Cafe patrons, who included both soldiers and civilians, were sipping tea when a man in an explosive vest detonated at a tea shop opposite a Somali military training camp in capital Mogadishu.
Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu appears to be the sole target in the attack, claimed by al Shabab group, near his residence in the capital Mogadishu.
A suicide car bomb blast took place outside the international airport in Somalia’s capital, killing at least 8 people and injuring 5 others.
People in several regions of the Horn of Africa country are heading for various towns and cities in search of water and food, further testing the government’s frail response.
Al Shabab killed at least seven people as they fought government security forces in a town north of the capital.
Meanwhile, international observers urged both sides to resolve the deepening dispute, expressing concern over delays to the electoral process.
Relations between President Mohamed and PM Roble have long been frosty, with the latest development raising fresh fears for Somalia's stability as it struggles to hold elections.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and PM Mohamed Hussein Roble accuse each other of holding up ongoing parliamentary elections, as US calls for a credible conclusion to the polls.
Somali presidential spokesman says Turkiye's public broadcaster TRT will help Somali filmmakers produce quality dramas.
The UN said that 4.6 million people will be in need of food aid by May 2022, calling for nearly $1.5 billion in funding to help tackle the crisis.
The United Nations has warned that hunger across the Arab world has increased by 91.1 percent over the past two decades.
At least 305 incidents of attacks on churches and Christians have been reported during the first nine months of 2021 alone.
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