‘The road to hell is paved with good intentions.’Almost a year ago, presidential jets assembled in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The city’s five-star hotels were filled to capacity and the per diem dollars filled the pockets of Africans on a 'mission to save Somalia'.
AMISOM was the grand acronym that wrapped up the noble intentions. It was agreed that the force should be 8,000 soldiers, but only 4,000 were pledged at the summit. The rhetoric of unification, as always, was delivered with unqu...read more