The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a terror attack in Somalia – its first carried out in East Africa.
African Union (AU) peacekeeping troops in Somalia have killed four civilians after reportedly mistaking them for Al-Shabaab militants.
A former media officer of terrorist group Al-Shabaab has been executed by firing squad in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
A car bomb explosion outside a busy Mogadishu restaurant killed five people and injured a further seven on Monday.
At least 7 people were killed in shootings over the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
At least 115 Al-Shabaab militants have been killed and more than 100 others arrested across four days of fighting with security forces in Somalia.
Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 34 Al-Shabaab militants in two separate attacks over the weekend, according to a military spokesman.
Somalian terrorist group Al-Shabaab has seized a small port town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region.
A US army chief has warned that Africa is failing in its war against militant terrorist group Al-Shabaab.
The US claims to have killed more than 150 Al-Shabaab fighters in a drone attack carried out on one of the group’s training camps in Somalia.