Then the revolution spread to Libya, the land of the then strongman Muammar Gaddafi.
Gaddafi fall remembered Its the eighth anniversary of revolt that brought down former Libyan strong man Muammar Gaddafi's dictatorship.
His first pick was a trip to Libyan capital Tripoli in November 1982 where President Moi was to hand over the chairmanship of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) — the predecessor of African Union (AU) — to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Before his death, the late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, was accused of interfering in the French presidential election.
The North African country has been torn apart by power struggles and undermined by chronic insecurity since the NATO-backed ousting of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
180830151116488 The North African country has been torn apart by power struggles and undermined by chronic insecurity since the NATO-backed ousting of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
When Muammar Gaddafi was alive, I did not agree with him on the issue of a continental Government now.
Libya has been in turmoil since the NATO-backed toppling of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, with rival administrations and armed groups controlling different territories.
Kennah, the commander of the Sabha military zone who served under former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, was appointed by Prime Minister Fayez Seraj last week.
Many had fled Libya to escape persecution by Muammar Gaddafi and to fight in Afghanistan, then returned home after the dictator was toppled in 2011.