Tag Archives: Libya

The Italian Colonisation of Africa on Youtube

In a previous post, I described how Google tried to improve its image by creating the Nelson Mandela Digital Archive. Once again, Google has contributed to the preservation of an enormous amount of archival material by digitising nearly 30,000 clips … Continue reading

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News: Violence forces exodus in Mali

Rebellion in Mali Violence linked to the continuing rebellion of the National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad (MNLA)- a predominantly Tuareg group seeking self-determination for North Mali- has sparked a refugee crisis in the region. Over 15,000 people, including Malian … Continue reading

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My View On A New Libya

Following the death of Colonel Gadaffi, Kisaka Robinson gives his personal view from Uganda on recent events. My View On A New Libya Like the rest of world I convey my gratitude to the now former rebels of the National Transitional Council for … Continue reading

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Where does the Libyan flag come from?

Those who watched the images of the Libyan war on their TV might have noticed: the new Libyan flag appeared to be everywhere. Did the National Transitional Council (NTC) have a secret stash of these flags somewhere in Benghazi before … Continue reading

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Gaddafi is dead: what are we going to learn?

On Thursday 20 October 2011, Muammar Gaddafi was captured and killed in circumstances still unexplained. After a seven-month long war, Gaddafi died in his last bastion of Sirte. Every media rapidly published photos or videos of his body as journalists … Continue reading

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A Ugandan Opinion Piece on Colonel Gaddafi

What follows is an opinion piece by Kisaka Robinson on the role of Gaddafi in Uganda. Perspectivesonafrica creates a forum for the expression of different viewpoints to stimulate debate on African issues; views expressed are therefore those of particular authors and do not necessarily reflect … Continue reading

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The Libyan war: a geopolitical perspective

It is very difficult to understand the real contours of current events in Libya. In spite of rebels’ bold claims, too often supported by the uncritical attitude of Western media, Colonel Gaddafi seems still able to control certain parts of … Continue reading

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