Jubba Airways under threat of liquidation
The fate of the Somali airline Jubba Airways, which operates in several countries in the Horn, will be decided this month by the Kenyan courts.
By dint of hard lobbying, Israel's IAI, Elbit and Mer groups have succeeded in landing the contract for the provision of protection at MINUSMA camps in Mali. They are now looking to repeat the feat at the 40 or so UN peacekeeping bases throughout the world, some of them in the Middle East.
The British Army Training Unit in Kenya (BATUK) is preparing to expand its operations via a major tender call for air transport and medical evacuation services. In this way, Britain plans to strengthen its military presence in the strategic East Africa region.