African Union panel on Libya to meet in South Africa
The African Union committee on Libya will convene in South Africa on Wednesday (September 14th), SAPA reported. Mauritanian President and committee chairman Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, and the heads of states from the Republic of Congo, Mali, Uganda and South Africa, have been pursuing a peaceful solution to the Libya conflict. South Africa and the African Union have not yet recognised the legitimacy of Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC).
In other news, the World Bank on Tuesday officially recognised the NTC and pledged assistance to Libya in rebuilding its water, energy and transportation sectors. The bank will also work with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to assist the country's banking sector.
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