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Vol 63 No 18

Published 8th September 2022


Why security bungled response to hotel massacre

Despite talking tough against Al Shabaab, President Hassan Sheikh has not stopped terror attacks, much less reformed the security system as he promised

The new government's failure to replace compromised state security officers and a catalogue of other errors explains how Al Shabaab was able to attack the Hayat Hotel in central Mogadishu, local intelligence sources have told Africa Confidential.

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