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Tunisian Company Joins LBBC

By John Lee. Tunisian-based NAME Logistics has joined the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC). Their representatives in EU, MENA region and Egypt arrange multimodal transport to Benghazi and Tripoli. They are currently moving all air cargo requirements UK/EU to Libya via AMM (Jordan) and CAI (Egypt) to Libya by air. Transit delivery time from departure […]

Libyan Entrepreneur delivers Supplies during Lockdown

By John Lee. A Libyan entrepreneur's online platform delivers supplies during the COVID-19 lockdown and the ongoing conflict Like many other countries in the world, Libya imposed emergency lockdown measures, enforcing closure of all public spaces and a curfew in an attempt to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The lockdown ordered the […]

China's Balancing Act in Libya

By Frederic Wehrey and Sandy Alkoutami, for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Among the bevy of great and middle powers involved in Libya, China is often neglected. It is not pouring in mercenaries or conducting […]

Using Tech in Improve Waste Management in Libya

By Osama Mansour, Head of Exploration at UNDP's Accelerator Lab in Libya. Is technological innovation the key to improve Solid Waste Management? An ingredient that the Accelerator Lab in Libya is testing. Charles Kettering once said: "A problem well stated is half solved." The Accelerator Lab in Libya has dig deep to understand the complex […]

Entrepreneurs launch Online Education during the COVID-19

Young entrepreneurs in Libya provide educational online solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic Millions of schoolchildren worldwide are learning at home these days, and educators are striving to ensure that learning continues. Like in most of the countries in the Arab world, in Libya, the Government shut down schools to combat COVID-19, while teachers, parents, and […]

Video: Libya's Entrepreneurs find Opportunities amid Fighting

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Nearly a year of fighting near Libya's capital has taken a heavy toll on the economy. Many businesses have closed and young people have sought work abroad. But some entrepreneurs say they are determined […]

Libyan Mining "may become More Important than Oil"

By John Lee. The Economy Minister of Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), has said that mining may eventually become a more significant economic activity than oil production. S&P Global Platts quotes Ali Al-Issawi as telling the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) in London: "Libya has gold, magnesium and iron ore ....... (mining) could […]