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What does AMISOM stand for?

AMISOM stands for African Union Mission in Somalia

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Samples in periodicals archive:

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Shawwal 5, 1435, Aug 1, 2014, SPA -- A military spokesman for the African Union mission in Somalia says the AU has cancelled a planned troop rotation by Sierra Leonean forces because of the breakout of Ebola, according to AP.
Uganda contributes more soldiers than any other nation to the 16,000-strong African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), and their loss would leave recent gains against al-Shabaab vulnerable.
Witnesses said two vehicles with UN markings entered the coastal airport base of the 5,000-strong African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) mission - comprised of troops from Burundi and Uganda - unchallenged before blowing up.
Australia welcomes the recent territorial gains made by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) against the Al Shabaab terrorist organisation and we are working in the UN Security Council to ensure that military gains are accompanied by humanitarian and livelihood benefits for Somali citizens.