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Libya

Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi

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


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Solid foundations

Chinese traders in Tripoli are watching closely to see how the Western-led attacks on Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime will affect business in the short term...


Top in trade and investment

In December Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi said that Africa needs a million-man army to ‘confront NATO [the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation] and China’...


Sowing seeds

After catching the spy investigating the family of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi Libya’s ties to North Korea and secret arms deals the Tripoli government expelled the South Korean in June and arrested two others who were then accused of Christian proselytising in a Muslim country...


Oil, money and infighting

Endemic corruption at the top Inquisitive African and European diplomats attending this week’s summit may be surprised by the lack of progress in Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s latest housing and infrastructure initiatives in Tripoli despite the billions of dollars of oil revenues allocated...

Moammar el Gadaffi famously took his government to task on corruption in 2008 when he proposed the abolition of all the ministries and the direct allocation of oil revenue to the people but he was thwarted by the government administration...


Gadaffi's Jacob and Esau

Its founding father Moammar el Gadaffi may be losing his hold over some of the imperial outposts but he remains the dominant political force blocking substantive reform...


Paternal censorship

Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi has ordered the release of 20 journalists employed by his son Seif el Islam el Gadaffi’s publishing company Al Ghad Media Services who were arrested at the beginning of November on the orders of Prime Minister El Baghdadi el Mahmoudi...


Approaching the summit

The EU had hoped that Sudan’s detested President Omer el Beshir wouldn’t be among them but he had been invited back in July by Mohamed Sayyala Special Envoy of the Libyan Guide Moammar el Gadaffi...


Buttering up Zuma

This could be awkward due to the yearly 5 billion euros demanded by Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi the Libyan leader for clamping down on illegal immigration through his country which he did not get...


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