Farmajo bets on the collapse of relations with Amisom
Last week's expulsion of Amisom's number two is a reflection of the struggle for influence between the African Union and the Somali government over the future of the peacekeeping mission.
The South African armoured vehicle manufacturer OTT Technologies recently won a contract in Somalia after clinching similar deals in Burkina Faso and Mali. It has been going head to head with Osprea Logistics for peacekeeping contracts and deals involving donations by third-party states to struggling African armies.
Two years before the Tigray war began in late 2020, the UK recentred its intelligence training focus for the Ethiopian military on peacekeeping operations. Now the British firm Pinpoint will also train Tanzanian and Rwandan soldiers operating in Somalia.