Category Archives: Libya News
Insecurity, economic crisis, abuse and exploitation in Libya push refugees and migrants to Europe, new study reveals
The study examined the changing dynamics and protection challenges affecting mixed migration flows to and within Libya and the evolution of migration trends, smuggling networks and routes
Civil unrests and wars have always been a reason that drove people to seek asylum and refuge in other countries or even continents. These people tend to take dangerous routes and have to undergo perilous journeys. The infamous central Mediterranean route is chosen by a huge number of people despite its numerous perils.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is sounding the alarm today after its staff in Niger and Libya documented over the past weekend shocking testimonies of trafficking victims from several African nations, including Nigeria, Ghana and the Gambia
On 31 March 2017, the Council prolonged the sanctions against Libya targeting three persons for six months.
New GSMA Report Sees Rise in Mobile Broadband and Smartphone Adoption across Middle East and North Africa
Mobile Helping to Grow Innovative New Services, Connect the Unconnected and Create Employment Across Diverse Region
The decline in the global oil price has led to a reduced level of activity across the African continent and had an impact on countries that traditionally depend on oil & gas revenue. Despite the bleak landscape, the African continent still offers significant opportunities in the oil & gas sector. “It is an opportune time for local governments that want to attract oil & gas investors to reform their regulatory, fiscal and licensing systems,” says Chris Bredenhann, PwC Africa Oil & Gas Advisory Leader (PwC.com).
Resilient continent continues to attract investors – Angola surges ahead
As Libya’s yearlong peace talks aimed at establishing a unity government stall again, the lives of millions of people needing urgent health care linger in the balance. WHO and health partners require a total of US$ 50 million in 2016 to meet the urgent life-saving needs of nearly 2 million people.
Unusually heavy and widespread rains that fell recently in northwest Africa, the Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour Desert Locust breeding, FAO warned today, stressing that close monitoring is needed over the next six months to prevent the insects from forming destructive swarms.
La FAO avertit que les pluies torrentielles et les cyclones récents favoriseraient une recrudescence acridienne
Les pluies inhabituellement fortes et généralisées qui sont tombées récemment dans le nord-ouest de l’Afrique, la Corne de l’Afrique et au Yémen pourraient favoriser la reproduction des criquets pèlerins, avertit aujourd’hui la FAO, soulignant qu’une surveillance étroite est nécessaire au cours des six prochains mois pour empêcher les insectes de former des essaims destructeurs.
SwissLeaks money connected to Kenya is six and half times higher share of GDP than the money connected to Spain
Following 142 new hotel development constructions in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) in 2014, Ethiopia is ranked among the top 10 largest markets for international chain hotel developments. North Africa has the largest hotel development pipeline with a lion share of 41.4% while West Africa with 34.1% closely follows.
The Mediterranean sea has become a graveyard for Africa’s youth. Every day, we see images of what would appear to be a continent racked by conflict and poverty, and people risking – often losing – their lives in an attempt to flee . Yet Africa has 11 of the 20 fastest growing economies in the world. Africa has enormous resources, and almost half of the world’s uncultivated land that is suitable for growing food crops. So why are so many people desperate to leave behind a land of such opportunity?
ICC Regional Banking Commission MENA announces strategic partnership with UAE’s Global Trade Development Week
Dubai – 3 July 2015 – The ICC Banking Commission, the rule-making body for the world’s banking industry has, through its regional representatives, announced a partnership with Global Trade Development Week (GTDW). ICC RBC MENA, which is represented by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, will participate in GTDW, the leading global trade facilitation event.