Somali Govt Demanded U.S. Aid Cut - Prime Minister
Prime Minister Hassan ali-Khaire says his government asked the U.S. to briefly suspend aid to much of the country's armed forces in an effort to improve transparency and accountability following corruption concerns.
Somali soldier with Ugandan AMISOM troops.
Shabelle, 16 December 2017
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Friday that he was optimistic about improving Somali accountability concerning the distribution of American aid to Somali armed forces,… Read more »
Dalsan Radio, 17 December 2017
For the first time, Somali Prime Minister Mr Hassan Ali Kheyre talked about reasons why the American government has withdrawn from funding the armed forces. Read more »
VOA, 15 December 2017
The United States is suspending aid for much of Somalia’s armed forces over corruption concerns, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Thursday. The suspension reflects the… Read more »
VOA, 18 December 2017
Somalia's prime minister, Hassan ali-Khaire, said his government had demanded the U.S. briefly suspend aid to much of Somalia's armed forces in an effort to improve transparency… Read more »