Investing in African Energy—Weighing Risks and Rewards

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000

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Foreign energy companies are investing in Africa as that continent builds out its power generation infrastructure. But there are risks to those investments, as some governments—Angola, Tanzania, and Libya

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UN: Car bomb kills 3 UN staff outside mall in Libya

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 22:45:19 +0000

UN: Car bomb kills 3 UN staff outside mall in Libya

BENGHZI, Libya – A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general said. The attack came even as the country’s warring sides said they accepted a cease-fire proposed by the U.N. aimed at halting combat in the capital Tripoli during an upcoming Muslim holiday.

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UN attacks ‘ghastly’ conditions in Libya migrant detention centers

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 12:16:38 +0000

The UN attacked Friday horrific conditions in migrant detention centers in Libya, with dozens dying from tuberculosis while many others appear to have disappeared.

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No ransom paid for release of Filipino, Korean engineers–Locsin

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 09:46:24 +0000

NO ransom was paid for the release of three Filipino and Korean engineers kidnapped in July 2018 in Libya, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr said on Sunday. “No money…READ

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Filipino nurses flee Tripoli hospitals amid bombardment

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 23:00:20 +0000

Filipino nurses have fled hospitals in Tripoli amid escalating fighting between rival militias for control of the Libyan capital. Elmer Cato, charge d’affaires at the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, informed Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. by Twitter on Thursday that embassy officials tried to extricate several nurses but were  unable to reach them due to […]

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Battles intensify around Libya capital as thousands displaced

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 01:10:12 +0000

Battles intensify around Libya capital as thousands displaced

Forces answering to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar battled units that back Tripoli’s unity government on the edge of the capital Friday.

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