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New Telemedicine Initiative launched in Libya

UNDP, Japan, the startup Speetar, and the Ministry of Health launch the first Telemedicine initiative in Libya A significant proportion of Libya's population do not have access to good quality healthcare, most especially those who live in rural areas. In an attempt to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus authorities have been forced to […]

Entrepreneurs from Sebha Receive Grants, Create Jobs

Six entrepreneurs from Sebha receive grants to develop their businesses and create 45 jobs As part of the United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) "Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery" (SLCRR) project funded by the European Union (EU), six entrepreneurs and small business owners based in Sebha have been awarded grants of up to US$40,000 […]

EU Supports Future Entrepreneurs Bootcamps in Libya

120 Students Successfully Completed (Future Entrepreneurs) Bootcamp from Different Cities Across Libya In cooperation with 6 CSOs from 6 different cities, 120 universities and institutes students attended a one-week training where they learned the basics of entrepreneurship, communication, and marketing skills to help them transform their ideas and start their own businesses. The students showed […]

Entrepreneurs win Re-Start-Up Marathon to Reopen Businesses

25 entrepreneurs win the Re-Start-Up Marathon to reopen their businesses in Southern Tripoli and Benghazi On Monday, 25 entrepreneurs, who participated in the Re-Start-Up marathon received grants of up to US$40,000 from a total of $656,000 (LYD 852,800) to develop their businesses. The two-day marathon was organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with […]

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon to Re-Start their Businesses

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon in Tripoli and Benghazi to restart their businesses Funded by the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya launched today a two-day marathon in Tripoli which aimed at helping entrepreneurs to rebuild their businesses and reunite their communities with an eye on gender mainstreaming, environment and […]

New Help for Businesses in Tripoli and Benghazi

Re-Start-Up is a two-day marathon where entrepreneurs, who lost their business due to the conflict, will develop innovative business ideas that can contribute to recovering the economy in their communities. The marathon will take place in Tripoli and in Benghazi, starting on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, and ending on Thursday, 22 October 2020, when a […]

EU Funds Boot Camp for Future Entrepreneurs

In Benghazi, university and technical college students participated in a boot camp for Future Entrepreneurs, organized by Expertise France and funded by the European Union. It belongs to a series of intensive training events on entrepreneurship that will be held across Libya and also offer an opportunity for a total of 120 students to discuss […]

Libyan firm Wins Prize at Virtual African Hackathon

By John Lee. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has announces that a Libyan business has won third prize at the Virtual African Hackathon. MobiCash, a digital wallet service from Masarat IT & Financial Services (MITF), was one of two Libyan companies to make the short-list in the competition, the other being CrossPath. (Source: CBK)