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Libya

Population: 6.37 mn.
GDP: $51 bn.
Debt: n/a

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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...


Opening the books

It did not take long for new head of government Shukri Ghanem, a leading liberal by the standards of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya ('State of the Masses'), to signa...


Getting to know the Colonel again

One-time Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Chester Crocker and two American oil companies are urging President George W. Bush to start a cautious rapprochement with ...


The quiet pro-American

Mostly quiet on the Iraq war, Colonel Gadaffi wants his oil industry to be run by US companies

The normally loquacious Moammar el Gadaffi, erstwhile champion of Arab nationalism and bogeyman of United States President Ronald Reagan (and many others) in the 1980s, spent the w...


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