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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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The Colonel’s Roman holiday

Libyan President Moammar el Gadaffi flew into Rome on 29 August for the second anniversary of his ‘friendship treaty’ with Italy accompanied by 30 berber horses and a speech aimed at converting young Italian women to Islam...

Oily alliances

The discovery – from satellite photographs published by London-based Global Witness – that the secretive consortium has started seismic work in the far north-west of Darfur raises doubts about the personal neutrality of two key players in the episodic peace talks: Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi whose family has a strong commercial interest in the Libyan state oil company and the Chairman of the African Union Jean Ping Gabon’s former Foreign Minister and a close associate of the Gabonese investor...

Votes and the mining houses

Kouyaté and Condé now struggle for control of some mainly Mandingo villages in Upper Guinea and Kouyaté who is Mandingo leads the brand-new Parti de l’Espoir pour le Développement National whose main asset is the backing of Libya’s Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi...

Opposing Issayas

Issayas has made overtures to African states including Nigeria and South Africa and visited Egyptian President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak as well as his close ally Libya’s Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi and he finally allowed a UN mission into Eritrea...

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Tarnished triumph

Like Libya’s Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi who quickly expressed solidarity with Faure Compaoré plays in the diamonds-and-arms trade with the Gnassingbés...

No one writes to the Colonel

The reign of Libya’s Moammar el Gadaffi as Chairman of the African Union has ended in a petulant whimper rather than in a big bang for African unity as the Colonel had promised...

The year ahead

The monument’s inauguration has also been delayed by refusals to attend from Barack Obama Nicolas Sarkozy Moammar el Gadaffi and Nelson Mandela...

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