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Problems Africans faced after independence

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In the country of Libya in 1951, it received it became an independent monarchy from Italy. This was a poor country, unitl they found oil in Libya. Due to the oil wealth the country and was taken over in 1969 under Colonel Muammar al-Quaddafi.

Some problems Libyans have faced are conflicts with other countries. The ruler of Libya, Muammar al-Qaddfi, accused the West for intriguing him. Then the West felt that the Quaddfi was supporting terroism.

Mounir A. Farah and Andrea B. Karls, World History The Human Experience: The Modern Era. Ohio: The McGraw-Hill Companies,2001.