As many as four million people in Somalia face the risk of starvation and the situation is only deteriorating as the country faced its third consecutive dry season, the United Nations' climate report has warned.
11 suspects have been arrested for the rape and murder of a 19-year-old student, police are investigating the involvement of others.
Attackers breached heavy security at Camp Simba at dawn but were pushed back and four jihadists killed.
AFRICOM conducted three airstrikes in two locations in the conflict-hit east African nation on Sunday targeting Al-Shabaab militants.
Aweys Shikhey, 38, from Tottenham, north London, was described as 'a terrorist hiding in plain sight' as the Old Bailey heard he also wanted to gun down Spurs supporters with AK47.
A heat map of fitness tracker activity has revealed sensitive and potentially dangerous information about US soldiers around the world.
Tamaulipas on the US border and Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacan and Guerrero on the Pacific coast are the states that have been put under the most dangerous places.
The bomber, with explosives strapped around his waist and torso, infiltrated Gen. Kahiye Police Academy and targeted officers gathering for special morning exercises.
Four African countries are the riskiest places to travel in the world according to an updated travel risk map for 2018.
The Cabinet action followed a recommendation by Security Minister Mohamed Abukar Islow. It came hours after the end of the attack on the Nasa-Hablod Hotel.
Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the gunfire could still be heard inside the Nasa-Hablod hotel, which is close to the presidential palace and is frequented by politicians and other members of Mogadishu's elite.
More than 300 people died when a truck packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of Mogadishu's Safari Hotel on 14 October.
Hundreds just died in Africa's worst ever terror attack. Why doesn't the West care who murdered them?
This is the worst attack in Africa's history since Al-Qaeda was blamed for twin attacks on US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998, when 220 people died.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning following twin attack in capital city.
Mogadishu residents say it's the most powerful explosion they've heard in years. Nobody has claimed responsibility, though it bears hallmarks of attack by terror group al-Shabab.
Attack brings number of people reported beheaded by al-Shabaab in Lamu County to 16 in the past three months.
Spokesperson says measures were taken as a precaution and not in response to a specific threat.
Isis branch in Somalia sends warning to Trump as US-led offensives recapture territories in Syria and Iraq.
Brightly coloured murals allow potential customers to see what is on offer inside shops that don't have large display windows.
Some 20 million people in Africa and the Middle East are facing extreme hunger.
Al-Shabaab storms popular restaurant after car bomb hits adjacent hotel in latest attack on Somalian capital.
At least two gunmen, reportedly with the Islamist militants al Shabaab, were killed.
At least 22 people were killed and 59 wounded when a suicide bomber struck at a pop concert.
David Gallacher, 37, of no fixed address, attacked Samsam Haji-Ali, 34, outsdien a Co-op in August 2016.
Theresa May's Somalia conference is important but it cannot prioritise security over the impending famine.
Somalia is facing the "largest humanitarian crisis in history of the United Nations".
Mistaken for an Islamist militant Abas Siraji was shot dead by bodyguards of a government official
Cholera has killed hundreds of people fleeing conflict and famine in South Sudan.
Number of children suffering from acute malnutrition "shot up" by 50% to 1.4m, UN agency warns.
Somalia already faces famine, described as the "largest humanitarian crisis in history of the UN".