Southern Somali state shutters main city, airport ahead of election: senior local official

GAROWE, Somalia (Reuters) – The southern Somali state of Jubbaland has blocked access to the capital city Kismayo and its main airport ahead of Thursday’s vote to elect a president of the semi-autonomous region, a senior regional official said on Tuesday. The move underscores escalating tensions between Jubbaland authorities and the federal Somali government in […]

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