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SADC irked by inaction on Libya

By Lugenzi Kabale, The Citizen, 25th Jul 2012  Failure by the African Union Commission under the leadership of former Gabonese top diplomat  Jean Ping angered  key members of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc). This factor has been cited as … Continue reading

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Gaddafi vs Africom and the recolonisation of Africa – Dan Glazebrook

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Libya undecided on future of African investments

    NTC will reassess financial commitments made under Muammar Gaddafi before making further plans Mark Tran guardian.co.uk, Friday 27 January 2012 18.34 GMT Libya‘s new government is still taking stock of extensive investments made in Africa by the former … Continue reading

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Recognizing the “Unpeople”

By Noam Chomsky January 08, 2012 “Information Clearing House” — On June 15, three months after the NATO bombing of Libya began, the African Union presented to the U.N. Security Council the African position on the attack – in reality, … Continue reading

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Many in Sub-Saharan Africa Mourn Qaddafi’s Death

By JOSH KRON     Published: October 22, 2011     Extracts NAIROBI, Kenya —, Many sub-Saharan Africans are mourning the death of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, celebrated as much for his largesse as for his willingness to stand up to the … Continue reading

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Did The African Union Really “Recognize” NTC As Libya’s Government?

At both meetings, the African Union encouraged the Libyan stakeholders to form an all-inclusive transitional government that would work towards the promotion of national unity, reconciliation and democracy and urged the National Transitional Council (NTC) to protect all foreign workers, … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Chavez strongly identifies with Gadhafi, sees cautionary tale in Libya’s conflict

Chavez at the time praised Gadhafi’s proposal to create a “NATO for the south,” a defense alliance that would include African and South American nations. Both men talked of standing up to world powers and “imperialism.” Accepting his award, Gadhafi … Continue reading

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