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AMISOM changes approach in Somalia


The soldiers are engaging more with the population to deny al-Shabaab recruiting grounds. “There is no more shooting, we are now brothers, but have one enemy who we are determined to fight. If they come to kill AMISOM, we shall die with them,” an elder vowed.

AMISOM soldiers sharing food with Somalis women and childrenhas been in Somalia for over 10 years. Photos byEddie Ssejjoba

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has nurtured a culture of sharing surplus logistics with the communities where they are deployed to keep peace in the various communities in Somalia.