Ahmed Madobe

Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability

Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability

  • Mogadishu is accused by Jubaland of trying to oust President Ahmed Madobe by backing the opposition, in what observers say is a bid to get a loyalist into power in the strategic region
  • Kenya sees Jubaland, a lush, relatively prosperous part of Somalia where it has many troops, as a buffer between it and Al-Shabab militants
By AFP ·