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Libya

Libya

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

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Unfinished business

Libya has considerable unfinished business to resolve with the West if it hopes to reintegrate into the global economy and avoid further retribution for past misdemeanours.


Tough nut to crack

Moammar el Gadaffi wants Silvio Berlusconi to buy him a railway or a road. Then he might just stop bending visitors' ears about Italian abuses during Benito Mussolini's regime. T...


Retirement tent

Leaders of the Gadaffi family circle and expert committees are quietly discussing plans for a constitution.


Patassé's pals

President Ange-Félix Patassé has become even more dependent on the protection of Libya and its Bangui garrison, as last month's arrest of Finance Minister Eric Sorong...


Got your number

Oil industry circles are intrigued by an emerging Libyan-connected oil trading firm registered in Zurich.


Gadaffi's prime time

Western governments reopen business with Tripoli but the Colonel hasn't changed

Rarely can Moammar el Gadaffi have felt so secure. Even thinking United States politicians now accept that an end to sanctions is inevitable, whoever wins the November presidential...


Family affairs

The family of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi is the centre of political attention. Doyenne of the Gadaffi Al-Dam branch is the Guide's wife, Safia el-Brassai, who emerged in public las...


Racist rage

Racist hysteria against blacks in Libya has dented Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's ambition to create a 'United States of Africa' (USA) next year. He proclaimed his plan to July's Org...


Look who's here!

Investment in Africa has become a feature of Saudi Arabian Prince Al Walid bin Talal's business, suggesting that the Arab world's preeminent multi-billionaire sees the continent as...


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