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Vol 64 No 13

Published 22nd June 2023


Hassan Sheikh's offensive against Al Shabaab is  faltering

The militia has struck back hard against Mogadishu's forces as the government fails to consolidate after last year's battlefield successes

When Al Shabaab attacked an African Union Transitional Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) base on 26 May and killed up to 100 Ugandan soldiers and taking prisoners it struck a powerful blow against President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's long-running offensive.

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