There have been at least 20 American airstrikes and ground operations in Somalia so far in 2017, the highest ever recorded in a year.
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love…”
If Trump’s proposed cuts to the State Department and USAID hold, the US will be less of a presence in Africa..perhaps it will be that Africans, will realise they have to take more initiative on their own.
Most of the African Union peacekeeping operations in Somalia annual costs of about US$900 million are covered by external donors.
Several hundred Eritrean troops are said to be fighting in the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen, which has sparked a rush on Eritrean coastal real estate by Gulf states.