With the right announcements the markets would react positively, support the government in seeking growth, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The head of Libya's internationally recognised government has met the Algerian president during an official visit to discuss the heightened tensions in his country.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu says her department will probe allegations that late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's loot of millions made its way from Nkandla's bunker to eSwatini – if the Libyan government wants it to do so.
The head of Libya's UN-backed government, Fayez al-Sarraj, has urged the international community to find a "common vision" for the chaos-hit north African nation, ahead of crisis talks in Sicily next week.
Neglected by rival authorities in Tripoli and the country's east, Libya's southern desert has increasingly become a hideout for foreign rebel groups that stand accused of stoking growing insecurity.
Libya's UN-backed government says gunmen have stormed the headquaters of the country's national oil company in the capital Tripoli and taken hostages.
A Libyan official says militants with links to the extremist Islamic State group have killed two policemen at a checkpoint east of Libya.
Libya's state oil company says it has halted crude exports at its Zawiya terminal due to falling production after an attack in which four workers were kidnapped.
At least eight migrants, mostly children, suffocated to death trapped in a refrigerator truck carrying around 100 people in western Libya, security forces say.
A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes has "escaped" from prison, the forces of military strongman Khalifa Haftar says.
Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted 200 African migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.
Libya's UN-recognised unity government has urged five "friendly countries" to implement military deals as it seeks to repel the forces of an eastern-based strongman fighting to seize the capital.
Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of militias still vying for control of the oil-rich country.
Russia and China have refused to back a UN resolution that will allow the Security Council to slap sanctions on perpetrators of rape and sexual violence in Libya.
Government and airport officials say missiles have been fired at Libya's capital Tripoli, including the city's only functioning airport, forcing authorities to divert flights to anther airport to the south.
Rebel groups from Sudan's Darfur region are strengthening their foothold in Libya, building up their military strength in a bid to return to Sudan and fight on, according to a confidential report seen by AFP.
French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has pushed a deal paving the way for elections in Libya during a visit to the chaos-ridden country.
Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted about 160 Europe-bound African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea near its shores.
Libya says at least 8 people, mainly children, died of suffocation inside a shipping container crammed with migrants in the western coastal city of Zuwara.
The International Criminal Court revealed it has issued a second arrest warrant for a Libyan military commander accused of shooting dead 10 jihadist prisoners after a Benghazi mosque attack.
A force led by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar says it has recaptured two key oil export terminals, a week after they were attacked by a rival militia.
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