Kenya stays out of Somalia chaos, with a long hand

Presidents Uhuru and Farmaajo

President Uhuru Kenyatta holds a joint press conference with his Somalia counterpart Mohamed Farmaajo at a Nairobi hotel.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Farmaajo has accused Kenya of interference but Nairobi stayed out of the chaos, with some diplomats telling the Nation it was not worthy disagreeing with a politician in the middle of a self-inflicted crisis.

Kenya is watching events in Somalia with a keen interest even while it appears detached from commenting directly.

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