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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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Brothers unbound

Salafist fighters showed their mettle during the conflict to overthrow Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi but how electors will reward that is unknown; the conventional wisdom is that the jihadists will remain a minority...


    Vol 52 No 24 |
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Enemies in the north

A wild card has been thrown into the mix with the return from Libya of hundreds of heavily-armed Tuareg fighters who had been serving Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi...

‘We had a powerful degree of commitment with Moammar Gadaffi...


The struggle for the centre

Both men were staunch oppositionists who followed academic careers in the United States and neither had any dealings with the regime that Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi led for 42 years...


Dos Santos calls elections

North African inspiration After the bloody demise of Libya’s Moammar el Gadaffi another of his allies who faced the same criticism Dos Santos has inherited the mantle of Africa’s longest-serving head of state...


Storm over SA mercenaries in Libya

Two teams of South African mercenaries are believed to have helped members of the Gadaffi family to escape from Libya and may have tried to save the late Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi himself intelligence and diplomatic sources in Johannesburg told Africa Confidential...


Cyber attack

The securocrats are rattled by the use of the social networks during the ‘Arab Spring’ and the grisly demise of Moammar el Gadaffi sent a chill down their spines...


Uhuru looks back in anger

Their efforts are likely to find a sympathetic ear in the African Union still smarting at the fall of Libyan leader Moammar el Gadaffi and resenting the ICC’s seemingly exclusive pursuit of African suspects...


No springtime in Algiers

Much as Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi has been a chronic nuisance in the past protecting him has been a part of the Algerian leadership’s strategy to hold back the Arab Spring...


The Gadaffi clan scatters

In late August Algeria took in Moammar el Gadaffi’s wife Safia along with three of his children: his oldest son sports and telecommunications supremo Mohamed 41 who was born to his first wife Fatiha; ship owner Hannibal el Gadaffi 36 whose problems with the British French and Swiss authorities have made him infamous; 35-year-old daughter Aisha el Gadaffi a lawyer and some grandchildren...

Subsequently on 31 August a report in the Algiers daily El Watan (sometimes a conduit for Major General Mohamed ‘Tawfik’ Medienne’s Département du Renseignment et de la Sécurité (DRS) intelligence service) said that Moammar el Gadaffi had also tried to cross the border at Ghadames with his family but had been blocked...


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