EU funds training for Somali soldiers

Ugandan training camp hosts hundreds of recruits learning skills for fight against al-Shabab.

    Somali soldiers brought to Uganda for extra training are heading back to their country to fight the armed group al-Shabab.

    Hundreds are being trained as part of the EU-funded programme in Uganda, which has 8,000 of its own soldiers inside Somalia.

    Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from the Bihanga training centre in western Uganda.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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