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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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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...


You can take the Africa out of Libya

It must also court governments worried by the old connection to former leader Moammar el Gadaffi to make sure they don’t liquidate – or expropriate – Libya’s holdings in haste...

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani signed the deal during an official visit to Tripoli when he was still on speaking terms with Moammar el Gadaffi...


Lobbying on

Just as Mozambique’s Resistência Nacional Moçambicana threatens to return to violence the man who championed it at the height of its atrocities has surfaced in papers found in the offices in Libya of Moammar el Gadaffi’s fallen Prime Minister El Baghdadi Ali el Mahmoudi...


Gadaffi falls, revolution rises

With its victory over the forces of Moammar el Gadaffi this week the Transitional National Council (TNC) has proved it has more staying power than suggested by its initial hesitant appearance at the head of the insurrection...


Changing times

Yet as South Sudan struggles over six weeks after Independence to form a new government the NCP faces its own struggle – to avoid the fate of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi...


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