Tribal elders are capable of bridging the trust deficit between the Somali government and Al Shabab - and they might be the only chance left for peace.
Mukhtar Robow, a former Al Shabab deputy commander has raised questions in Somalia about what to do with former militants and if they have a future in politics.
Declaring Nicholas Haysom 'persona non grata' might prove costly for the Federal Somali Government.
A high-ranking former Al Shabab Deputy Leader, Abu Mansoor Robow, is running for regional office in Somalia and it is raising questions about the future of Somali democracy, and how inclusive it should be.
The former spokesman and deputy leader of Al Shabaab, Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansur, had been in hiding with his forces since 2013.
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