March 2019

Libya loses AFCON 2019 qualifying match to South Africa 1-2

March 24, 2019 - 21:46
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Libya lost 1-2 to South Africa on Sunday at Taieb Mahiri Stadium in Tunisia's Sfax city as part of the final round of Group 5 for qualifying to AFCON 2019, which will be hosted by Egypt this summer.

The Libyan team had to win to qualify for AFCON 2019, however; Bafana Bafana's Percy Tau managed to score the first goal at the minute 50 and shake things up.

Libya's Transportation Ministry mulls modifying flight tickets' prices

March 24, 2019 - 21:31
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Minister of Transportation of the Presidential Council Milad Matouq issued an order on Sunday to form a committee tasked with reconsidering the prices of the flight tickets of Libyan Airlines and Afriqiyah Airways.

The order says all information leading to the current prices will be revised so that they become logical and affordable.

Matouq called for taking into account the fees imposed on purchasing foreign currencies from the banks, giving two weeks of work for the committee as a deadline.

Three abducted Africans freed in Libya's capital

March 24, 2019 - 20:22
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The investigation and arrest bureau of the Central Backup Department in Tajoura, east of Tripoli, freed three Nigerien nationals after being kidnapped by two Malian nationals.

The Interior Ministry said the three abductees were kidnapped by the two Malian nationals for ransom.

It added that one of the abductees called his relatives for the ransom and his relatives contacted the investigation and arrest bureau in Tajoura for intervention.