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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 […]

Ensuring access to Clean Water in Sabha

Libya: Ensuring access to clean water to promote health for communities in Sabha To overcome the burdens on community members, to mitigate the adverse health and environmental impacts and to contribute to the improved quality of life, the EU together with its partner IOM has supplied the General Water and Waste Water Company (GWWC) in […]

EU provides Teachers with Laptops and Training

By John Lee. During week three of the professional development programme for teachers from African community schools in the Libyan city of Sabha, funded by the European Union, the teachers received laptops and computer training. “I enjoy having a dedicated laptop to work on. I did not know about the functions and programs on the […]

$20m Fund to Support Communities near Oilfields

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and a group of international partners made up of Repsol, OMV, Total, and Equinor, known as the ’Repsol Consortium’, have signed a 20-million USD agreement to support a series of sustainable development projects essential for residents adjacent to sites operated by NOC subsidiary Akakus. The 20-million USD […]

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 […]

Rehabilitation of Student Dormitory at Sebha University

In a ceremony that took place at Sebha University, the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) handed over to the Municipality of Sebha the male student dormitory after finalizing its rehabilitation. The University is the largest in Southern Libya. In 2017, it hosted 25,000 students from 14 municipalities. Years of conflict in Sebha left facilities at […]

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 […]