Libya

 
Explainer: Tracing the history of Sudan’s Janjaweed militia
Explainer: Tracing the history of Sudan’s Janjaweed militia
Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was finally removed from...
Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party
Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party
Some time towards the middle of last year, an unmarked vehicle began to pay weekly visits to the Grand Cafe in central Bangui. The upscale...
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
On Friday, the United Nations (UN) attacked horrific conditions in migrant detention centres in Libya, with dozens dying from tuberculosis and...
Tensions flare near Chad’s precarious northern border
Tensions flare near Chad’s precarious northern border
Tensions are escalating in northern Chad’s Tibesti region, on the country’s border with Libya and Niger. An influx of outsiders attracted by...
Firm tied to WhatsApp spying previously flagged in SA
Firm tied to WhatsApp spying previously flagged in SA
The company allegedly at the centre of a spyware attack using a vulnerability in WhatsApp’s security features has previously been flagged as...
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer
This year’s annual pilgrimage to the African Union Summit recently held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in February under the theme ‘The year of...
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
It is not inconceivable that by the end of this month — perhaps even the end of this week — three North African countries will have new...
Libya clashes death toll rises to 32: UN-backed government
Libya clashes death toll rises to 32: UN-backed government
At least 32 people have been killed and around 50 wounded in fighting with strongman Khalifa Haftar's troops near Tripoli, the UN-backed government...
African Union to host Libya 'reconciliation' conference
African Union to host Libya 'reconciliation' conference
The African Union (AU) will host a "reconciliation" conference in July aimed at uniting Libya's political rivals, AU commission chief Moussa Faki...
Wits hit by Bafana butterfly effect
Wits hit by Bafana butterfly effect
The residual ecstasy of Bafana Bafana’s victory over Libya continued well into the week. South Africa has been in a celebratory mood after the...
Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya's refugee camps
Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya's refugee camps
An increasing number of refugees are being tortured and raped in Libya, a new study has found. The perpetrators, motivated by greed, sadism and the...

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