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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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The Colonel's shopping spree

From the late 1980s presumably on United States' advice Moi had suspected Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi's motives and accused his government of funding dissidents in Kenya...


The ex-revolutionary front

There is a long if surprising alliance between two very different African leaders: the puritanical President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda and the extravagant Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi of Libya...


Message from the wazungu

Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi told the AU that Kenya's problems would have been solved faster under a pan-African government with a continental defence ministry...


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Beyond the borders

The summit duly condemned the Chadian rebels and sent as mediators three one-time coup-makers - Presidents Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso and Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi of Libya (who once sent his tanks into Chad)...


The Hillary effect

He had written an opinion piece ahead of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa calling on African leaders to form one government as proposed by Libya's Moammar el Gadaffi and criticising South Africa and Kenya for delaying its formation...


A slow road to travel

Nothing came of a peace plan signed in October under the auspices of the Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi and supposed to involve Chad Sudan and their rebel movements...


Elite and underground politics

Moammar el Gadaffi’s decision to ‘give up’ weapons of mass destruction and renounce terrorism (AC Vol 48 No 21) while cracking down on the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and less deadly local rivals by making plans for a new Tripoli embassy and by flooding the ‘Jamahiriya’ (State of the Masses) with US oilmen...


Three is a crowd

The Libyans on the other hand had seemingly bought into the refinery on the basis of preferential access following the signing of a bilateral memorandum of understanding between Presidents Kibaki and Moammar el Gaddafi in Sirte Libya in June 2007...


Pitching camp

Serious divisions emerged in French President Nicolas Sarkozy's government over his lavish hosting of Libya's Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi...


Raiding the camps

Senior officials including the AU’s Salim Ahmed Salim and the UN’s Jan Eliasson (not to mention Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi) had loudly touted this ‘last chance’ for peace threatening rebels who didn’t agree (AC Vol 48 No 21)...


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