Spotlight SOMALIA Issue dated 12/02/2021

Under pressure from Turkish and Qatari sponsors, Farmajo clings to presidency

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. © Li Muzi/Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
Somalia's president, increasingly isolated in the international arena, saw his term in office end on 8 February. He is desperately seeking support from outside his clan to keep himself in the top job. [...] (685 words)
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