Somalia: Al-Shabab Strong-arms Taxation From Businesses to Finance War Against Government and AMISOM Troops


Somalilandsun- Al-Shabab and pro-Islamic State militants in Somalia are engaged in an economic war, and it is the country’s business sector that is getting cut down in the crossfire.

According to a report by Harun Maruf published by VOA Somali businessmen and analysts say the rival Islamist groups are targeting companies to an unprecedented degree with demands for so-called taxes. Continue reading In Somalia, Businesses Face ‘Taxation’ by Militants