Somaliland: A Critical Election Year for the Trouble Somalia


A father and his two sons watch a security operation in Mogadishu in 2013. Somalia will hold elections but not by popular vote later this year

Somalilandsun – While the African Union force in Somalia, AMISOM, has been pushing al Shabab from its significant territorial strongholds since 2011, the militant group has redoubled attacks in recent months, terrorizing the capital with suicide bombings, ambushing AMISOM bases and recapturing cities in southern Somalia

This is according to a report by huffingtonpost titled “The Fight To Stop Al Shabab From Disrupting Somalia’s Elections”