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Vol 40 No 15

Published 23rd July 1999


Libya

Tripoli calling

Brother Leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's return to the African diplomatic circuit was a high point of the July Organisation of African Unity summit in Algiers. His entourage of 200, including the legendary female bodyguards, and his insistence on working in a tent pitched in the conference centre grounds provided welcome relief from the more mundane door-stepping interviews for the 500 journalists there.

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