EU Sewerage Project in Shëngjin, Delays Caused by Dysfunctional Government and Negligent Contractor

EU Sewerage Project in Shëngjin, Delays Caused by Dysfunctional Government and Negligent Contractor

In September, Exit reported on the EU-financed project “Construction of the Sewerage Systems in Vlora, Ksamil, Kavaja, and Shëngjin, Albania,” dating from 2011 but only finished at the end of 2016. Based on redacted documents provided to Exit by the European Commission, it became clear that the project had suffered from massive delays, even though the documents didn’t clearly […]

Prosecution Confiscates Beach near Lezha

Prosecution Confiscates Beach near Lezha

The Prosecution of Lezha has confiscated 285 sq m on the seaside zone of Rana e Hedhun in Lezha. The area, divided into 5 parcels and registered under the names of members from the Gjini, Frroku, and Tinaj family is suspected to have been acquired illegally. The investigation of the prosecution started after the claim […]

Floods Cover Albania, Three Victims Reported

Floods Cover Albania, Three Victims Reported

Over the last 36 hours heavy thunderstorms and excessive rainfall have caused the first victims, while the entire country has been covered in floods. A 40-year-old man drowned in the Mat, which had left its river bed. Floods of the Tirana river caused another victim, also about 40 years old, near Kamza. In Këlcyra, a 50-year-old […]