SOMALIA UNITED KINGDOM Issue dated 12/03/2021

Boris Johnson dispatches new ambassador despite Somali electoral impasse

UK ambassador to Somalia Kate Foster presents her credentials to President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
UK ambassador to Somalia Kate Foster presents her credentials to President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. © Villa Somalia
With a background mostly in development aid, the new ambassador to Mogadishu Kate Foster will have to be quick on her feet as she has arrived bang in the middle of an unprecedented electoral crisis that has already put her in an awkward position. [...] (348 words)
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