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UK government spent 13 times more bombing Libya than on rebuilding post war

By Staff Reporter   THE COST of bombing Libya was at least 13 times what was spent on rebuilding the country after the end of the conflict, [...]

Obama’s nomination of Gayle Smith for USAID is rankling Africa watchers

By Staff Reporter The wrong kind of democrat?(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) President Obama’s decision to tap top White House aide Gayle S [...]

Hundreds of Africans perish in Libya boat tragedy

By Staff Reporter Libya‘s maritime area has seen many boatloads of illegal migrants capsize in recent months, including this vessel th [...]

Libyan jet crashes in Tobruk near parliament

By Staff Reporter The jet was said to be flying at a low altitude before crashing A Libyan military jet has crashed in the eastern city of T [...]

Aid workers desert Libya as fighting intensifies

By Staff Reporter   Photo: Heba Aly/IRIN As aid agencies pull out, networks of volunteers are needed (File Photo) Libya’s deteriorat [...]

Tripoli fuel depot fire: Italy to ‘help douse’ blaze

By Staff Reporter Officials say fighting between militiamen caused the fire Italy has offered to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engul [...]

West has issued travel warnings on Libya as fighting intensifies

By Staff Reporter Britain, Germany, France and Netherlands issue warnings after gunmen fire on armoured vehicle evacuating UK diplomats Figh [...]

Islamic militants siege on Libya international airport. Libya on the brink..

By Staff Reporter Smoke billows near Tripoli international airport as militias continued to battle for control on July 20, 2014. Fierce figh [...]

Iraq, Libya, Syria: Three reasons African Americans should oppose U.S. intervention in Africa

By Staff Reporter Mass slaughter, rape, torture, pillage, perpetual war, cultural degradation, creating social divisions, psychological mani [...]

“Whipped, Beaten, and Hung from Trees”-Libya tortures migrants

By Staff Reporter Detained Migrants, Asylum Seekers Describe Torture, Other Abuse in Detention Detainees in Libya’s al-Hamra migrant d [...]

Salwa Bugaighis, Libyan human rights activist, shot dead in Benghazi

By Staff Reporter Lawyer who took part in revolution that overthrew Gaddafi is killed on the same day she voted in country’s general e [...]

ICC dismisses accusations of African bias

By Staff Reporter ICC has dismissed all “African bias” claims The International Criminal Court (ICC) has dismissed accusations o [...]

Italia rescue 4,000 migrants at sea in four days #thanksItaly

By Staff Reporter Italians have a perennial problem with refugees trying to cross into Europe In 2013 alone 43,000 refugees arrived in Italy [...]

Gaddafi abused children-BBC4

Tripoli,Libya UK’s BBC4 is to air a  controversial programme Mad Dog – Gaddafi’s Secret World at 10pm on February 3.   Col [...]
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