Monday, August 29, 2011
GADDAFI IN ZIMBABWE?
"In the last several months there have been reports about Libya that have turned out to be part of the stunningly foreign-orchestrated regime change agenda...
"One example that comes to mind is British foreign secretary William Hague's claim in February that Gaddafi was on the run and on his way or in Venezuela."
The Zimbabwe Review: The Gaddafi-in-Zimbabwe hoax
"Reports from Zimbabwe suggest that Gaddhafi has landed there, transported by the Zimbabwe Air Force.
"People in the country claim seeing the dictator's female bodyguards securing and patrolling the grounds of a mansion in Harare, Zimbabwe.
"A spokesman for Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change announced that, 'There's no doubt that Gaddafi is here as a unique guest of Mugabe.'
"In what may be a related development, the Libyan ambassador in Zimbabwe and his staff were expelled from the country on Sunday after declaring allegence to the rebels last week."
Reports: GADDAFI ESCAPES TO ZIMBABWE
Gaddafi has been much criticised for having dealings with Mugabe of Zimbabwe.
"Following a 1998 Arab League meeting in which fellow Arab states decided not to challenge U.N. sanctions, Gaddafi announced that he was turning his back on pan-Arab ideas, one of the fundamental tenets of his philosophy.
"Instead, Libya pursued closer bilateral ties, particularly with Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.
"It also sought to develop its relations with Sub-Saharan Africa, leading to Libyan involvement in several internal African disputes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Somalia, Central African Republic, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.
"Libya also sought to expand its influence in Africa through financial assistance, ranging from aid donations to impoverished neighbors such as Niger to oil subsidies to Zimbabwe.
"Gaddafi proposed a borderless "United States of Africa" to transform the continent into a single nation-state ruled by a single government.
"This plan was moderately well received, although more powerful would-be participants such as Nigeria and South Africa were skeptical."
Foreign relations of Libya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 30 August 2011, it was reported that Colonel Gaddafi’s wife and three of his children had fled to Algeria.
BBC News: Gaddafi family 'flee to Algeria