At least 11 people were killed in a car bomb attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Monday.
The US military says it has killed 52 al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia during its deadliest airstrike in the country for months.
The Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) says it is teaming up with troops in Somalia for a “massive offensive” against al-Shabaab after the militant group ambushed an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in Somalia.
Authorities in Kenya have arrested nine people over this week’s attack on a luxury hotel compound that killed at least 21 people.
Eritrea and Somalia have been named among the countries with the least powerful passports in the world.
Somalia has asked top UN official Nicholas Haysom to leave the country “as soon as possible” after accusing him of “interfering with the country’s internal affairs”.
The leading official of Somalia’s parliament administration has filed a motion for the impeachment of President Mohamed Farmaajo, he said on Sunday.
Unidentified gunmen in Kenya have kidnapped an Italian aid worker, police in the African nation say.
Former refugee Ilhan Omar became the first Somali American to be elected to Congress in this week’s UK midterm elections.
UN Special Representative for Somalia and head of the Assistance Mission UNSOM, Nicholas Haysom, has called for an end to a political “stand-off” between federal and state authorities in Somalia.