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Vol 62 No 21

Published 21st October 2021


At the mercy of friends

Gulf states are reviewing their alliances while Farmajo seeks salvation in Addis Ababa and Al Shabaab suffers unexpected reverses

President Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed 'Farmajo' flew to Addis Ababa on 3 October to attend the swearing-in of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister for another five years, hoping that the Ethiopian leader could help him with his domestic problems, sources in Mogadishu told Africa Confidential.

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