The African Union (AU) has criticised the EU’s decision to cut funding for its peace-keeping mission in Somalia by 20% at a time when it is entrenched in a deadly battle with terrorist militants.
The AU has been sending task forces to Somalia for the last nine years to combat al Qaeda’s affiliate group in the country, Al Shabaab, in an attempt to liberate the region. Currently, 22,000 troops are deployed there under the mandate of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Continue reading AU Somalia Mission Hit by EU Funding Cut→
Somalia would take a long time to recover and start acting like a Nation. Kenya the sane among the group has entered the warring Nations club. South Sudan has become a playground for all its neighbors plus the UN, Chinese oil companies, IMF, NGO’s, Evangelical Christians and Israeli agents to mention a few of the actors. Eritrea is on UN and Western embargo cross-hairs to make it submit like the others and Yemen across the sea is becoming a training ground for all Arab Air Force pilots. Continue reading Ethiopia, Kenya and the Leadership Vacuum→
THERE is a direct association between the Somali politicians’ ill-fated and their actions against Somali history, culture, language and ethnicity.
Government officials were preparing their Friday prayers at the Central Hotel in Somalia’s capital when an Al-Shabaab extremist rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the hotel gate, and another went inside the mosque and blew himself up, killing at least 25 people and injuring 40 others on Friday, officials said. Continue reading Being a Politician in Somalia→