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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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New technology, new repression

The potential for the control of mobile telephones and the web was revealed when militias seized the secret police surveillance centre of Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime in Tripoli last August...


The long march speeds up

The biggest of these is the demonstration effect: the overthrow of leaders such as Hosni Mubarak Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and Moammar el Gadaffi has reinforced the determination of Africans to oust autocratic and incompetent regimes...


    Vol 5 (AAC) No 5 |
  • CHINA

Wang Shenyang

Chinese companies had some US$20 billion in housing railway and telecommunications contracts with Moammar el Gadaffi’s regime; the projects are now war-scarred and neglected...


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 |
  • MALI

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...


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