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Somalia: President Mohamed Abdullahi promises extra efforts in equipping soldiers

The government of Somali will do all it can to pay salaries and buy equipment for its soldiers as it begins to lose international support, the country’s president said. The statement came several days after reporting that the U.S. was suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia’s armed forces over corruption concerns. That announcement […]

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Somali President Farmaajo declares ‘war’ on terror groups

Newly elected Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo has declared a state of war against terror groups in the country stricken by al Shabaab Islamist attacks. Farmaajo, who was wearing a military uniform, made the call on Thursday after a meeting with top security officials where he offered amnesty to those who will renounce violence. […]

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