“Nilikuonyesha nyota na uliangalia kidole tu.” “I pointed out the stars to you, and all you saw was the tip of my finger.”—Tanzanian proverb.
Africa is beset by multiple problems with security issues at the top of the list. Unable to provide the basic needs (which include freedom and justice) for their people, and not being able to exercise full control over their territory, many African countries are falling victims to transnational crimes and terrorism. Extremists have turned people against each other in such a brutal way that restoring harmony has become an impossible task in some countries. From the Gulf of Aden to the Atlantic coast across, from North Africa to the southern end of sub-Saharan Africa, large swaths of territory have become ungovernable. In 2015, 19 of the world’s 25 failed states were in Africa. ——Reead More—-