Why good governance has stalled in Africa Updated 1402 GMT (2202 HKT) October 5, 2016 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Why good governance has stalled in Africa Terrorism, human trafficking, and corruption are creating a more dangerous continent, which in turn is preventing better governance, a new report by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation revealed. Hide Caption 1 of 5 Photos: Why good governance has stalled in Africa The report shows two thirds of Africans live in a country where safety and rule of law has deteriorated over the past decadeHide Caption 2 of 5 Photos: Why good governance has stalled in Africa Even among the top ten high scoring countries, six have witnessed a decline, with the continent's largest economic power, South Africa registering the largest drop since 2006. Hide Caption 3 of 5 Photos: Why good governance has stalled in Africa Mo Ibrahim, the chair of the Mo Ibrahim foundation said in a statement: "safety and rule of law is the biggest issue facing the continent today." Hide Caption 4 of 5 Photos: Why good governance has stalled in Africa Freedom of expression has also deteriorated with two thirds of countries, representing 67% of the African population, witnessing a decline.Hide Caption 5 of 5A new report by the Mo Ibrahim foundation shows a worrying level of decline in rule of law, safety and freedom of expression in Africa. More from AfricaKenya Supreme Court: 'No choice but to accept' opposition hacking claimsBoko Haram Fast FactsNigeria announces $5.8 billion deal for record-breaking power projectKenya opposition party: No repeat election unless demands are met Why is Steve Biko's remarkable legacy often overlooked?