January 2021

Over 1,700 killed in road accidents last year

January 25, 2021 - 11:30
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Around 1,761 people were killed due to traffic accidents last year, according to a statistic published by the Ministry of Interior on Sunday.

The statistics released by the ministry were based on information gathered from security directorates across Libya from January to November of 2020.

The directorates recorded 4,131 traffic accidents during the aforementioned period resulting in 3,275 injuries; of these, 1,743 were seriously wounded.

Electricity workers in Sabha on strike

January 25, 2021 - 11:07
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Electricity workers in Sabha in all departments, including maintenance teams, went on strike on Sunday, as the company failed to pay their salaries for more than two years, while officials ignored their demands, according to their statement.

The employees stated their demands in a protest organized by the Libyan Electricity Workers Union in Sabha.

"We are compelled to stop working in all departments and we will take further steps gradually," the strikers warned.

Libya's NOC Chairman expects drop in oil exports in January

January 24, 2021 - 22:06
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah, warned Saturday that January exports would decrease due to the reduction of Waha Oil Company's production by 200,000 barrels per day until the completion of the maintenance works.

Sanallah indicated that maintenance teams were seeking to reduce the expected duration to the minimum limits, all due to the lack of budgets related to the maintenance of the NOC's assets, which reflected negatively on the revenues of January.