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Libya Stabilisation conference’s concluding nine-point statement reiterates 24 December election date

The Libya Stabilisation Conference’s concluding nine-point statement delivered today by Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush reiterated the need for elections to be held on the prescribed time of 24 December this year. There had been some expectations that the conference could be used as the springboard to delay the elections to …

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Libya conference seeks support, transparency ahead of elections

Libya’s fragile unity government hosts senior foreign officials on Thursday to drum up support on spiky transitional issues as the war-torn country gears up for a landmark December election.

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What Does the European Green Deal Mean for Africa?

Implications for Africa are multifaceted. Most prominently, a decline in European demand for fossil fuels alongside rising demand for cobalt, nickel, and other critical minerals for the energy transition will greatly affect global markets and, by implication, the economies of oil-dependent and mineral-rich African countries. The economy-wide effects of the …

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Climate change raises the stakes in Libya’s crisis

Libya’s close proximity to the shores of Italy and Greece and dominating position at the heart of the Mediterranean make it a valuable strategic prize for the power that can exercise influence over it. Yet Libya’s position at the heart of the Mediterranean comes with another concern, which will grow …

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Al-Koni urges EU not to return immigrants to Libya

The Deputy Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mossa Al-Koni, called on the European Union (EU) to take up its moral responsibility and not return immigrants from the Mediterranean to Libya, saying in a press conference that the EU should achieve development in the source countries because Libya is now …

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