Somalia’s government under pressure ater Kenya mall attack

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Nairobi attack puts pressure on Somalia leader to shape up or ship out

     Special forces storm into an unspecified target in Somalia. The Somalia government is facing fresh pressure from regional governments and local politicians to quickly roll out a slate of security in the wake of the recent attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi by Al Shabaab. Photo/FILESpecial forces storm into an unspecified target in Somalia. The Somalia government is facing fresh pressure from regional governments and local politicians to quickly roll out a slate of security in the wake of the recent attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi by Al Shabaab. Photo/FILE       

    By MALKHADIR M MUHUMED, Special Correspondent, The EastAfrican
Posted     Wednesday, October 9  2013 at  16:39

In Summary

  • The Somalia government is facing fresh pressure from regional governments and local politicians to quickly roll out a slate of security and reconciliation reforms or face a “regime change” in the wake of the recent attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi by Al Shabaab.
  • Regional governments are concerned about Mogadishu’s lackadaisical approach to the fight against the Al Qaeda-linked militants.

The Somalia government is facing fresh pressure…

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