Can Africa replace Russia as Europe’s leading energy supplier?

Until recently, Russia has supplied Europe with an average of over 150 billion cubic meters (BCM) of Natural Gas annually, a volume not easily replaced through alternative means. However, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has forced global energy suppliers to seek alternative energy sources resulting in a scramble to secure supplies […]

Libya and the African economy: successes and failures

The World Bank recently released a list of countries with the most ease of investment and business in Africa and the world. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the African continent has become a significant destination for investors and business people from Asia and America, with interests in traditional […]

A government of laws, not of men

In 1780, John Adams, a political philosopher and the second president of the United States, enshrined the idea of “a government of Laws, not of men” In the Massachusetts state constitution. His words represented his firm conviction that governments should be built and based on written laws and agreed to […]

“Nobody touches Libyan funds until there is a constitution and an elected government!” Omar Khattaly explains why UN should prevent the thawing of LIA assets abroad

By Vanessa Tomassini. While protests rage in Libya over dire economic situations and widespread corruption of state officials, on August 4, Ali Mahmoud Hassan Mohamed, chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA), following consultations with the head of Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Serraj, announced […]