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“Conflict between president and PM is a conflict between the Somali people and imperialist forces”

Parliamentary elections in Somalia are set to be concluded by February 25 amid tensions between the president and the prime minister. Mohamed Hassan, historian and former diplomat, explains the political situation, the role of foreign powers, especially the UAE, and the truth behind Shabaab

Rwanda’s military is the French proxy on African soil

Over July and August Rwandan soldiers were deployed in Mozambique, purportedly to fight ISIS terrorists. However, behind this campaign is French maneuvering that benefits an energy giant eager to exploit natural gas resources, and perhaps, some backroom deals over history

Why the discovery of natural gas in Mozambique has produced tragedies, not economic promise

The rise of the al-Shabaab insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province and the “hidden debt” scandal are both linked to discovery of natural gas in Mozambique, a development that has far from benefited the people

US airstrikes US resumes airstrikes in Somalia weeks after reports of civilian deaths

In March, an Amnesty International report said at least 14 civilians had been killed and another 8 injured in 2018. As of March 19, 28 airstrikes had been undertaken by the US forces, a significant escalation from the last couple of years

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