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Somalia

Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed Islaan (Madobe)


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Farmajo's big push

Trust in Ethiopian neutrality in Somalia is low so much so that there are rumours that Ethiopian troops plan to take over Kismayo and arrest the current Jubaland president Ahmed Madobe...


Shabaab fight in high gear

Ahmed Madobe the President of Jubaland and leader of the Ras Kamboni militia has been travelling all over his region which adjoins Kenya to recruit fighters for an attack on Bu'ale which Al Shabaab has controlled for more than a decade...


Mogadishu lashes out

Farmajo had made the way clear for Robow and set up meetings with US officials and former political and military foes such as Ahmed Madobe leader of the Ras Kamboni militia and one-time ruler of Kismayo and allowed him to maintain a 300-strong militia including Al Shabaab defectors without question...


A fragmentary future

In a possible reflection of the strategic realignments in progress Ethiopian troops in Kismayo now rarely leave their barracks even though Al Shabaab is particularly active in challenging the local rule of Ahmed Mohamed 'Madobe' in Jubaland...


Division all around

In Jubaland for example successive military offensives by the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) and by Ethiopia have failed to weaken Al Shabaab because it is in a tactical alliance with Hawiye Rahenweyn and Marehan elements against the Jubaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islaan 'Madobe' leader of the Ras Kamboni Brigade and his Kenyan-backed government...


The who and the how of the presidency

This had the support of Jubaland leader Ahmed Mohamed Islaan 'Madobe' and Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 'Gaas' (AC Vol 56 No 14 A federal farrago)...


A federal farrago

The head of the Interim Juba Administration(IJA) Ahmed Mohamed Islaan 'Madobe' took over the southern city of Kismayo with Kenyan and Ethiopian backing (AC Vol 54 No 18 Two cheers for the Juba deal)...

JubalandWith strong backing from Ethiopia and Kenya Ahmed Madobe has been able to consolidate his grip on Jubaland since his soldiers and the Kenyan Defence Forces expelled Al Shabaab from its most important city Kismayo two years ago...


Shabaab's surge

He appears intent on concentrating his resources against the Ras Kamboni militia of Ahmed Mohamed Islaan 'Madobe' in Kismayo and Kenya...


The federation tango

Jubaland was established in August 2013 through an agreement in Addis Ababa between the Kenyan-backed Ras Kamboni Brigade and its leader Ahmed Mohamed Islaan 'Madobe' and Mogadishu...


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