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Huge numbers of West Africans hope to make a living abroad but find barriers in neighbouring countries and the rich West

The loss of more than 200 lives on 30 March, when a ship carrying African migrants to Europe sank off the coast of Libya, prompted calls for rich countries to ease their strictures...

Libya and its African brothers

The row in Africa over migration weakens progress towards the African Union's aims of the free movement of people, goods and services across the continent, says Albert Ouédraogo, C...

The Gadaffi business

The Gadaffis expect to enjoy another generation in power; this is not universally popular

Libya’s Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi who, in 40 years of power, has traded his status as scourge of the United States and self-appointed leader of the Arab resistance for a new-found...

Identifying the problems

France’s Total and Spain’s Repsol YPF oil companies are under pressure to divulge who received more than US$6 million in consultant fees paid to suspected politically connected int...

The Colonel's shopping spree

Libyan investment in Kenya has grown over the past three years from almost nothing to an estimated tens of billions of Kenya shillings. The Libyans are now on a shopping spree, wit...

Three is a crowd

Efforts by Kenya to push a compromise over a refineries contract between companies from Libya and India over oil are proving messy

Kenya finally has succeeded in bringing together rival suitors for an oil refinery rehabilitation contract - but failed to secure an agreement. The acting Finance Minister, John Mi...

Security seats

The election of Libya to a seat on the United Nations Security Council on 16 October offers an opportunity for Mohamed Seif al-Islam, the son of leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi, ...

Winning ways

French and Qatari commercial interests are the clear winners from Presidential wife Cécilia Sarkozy's success in persuading Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi to release five...

Hannibal's campaign

Moammar el Gadaffi is working hard to build a new oil-friendly image. His son, named Hannibal after the North African general who so nearly conquered the Roman empire, is doing the...

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