Somalia: Spate of Militant Attacks Threaten Somalia

[ISS] The Peace and Security Council (PSC) has expressed its concern over the situation in Somalia. A series of attacks against soldiers of the African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) at the end of June has come as a blow to the mission – the African Union (AU) flagship peacekeeping mission on the continent. The renewed attacks by al-Shabaab could jeopardise Somalia’s plans for the future.

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Zimbabwe: Govt Clashes Over Police Chief Intensify

[Zimbabwe Independent] Harare – CLASHES among the principals of the inclusive government over the reappointment of Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri intensified yesterday, with the three leaders issuing conflicting statements on the police chief’s employment status and what transpired from their crucial meetings this week.

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