, following his nomination by the U.S. President and confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The Ambassador welcomes the opportunity for dialogue with all Libyans. So far, he has appreciated the opportunity to present himself to GNA Prime Minister […]

Stream boosts Start-ups at Summer Camp

Stream has successfully boosted the first batch of ideas and start-ups participating in its summer camp In a beautiful heartwarming event, Stream summer camp, an intensive 6-week business incubation and acceleration programme, has come to an end. The participants who came from 7 different Libyan cities expressed their feelings and talked about their experience in […]

Libya joins European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Libya has joined the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as its latest shareholder with a view to becoming a country where the Bank engages with investments and support for policy reforms. The North African country became a shareholder in the EBRD today when membership formalities were successfully concluded. This follows the Bank’s Board […]

USAID Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference

USAID/Libya has convened a cross section of prominent Libyan business women, activists, and Libyan local government representatives for a Women’s Economic Empowerment conference in Tunis, Tunisia to discuss opportunities and constraints to entrepreneurship and political participation for women in Libya. The event follows the recent announcement of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-gdp) Initiative, […]

EU Funds Training for Libyan Students

Libyan universities and Chambers of Commerce from 6 Libyan cities (Benghazi, Gharyan, Misrata, Sebha,Tripoli and Zintan) signed up for offering 30 hour Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development to Libyan students and young graduates with a business idea. This initiative is financed by the Delegation of the European Union to Libya and the French […]

Atshan Gas Field to supply Obari Power Plant

The Board of Directors of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) have approved Zallaf Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company’s plans to expedite exploration at the Atshan gas field (NC210 and NC151), with a view to supplying natural gas to the Obari power plant located some 170 kilometres away. A feasibility study to further develop […]

SFL hands over Sewage Trucks in Tripoli

Stabilization Facility for Libya hands over sewage suction trucks to 5 municipalities in Tripoli This week, the municipalities of Tajoura, Soq Aljomoia, Abu Slim, Ein Zara and Janzour in Greater Tripoli received five sewage suction trucks from the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL). Together with the General Water and Sewage Company, these municipalities will use […]

Investment Resumes in Libya

As central Tripoli comes under greater threat of devastation, other parts of the country appear to be attracting investment. Misrata, once known internationally for suffering a protracted siege in 2011 by Colonel Mu’ammar Qadhafi’s regime, is once again a bustling commercial centre. While Benghazi which, in the eyes of the US since 2012 has become […]