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CrisisWatch Digest Somalia
CrisisWatch Digest Somalia
Special Coverage / Africa

CrisisWatch Digest Somalia

The CrisisWatch Digest Somalia offers a monthly one-page snapshot of conflict-related country trends in a clear, accessible format, using a map of the region to pinpoint developments.

CrisisWatch Digest - October

What happened? Progress toward indirect elections inched forward as the power struggle between President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmajo” and Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble quietened. The Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama’a (ASWJ) militia re-emerged, capturing towns in Somalia’s centre, and Al-Shabaab violence continued.

Why does it matter? Although tensions between the country’s top two political leaders eased, the slow-moving electoral cycle continues to suffer from myriad political and technical issues that create delays while armed actors like Al-Shabaab seek to benefit from the public’s frustration.

Download the Somalia CrisisWatch Digest - October here.

CrisisWatch Digest Somalia Archive

September 2021 CrisisWatch Digest on Somalia is available here.