Libya - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper OTAN accused of migrants Death Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:41:01 +0100 Resident in the city of Sirte in Libya implores for reconstruction Fri, 19 Oct 2012 17:56:50 +0200 Ojong Debra Libya threatened by the Somalia Syndrome Thu, 26 Jan 2012 09:42:46 +0100 The President of the Libyan supreme authority, Mustafa Abdul Jalil one of the credible personalities of TNC, is threatening to resign, following the Friday's massive protests, especially in Benghazi . Kaci Racelma Uganda government still dealing with Libya Sat, 09 Apr 2011 13:29:59 +0200 Geof Magga British Police will quiz former Libyan Minister Wed, 06 Apr 2011 10:55:37 +0200 The defected Libyan foreign minister, Moussa Koussa will be visited by British police in the next few days for questioning over what he knows about the 1988 Pan Am flight 103 bombing where 270 people were killed. Muritala Bakare Ugandan students stranded in Libya soon to be evacuated Tue, 05 Apr 2011 13:42:48 +0200 Geof Magga Libya: Uganda offers Muammar Gaddafi refuge Thu, 31 Mar 2011 14:21:06 +0200 Uganda has freely offered embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi refuge in Uganda as diplomats attempt to persuade the defiant leader to leave office without military force. However, if Gaddafi chooses to fight to the end as he once avowed, the international coalition said it is prepared to arm Libyan rebels. Konye Obaji Ori Pro-Gaddafi Africans protest as Coalition forces gain momentum Wed, 30 Mar 2011 13:24:04 +0200 As world leaders met in London to discuss the Libyan situation, hundreds of members of a group called Pan Africanists from Uganda and other African countries Tuesday held protests in Kampala against the United States of America and her allies who have been bombarding Gaddafi's military machinery and weapons pursuant to a UN Security Council approved 'No-Fly Zone' over Libya. Meanwhile, after Qatar, the United Arab Emirates has become the second Arab nation to join the 'No-Fly Zone' effort. Geof Magga Obama defends military involvement in Libya Tue, 29 Mar 2011 09:16:57 +0200 <p class="spip">In his remarks to the nation Monday, President Obama needed to navigate a narrow, thorny path in explaining the United States' involvement in Libya's internal strife.</p> <p class="spip">He had to persuade a somewhat skeptical American public that intervention was in the national interest, while reassuring viewers that the U.S. military's role would remain a limited one.</p> Of Western hypocrisy, Obdurate tyrants and Changing times Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:28:05 +0200 As the Bob Dylan song goes, the times they are “achanging”. But, do the lowly tyrants and dictators of our world, or those Western powers who are bonded to their hypocrisy, double standards and greed, see eye to eye with good old Bob? Hama Tuma Libya's oil promises amid Gaddafi defections Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:51:46 +0200 Libyan rebels certain of victory over Muammar Gaddafi and his forces have promised to begin exporting oil in less than a week. The rebel representative assured the international community that the uprising would not further slow-down oil production. Konye Obaji Ori Libya: The dangers of leaving Gaddafi in power Fri, 25 Mar 2011 13:47:57 +0100 The dangers of a post- 2011 revolution Libya with Muammar Gaddafi still in charge, the influence that Gaddafi's violent resistance may have on other avaricious, power-hugging presidents in Africa and the affected will of a people to rise up against tyranny, oppression and abuse are reasons the ongoing coalition against Gaddafi in response to his war against his people ought to include an agenda to force him [Gaddafi] out of office and replace his regime with a people-centered regime. Konye Obaji Ori Social media and cyber-activism in North Africa's revolution Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:55:06 +0100 As hundreds of thousands of Egyptians in Cairo's Tahrir Square celebrated the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak on 11 February, some held up mobile phones to snap photos of the crowd, others sent Twitter messages to their friends and a few wielded signs proclaiming, “Thank you, Facebook.” Ernest Harsch Libya: Gaddafi and his Mali-Chad Tuareg mercenaries Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:39:41 +0100 As an international intervention to stop Colonel Muammar Gaddafi from committing further atrocities against Libyans continue, the north African country's leader remains impassive and has sworn to win this battle at all costs. The self professed Libyan "Guide" is relying on his armed forces and a number of African mercenaries. But the so-called mercenaries, mostly Tuaregs, have another problem at hand. Stéphanie Plasse Responsibility to Protect: A moral case for the U.S and its allies in Libya Wed, 23 Mar 2011 14:51:24 +0100 Because somebody has to stand up against tyranny and oppressive governments, I disagree with the several African leaders who have parochially condemned the international military coalition aimed at deterring Muammar Gaddafi's forces and mercenaries who are violently crushing civil protests against an iron-fisted, corrupt and tyrannical regime in Libya. Agreed, military intervention has its pitfalls, but the chaotic international system needs the services of physical security, commercial regulation, financial stability and legal alternative in a backdrop of universal human rights. Konye Obaji Ori