Somalia’s al-Shabab ‘bans plastic bags and logging’

Al-Shabab has banned single-use plastic bags in the areas it controls in Somalia, according to media outlets affiliated with the group. According to the pro-Shabab Somali Memo website, the group has also banned logging with immediate effect. Mohamed Abu Abdalla, al-Shabab's governor for southern Somalia's Shabelle regions, said plastic "poses a serious