Monitor Online | News | AU troops in Somalia go for six months without pay

https://i1.wp.com/www.somalimirror.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/xasuuqa-amisom2.jpgFailure by African Union officials to account for millions of dollars for Somalia operations has dried up payments for the 4,500 peace-keeping troops after upset donors abruptly halted disbursements.A top diplomat says this could affect the morale of the soldiers to tackle threats from radical Al Shabab militants bidding to topple Sheik Sharif’s beleaguered Federal Transitional Government.

Monitor Online | News | AU troops in Somalia go for six months without pay

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