New Somali Govt Could Fast-Track Peacekeepers' Exit

There is a general optimism within the African Union Mission that President Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo is likely to unite his country's security forces - divided along regional and clan lines - faster than was anticipated.

  • Somalia:   New Govt Could Fast Track Amisom Exit

    East African, 25 March 2017

    The newly elected leader of Somalia President Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, has offered a glimmer of hope in the plan by African peacekeepers to quit the country by December 2020. Read more »

African Union soldiers atop a military vehicle on the outskirts of Burubow in the Gedo region of Somalia on February 14, 2014. Uganda is set to withdraw its troops from Somalia next year, ending a decade-long stay in the Horn of Africa country.

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