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Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi

Date of Birth: 7 June 1942
Place of Birth: Sirte
Died: 20 October 2011


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Zuma to the shores of Tripoli

President Zuma spent several hours with Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi in Tripoli in the company of fellow members of the AU delegation – and fellow past recipients of the Libyan leader’s largesse – President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville President Amadou Toumani Touré of Mali and the Chairman of the AU Commission Jean Ping of Gabon...


A family at war

The resilience of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime after ten days of aerial bombardment combined with the military weakness of the opposition groups has prompted Britain France and the United States to step up involvement in the war...


The opposition breaks cover, slowly

The most familiar faces to join the revolution include the Ambassador to the United Nations Abdel Rahman Shalgam a former Foreign Secretary and regime stalwart (AC Vol 47 No 1) and several defectors associated with the failed reform initiatives pushed by Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s son Seif el Islam el Gadaffi...


Zuma’s presidential primary

He suffered further embarrassment when Libyan television reported that he had spoken to Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi a generous contributor to his campaign against Mbeki and expressed his ‘support’...


Europe's new line on Gadaffi

The European Union’s decision to freeze the assets of the Central Bank of Libya the Libyan Investment Authority sovereign fund and other businesses could have serious consequences for Libyan investment in sub-Saharan Africa where Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi sought to build strong trade as well as political links...


Gadaffi's fight to the death

As Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi fights back hard against his opponents the prospect of his early overthrow has given way to concern about widespread instability in a deeply fractured country...


Democracy heads south

Sudanese ask why the United Nations says nothing about Khartoum’s attacks on civilians in the South and Darfur but protests against Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s attacks on his people in Libya...


Activists versus authoritarians

After calls for a ‘day of rage’ against Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime protestors went on to the streets of Benghazi Zentan and El Bayda faced by well-financed and organised counter demonstrations...


Uneasy lies the head

The State Department cables about meetings with Shukri Ghanem the head of the National Oil Corporation and Prime Minister in 2004-06 afford unique insights into oil policy Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s family and the extreme unlikelihood of reform...

Ghanem’s friend added that Moammar el Gadaffi is interested only in cosmetic reform telling the diplomats he is ‘anxious to give the appearance of a pro-reform agenda’ and had asked Ghanem to become prime minister again...

Moammar el Gadaffi is 68...


Summitry in a time of revolution

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi both targeted by Islamist insurrectionists in the past also stayed away...


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