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Somalia. the Forgotten Story | Somalia, a rich catch for mega powers
2 November 2016
Somalia had a vital geographic location after the opening of Suez canal. This in turn evoked the mega powers of west and north to take action.
Somalia is an important country for international oil business.
This attracts all sorts of foreign soldiers, causing one bloodbath of Somali civilians after another one. British soldiers; United States soldiers; Ethiopian soldiers; Kenyan soldiers; Ugandan soldiers; Blackwater mercenaries; German mercenaries; etc.
Now, the autocratic ruler of Turkey, Erdogan, has decided that Turkish Big Business should get part of the Somali spoils.
Dutch NOS TV reports today that the Turkish government has opened its biggest military base in Africa in Somalia. Cost: 42 million euros. Two hundred Turkish soldiers; part of whose task is training Somali puppet soldiers.
Turkish exports to Somalia have risen from 4.3 million euros in 2010 to 104 million in 206.
‘People were screaming’: troops destroy $200,000 aid camps in Somalia. More than 4,000 people are homeless two weeks after security forces demolished camps sheltering internally displaced Somalis: here.
THOUSANDS of people have been displaced after heavy rains flooded central Somalia, with the United Nations warning that half a million people are affected: here.
Somalian University teachers strike
Teachers employed by the Somali National University in Mogadishu took strike action last Saturday because the government has failed to pay their salaries for the last six months.
Workers in Somalia work long hours for little pay, as there is no labour legislation protecting workers’ employment rights.