Muammar Gaddafi

By IAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2014
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By Peter Gai Manyuon What is clicking mostly in people minds among South Sudanese is who is going to be number one in the list of the criminals who will be given sanction by United States of America (USA) in this scenario where there is rebellion in three states of the Republic of South Sudan [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least two people including a Libyan prosecutor, who was in charge of cases involving ex-regime officials, have been killed in a car bomb explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi, a security source says. According to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the incident took place on T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Aug 26th, 2013
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Colonel Muammar Gaddafi ordered the kidnap of schoolgirls, who were kept as sex slaves, according to an investigation Colonel Gaddafi ordered the kidnap of schoolgirls who were then kept as sex slaves at  compound, according to a book on the dictator. One girl, named Soraya, was kidnapped when she wa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 16th, 2013
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Omran al-Oweib said his men came under fire after they dragged Col Gaddafi from a drainage pipe The commander of the brigade that captured Col Muammar Gaddafi has said he takes full responsibility for his death. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Omran al-Oweib, a 31-year-old electrical engineer...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jul 29th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Explosions rocked the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sunday in what appeared to be attacks on judicial buildings, a security official said, sparking protests a day after more than 1,100 inmates escaped during a prison riot there. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Benghazi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 17th, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Tripoli – Former Libyan Leader Mouammar Gaddafi's sprawling home in Tripoli, Bab Al-Aziziya, will be transformed into an amusement park under arrangements proclaimed on Tuesday by the tourism minister.”The work to gather up the rubble from the remnants of B...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 10th, 2013
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May 2013 was just another humdrum month in Libya. It witnessed more deadly explosions, a prolonged siege of government ministries, the disappearance of a popular militia leader, the closure of the Sebha airport by militiamen as retaliation, a declaration of Cyrenaica’s semi-autonomy by self-styled pr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 26th, 2013
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By Betre Yacob Imprisoned Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu has won the 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. She is given the prize in recognition of her “exceptional courage, resistance and commitment” to freedom of expression. According to UNESCO’s news report, she was recommended ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 23rd, 2013
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France’s embassy in Libya was hit by an apparent car bomb on Tuesday, injuring two French guards and bringing violence to the capital after attacks on foreign missions in the east. It was the first assault on a diplomatic mission in Tripoli, considered safer than the rest of the North African country...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2013
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by Maryline Dumas (tripoli) Inter Press Service TRIPOLI- In Libya, a dose of LSD or the painkiller tramadol costs 78 cents, and a joint of cannabis is 7.80 dollars. Here, drugs are affordable to the poor for a simple reason. “Slashing prices is a way to create demand and open up a market,”...