recent signing of the controversial $1 billion Berbera Port deal.
The hashtag Somalia Want Farmaajo Out started by UAE mercenaries and bloggers had been
More than 200 accounts some newly started and others verified have been involved in
President Farmaajo and the Somali government.
In defense, Bile Abdisalam, Somali Journalist tweeted : Using bots and fake accounts to
will stand strong, and defend itself against foreign interference.
Using bots and fake accounts to spread fake news against Somalia — will not stop it to recover. Somalia will stand strong, and defend itself against foreign interference. #UAE_HAND_OFF_SOMALIA
— Bile Abdisalam (@BileAbdisalam) March 9, 2018
Other users pointed out other issues.
UAE accused of supporting Al-Shabab through illicit charcoal trade. AS reportedly receives $10m/yr from illicit charcoal trade. UAE’s Dubai continues to be the primary export destination as well as a hub for criminal networks, per @rswrdn https://t.co/sDEfKNSMHp
— Harun Maruf (@HarunMaruf) March 6, 2018