Qaanitah Hunter is an award-winning journalist and political editor at News24 based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

She won Vodacom Journalist of the year in 2016 and 2017 and the Nat Nakasa Journalism Award in 2019. She is the author of Balance of Power: Ramaphosa and the future of South Africa. Her political analysis has featured on all major national and international news outlets. She recently co-authored a book called Eight Days in July: Inside the Zuma unrest that set South Africa alight.

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Qaanitah Hunter
South Africa

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The Hunt for Gaddafi's Lost Treasure

  • Economy
  • Politics
  • Security

TRIPOLI - Before his death, Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi moved a giant fortune out of the country. It is gold, diamonds and cash worth billions of dollars – financed with revenues from the sale of oil. Although the international community has committed to returning assets stolen from autocrats, the whereabouts of much of it is unclear. And the hunt for Gaddafi's treasure is taking place in secret.