Africa, Politics

UN back in Somalia

By Andy Rice 9 August 2010

The United Nations, foreign missions and organisations that work in Somalia will move back into the country within two months, a senior UN official side. Most organisations working in Somalia were based in Nairobi as it was considered too dangerous for them to work within the country. The organisations hope to establish bases in breakaway province Somaliland, the semi-autonomic region of Puntland, as well as in Mogadishu. Security has been beefed up in Somalia, after 1900 additional African Union troops were brought into the country in response to the July 11 attacks in Uganda by al-Shabab. Read more: Reuters Africa

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