Covid-19 Has Not Slowed Terror Threats in East Africa - Africom

Violent extremist organisations like Al-Shabaab are still looking for opportunities that will emerge with the pandemic to accomplish their missions, the U.S. Africa Command's (Africom) Special Operations Head, Dagvin R.M. Anderson has said. While the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) slowed down activities to put in place measures to tackle Covid-19, its partners are now fully engaged in the fight against Al-Shabaab.

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