Top 5 African countries most affected by terrorism today

Mildred Europa Taylor December 09, 2018

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Since the ousting of former leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has been divided between rival governments in the east and west, each backed by a range of armed groups. The United Nations has been making efforts to bring stability by helping the opposing governments lay a foundation for a new constitution and elections. In May this year, suicide bombers linked to Islamic State killed at least 14 people in an attack on the headquarters of Libya’s elections commission. The attack in the capital Tripoli was described as the worst in years and it highlighted the challenges of security forces who are making efforts to kick out militants who had seized bases in Libya in the midst of the chaos that greeted the toppling of Gaddafi.


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