Home eastern and southern africa politics HORN OF AFRICA 23/11/2018 As AMISOM departs, the Ethiopians arrive With Western governments, not least the UK, concerned at the army taking over from AMISOM, Ethiopia is seeking to set up a base in the country… [...] (308 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? 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