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Ulf Laessing

Ulf Laessing

    Buhari row reveals ‘kitchen cabinet’
    Buhari row reveals ‘kitchen cabinet’
    A row between Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife has brought cracks in the ruling party into the open, as frustration grows over...
    Rebels welcome ruling on Libya PM's unconstitutional election
    Rebels welcome ruling on Libya PM's unconstitutional election
    A group of rebels occupying several oil ports in east Libya have welcomed a Supreme Court ruling declaring the election of Prime Minister Ahmed...
    Libya's prime minister released after abduction
    Libya's prime minister released after abduction
    Former rebel gunmen freed Libya's prime minister on Thursday after holding him for several hours in reprisal for the capture by US forces at the weekend of a Libyan...
    Former rebels abduct Libya's prime minister
    Former rebels abduct Libya's prime minister
    Gunmen from a former rebel faction kidnapped Libya's prime minister on Thursday in reprisal for the government's role in the US capture of a top al-Qaeda suspect,...
    Sudan arrests foreigners in border region
    Sudan arrests foreigners in border region
    Sudan said it had arrested a Briton, a Norwegian and a South African on Saturday, accusing them of illegally entering a disputed oil-producing...
    Dead or alive: R9-million bounty on Gaddafi's head
    Dead or alive: R9-million bounty on Gaddafi's head
    Libya's new masters offered a bounty for the fugitive Muammar Gaddafi on Wednesday, after he urged his men to carry on a battle that kept the...
    Gaddafi's son rallies loyalists for Tripoli fightback
    Gaddafi's son rallies loyalists for Tripoli fightback
    A son of Muammar Gaddafi who rebels said they had captured made a surprise appearance with jubilant supporters in Tripoli overnight and issued a...
    Gaddafi on the run as rebels fight in Tripoli
    Gaddafi on the run as rebels fight in Tripoli
    Remnants of forces still loyal to Muammar Gaddafi staged a desperate stand in Tripoli on Tuesday as rebels fought their way into the capital, but...
    Gaddafi desperate to reclaim order as rebels push forward
    Gaddafi desperate to reclaim order as rebels push forward
    Muammar Gaddafi has urged Libyans to take up arms and crush an uprising in Tripoli as rebel troops closed on the capital for a final onslaught on...
    Separation anxiety in Sudan
    Separation anxiety in Sudan
    For thousands of southern Sudanese it was a night to stay out dancing to welcome the birth of their new nation. For people in the northern capital...
    Violence in Sudan's Abyei forces thousands to flee
    Violence in Sudan's Abyei forces thousands to flee
    More than 15 000 people have fled Sudan's Abyei region to Agok in the south after the northern army seized the disputed area, United Nations...
    Heavy police turnout deters Gulf protests
    Heavy police turnout deters Gulf protests
    A security clampdown in the Saudi capital kept a lid on a planned day of rage on Friday, while determined police action in neighbouring Kuwait and...