Written by ISS Africa , Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Three years after the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime, Libya is far from the democratic state many had envisioned and hoped for. Instead the country finds itself fragmented into an alarming number of armed groups, raising fears of a full-scale civil war.
Factional warfare in Libya is pushing the oil producer "very close to the point of no return", the U.N. special envoy to the country said on Tuesday with efforts to bring about a ceasefire and political dialogue showing no result.
Written by Oscar Nkala , Wednesday, 29 October 2014
The Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) has said it would from January next year acquire new helicopters, naval vessels and military equipment for ground forces as part of a re-equipment and modernisation programme that should enable the military to respond to new operational challenges.