Muammar Gaddafi

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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Women played a largely unreported role in last year’s revolution in Libya. Now they have to fight both Islamist and secular men if they’re to have any influence in the new Libya, says Lindsey Hilsum. This article was first published on 6 April 2012. It is republished here following the murder of Salw...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 9th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Who is afraid of Eskinder Nega, Reeyout Alemu, Woubshet Taye, Zone Nine bloggers…? The “dean” of independent Ethiopian journalists and blogger extraordinaire, Eskinder Nega, is serving an 18 year sentence for blogging. The late Meles Zenawi personally ordered Eskinder’s arrest a...
By IAfrica
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May 25th, 2014
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In the spring of ’11, Obama claimed that he had to intervene in Libya because “if we waited one more day, Benghazi, a city nearly the size of Charlotte, could suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscience of the world.” As usual, Obama was lying. No such ...
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...