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UN Libya rights probe stalled due to cashflow problems

The UN is currently going through a serious liquidity crisis because many countries have not paid their annual dues, and it is therefore unable to fulfil all its mandates

Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

Life in the time of coronavirus

Self-diagnosis and symptoms are recipe for paranoia — just see the doc, take the meds and Bob’s your uncle

Soleimani air strike: Why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy

The Trump administration is only the latest to push the boundaries of the law to take out foreign adversaries

It’s too early to celebrate

People power can break a dictatorship – but what comes next?

Libya clashes death toll rises to 32: UN-backed government

Clashes near Tripoli in Sunday have killed at least 32 people, with a further 50 people left wounded

Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track

Libya’s proposed elections and any subsequent interim government will fail if the country’s challenges aren’t addressed

Sarkozy ‘arrested over campaign financing’

The former president is being questioned in connection to former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and the source of his funding for his 2007 campaign

Djibouti’s greatest threat may come from within

Military superpowers, which now include China, rely on Djibouti’s increasingly fragile stability

Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa

The trial of the Chad dictator in Senegal shows that war and other similar crimes need not be heard in The Hague.

Isis stronghold in Libya spells dire consequences

If Islamic State consolidates its foothold in Libya, it will pose a major threat to North Africa and Europe.

Jacob Zuma ‘was in Gaddafi’s pocket’

An informant told Hillary Clinton that Zuma secretly received money from Libya's Muammar Gaddafi and that he feared for his position as president.

To fight terrorism, Africa must save Libya

African leaders reprimand the West, particularly France, for its intervention in Libya, which they say has left Africa rife with terrorism.

Mugabe at odds with new Libya

With Muammar Gaddafi out of the picture, President Robert Mugabe 
is severing commercial and diplomatic ties with Libya.

Libya holds stakes in South African hotels, including Michelangelo

And Treasury says it will work with Libyan authorities to locate more.

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