Moagadishu's budgetary headache in face of dual threat of al-Shabaab and drought
With drought hitting the country hard, Somalia is facing a major contraction of its revenues. But its security requirements have not diminished.
The South African diplomat Fink Haysom was declared persona non grata in Somalia by the former president Farmajo in 2019. Some regional officials have now apologised to him, in an apparent ploy to undermine South West state president Abdiaziz Laftagareen.