A Ugandan soldier peers over the top of an armored vehicle in order to try and get to a mounted weapon shortly after an advancing convoy is ambushed along the Afgoye-Baidoa Corridor.
Soldiers march through the town of Buulomareer on their way to eventually capturing the town of Barawe, Al Shabab's main stronghold and last large port in the country.
Suspected al Shabab militants wait to be taken off for interogation during a joint night operation between the Somali security services and AMISOM forces in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Two soldiers belonging to the Somali National Army walk through the army's headquarters in Kismayo.
Afrian Union soldiers stand to attention during a ceremony to mark the departure of AMISOM's Force Commander, Lt. General Silas Ntiguriwa, from Mogadishu, Somalia.
Ugandan Special Forces gather before going into the town of Bulomareer for a search operation to find al Shabaab suspects and weapons one day after the town was captured by African Union forces.
A mentally ill woman lies on a mattress at a facility in Mogadishu, which caters for those with mental conditions.
A member of the Somali National Army sits on the back of a Technical at the army's headquarters in Kismayo, Somalia.
Two Ugandan soldiers walk hand in hand on the evening before an offensive to take the town of Buulomarer.