Kenya in a fix as withdrawal of troops from Somalia nears

Kenya Defence Forces soldiers, under the Africa Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), take an aim during patrol in Afmadow on November 22, 2015.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • And now fresh concerns are emerging over Somali National Army’s (SNA) perceived unprofessionalism and lack of discipline of its soldiers.
  • Only a couple of days ago, the SNA forces indiscriminately fired at another protest in Burahache.

As the 2021 withdrawal date for the forces in the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) draws nearer, Kenya is faced with a big dilemma of whether or not to similarly exit from the war-torn country.

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