Although Uganda is the largest troop-contributing country to the AMISOM peacekeeping force, experts say all foreign armies should withdraw from Somalia and allow local forces to take the charge of maintaining peace and security.
Nine people were wounded in the attack, claimed by Al Shabab militant group, near a restaurant in central Mogadishu, police say.
Somalia police said at least 11 people were killed after a car bomb targeted a business centre in Maka al Mukaram street, which has hotels, shops and restaurants in the capital Mogadishu.
Can the Organization of Islamic Cooperation remain relevant for 21st Century?
Somalia's national theatre, ,which opened eight years after independence from Britain, has been mired in turmoil for decades - as has the country.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, passed the baton to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi at the annual summit of the body.
The flow of migrants to Algeria has given the country access to financial assistance which allows the elite to neglect an internal humanitarian solution for migrants reaching their borders.
The ICC's selective justice that seeks to primarily punish African leaders is ineffective and unjust. The only way for African nations to get out from under the court's impunity is to build their mechanisms for accountability.
US military says the strike was carried out in the Hiran region of central Somalia.
Despite the runner-up rival Martin Fayulu claiming a majority and the African Union asking the constitutional court to postpone the election results, Felix Tshisekedi is likely to be sworn in as DRC's new president in 10 days.
African Union members agree to "urgently dispatch" a high-level delegation to DRC to find "a way out of the post-electoral crisis" in a country hoping for its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960.
Fighting between Banunu and Batende communities in Mai-Ndombe province in Democratic Republic of the Congo caused killings, UN says. Meanwhile, the African Union is set to discuss the violence and allegations of election fraud, in Ethiopia meeting.
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