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Vol 59 No 13

Published 29th June 2018


Ethiopia

A proconsul retires

The leading representative of the Ethiopian security services in Somalia, Colonel Gebregziabher Alemseged, better known in Somalia as Colonel Gebre, has been recalled. Since 2002 Colonel Gebre had been pronouncing the diktat of Addis on and in Somalia, but he now seems to have fallen victim to a softer approach to foreign policy by the new government in Addis Ababa.

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