Kismayo(SD)-There was a mass demonstrations against the Somali Governments restrictions embossed on Kismayo airport.
The Somali Government told all airlines to and from Kismayo Airport to pass through Mogadishu first.
This was seen by all, as a deliberate retaliation on the Federal governments disapproval on recent Jubaland elections.
Hundreds of civilians gathered the main streets of Kismayo, carrying banners against the Somali government.
Business is closed throughout the city’s commercial areas and people are heard shouting slogans against the Somali government.
The Federal and state government as well as Kenya and it’s AMISOM troops are experiencing diplomatic tensions, most recently due to the Jubaland’s contested presidential results.