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Somalia Focus

Why Grassroots Reconciliation Can Speed Up Rebuilding of Kenya’s Neighbour Somalia

Kenya’s neighbour Somalia is making modest progress in rebuilding itself from the destruction wrought by decades of catastrophic civil war. The crucial agenda of grassroots truth, justice and reconciliation however is not receiving the attention it desperately deserves. The war precipitated the meltdown of state institutions and destruction of infrastructure and the economy; the social...

Uganda begins Somalia troop withdrawal

Mogadishu (Somaliafocus) – Uganda’s military says it has begun the withdrawal of 281 troops serving in the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia. ...