Libya

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Spoon Feeding and Libyan Higher Education

Spoon Feeding and Libyan Higher Education

Higher Education is considered to be a stage of intellectual growth, independence, and self development. At this stage students should take charge of their education, develop their knowledge and understanding, and challenge their perceptions to fulfill their goals. However, higher students in Libya are being spoon fed to pass exams instead of encouraged to seek knowledge. Spoon-feeding is the situation…
Earthquake hits Libya

Earthquake hits Libya

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on Richter scale hit Libya's west coast at 6:43 am, May 11th. The quake's center point was Sabratah and the sea facing Zwarah, people felt the shake as many of them quickly reached to social media sites asking about the reason of it.  
Cultivating the Garden

Cultivating the Garden

The majority of Libyans united in opposition to the injustices committed and I believe that if we continue to maintain that noble opposition towards evil we may perchance discern a new Libya in the near future. We cannot expect everything to be done for us.
Wings of Freedom

Wings of Freedom

The Libyan airlines and Libyan pilots are a success story that seldom if ever gets the recognition and praise that it should.
Road Rage & Aggressive Drivers

Road Rage & Aggressive Drivers

Here are a few tips on how to deal with aggressive drivers, plus helpful hints to reduce your own stress while driving. Protect yourself. If you are dealing with an aggressive driver, make sure your doors are locked. If you're stopped in traffic, leave enough room to pull out from behind the car you're following. If an aggressive driver confronts…
Meet My New Friend, Nature.

Meet My New Friend, Nature.

What do you think of when you hear the word Nature? Do you think of plants? Or do you think of clouds? To be precise, Nature is the phenomena of the physical world collectively, including plants, animals, and the landscape. Nowadays, it’s very sad to say that the world has been neglecting nature, despite it being one of the most…
The Concrete Fungi Plague

The Concrete Fungi Plague

Traveling through Libya is probably one of the most dull, boring and uninspired architectural experiences in your life. As far as human contribution to a wonderful landscape there is nothing worth remembering. It is an abysmal landscape; nothing here, I mean tumbleweed across your horizon, sand in your eyes nothingness. You can see Greek, Roman and a bit of Ottoman…
YOU & MEDIA

YOU & MEDIA

Issraa Murabit is a 20 year old Libyan medical student and activist for women’s rights, youth, and transparency in media. She is the Vice President and Creative Director of the Libyan NGO The Voice of Libyan Women. She is also a radio presenter on current affairs in Libya and aims to highlight women’s participation in politics and the economy through…
Volunteer Work in the Libyan society

Volunteer Work in the Libyan society

Prior to 17th Feb revolution, volunteering in Libya was a foreign concept which attracted only a defined number of individuals. When the revolution broke out, it required every able person's contribution to operate in full force and produce the ultimate result of victory. Volunteering evolved into an obligation that Libyan's wholeheartedly took upon. Everyone wanted to be part of a…
The Return of Books & Libraries

The Return of Books & Libraries

I came across a picture of a mobile library in Libya in the sixties the other day and immediately this picture stirred within me a mixture of emotions. The first groups of emotions were of pride in Libya’s heritage and the wish to pursue reading even though Libyans were very poor then. The picture was tangible proof that the Libyan people…
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