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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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Rail to the chief

He says African leaders should focus on problems such as Western powers’ encroachment on African space as in the toppling of Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi and the French-backed military intervention in Côte d’Ivoire after President Laurent Gbagbo refused to leave power...


Electoral victory roll

In June the Supreme Court overturned one such decision: a law making the glorification of the late Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s era a criminal offence...


    Vol 53 No 13 |
  • MALI

Tuareg splits widen

These members had launched a non-violent protest group called the Mouvement national pour l’Azawad (MNA) in 2010 before throwing in their lot with the Tuareg fighters who returned from Libya as Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime disintegrated last year...


NTC puts poll in doubt

The opposing argument is that the Brotherhood is better-known than parties which did not exist before the fall of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi which would give them an advantage in polling by list...


Gadaffi Junior's gaffe

In September 2011 Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s son Es Saadi el Gadaffi arrived in Agadez in the dead of night in a mysterious convoy of vehicles surrounded by equal mystery over his father’s whereabouts...


Condé looks East and West

Blair also advises the United States investment bank JP Morgan which in 2008-09 was trying to broker a deal between Rusal and the Libyan Investment Authority then under the control of the late Moammar el Gadaffi...


    Vol 53 No 4 |
  • MALI

Libyan arms fuel Tuareg revolt

Well-led and highly experienced the Tuareg MNLA launched its offensive in January having returned to Mali late in 2011 from the defence of Bani Walid the last stronghold of forces loyal to the late Libyan leader Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi (AC Vol 52 No 18 The Gadaffi clan scatters)...


    Vol 53 No 4 |
  • MALI

MNLA’s deadly mobility

The MNLA leader is believed to be Mohammed Ag Najem a Tuareg former professional officer in Moammar el Gadaffi’s armed forces...


Waiting for government

An outsider until the revolt against Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi he hopes to bring business management principles to bear on the city’s problems...


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