The GNA and LNA the two main sides of the Libyan civil war have declared a cease fire.
Turkey backs the Tripoli-based, UN recognised, GNA headed by Fayez al-Serraj, while Russian, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan support the Eastern based LNA.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Libyan peace talks will be held in Berlin, adding that Libya’s warring parties would need to play a major role to help find a solution.
Run Me My Money!
Zimbabwe’s public sector workers on Friday rejected
a government offer to nearly double salaries for the lowest paid employees because it was not enough to cushion them against soaring prices.
“The top public workers’ union Apex Council said the government had offered to increase the salary for the lowest paid employee to 2,033 Zimbabwe dollars ($123.68) from 1,033 Zimbabwe dollars a month. There would also be a one-off allowance of 750 Zimbabwe dollars.”
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