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Foreign News

Afghanistan: Taliban triumph means more worries in Africa
Foreign News

Afghanistan: Taliban triumph means more worries in Africa

The return of the Taliban in Afghanistan has taken the world by surprise. In Africa, it compounds the worry and fear in countries struggling to crush Islamist insurgencies. For over a decade now, there’s been a surge in the activities of extremist groups in East and West Africa, the Sahel and parts of Southern Africa. ADVERT: >>Auto-Post Your Advert To 1,000 Rich Websites Per Month<< Many are Islamist militant groups with some form of affiliation to al-Qaeda, an organization the United Nations (UN) has said shares links with the Taliban in Afghanistan. Somalia-based media affiliated with the homegrown al-Shabab group hailed the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan in what could be seen as a show of support, says London-based political analyst Ahmed Rajab. “We are n...