The attack deals another blow to the West African country's military, which is still reeling from deadly raids in late September in which 38 soldiers were killed.
Violent downpours in October have displaced tens of thousands in Somalia, submerged whole towns in South Sudan and killed dozens in flash floods and landslides in Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Fifty years ago today in Somalia, Mohammed Siad Barre’s military coup ended Somalia’s brief democratic period, which paved the way for civil war when the regime eventually collapsed. His contested legacy divides Somalis to this day.
Arab governments criticising Turkey's operation in northeastern Syria don't have a leg to stand on.
Al Shabab militant group claims responsibility for two suicide car comb attacks that targeted US and European military personnel in Somalia.
African nations have for years called for more money from rich countries to help them combat global warming and integrate climate risks into their long-term economic planning - and that plea will be heard in New York again this week.
The destruction of telecom towers in Somalia, allegedly by Kenyan forces, will damage Somalia's economy and could destabilise the entire Horn of Africa.
A group of 98 people in total, including 52 children were evacuated from countries such as Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. The refugees had been held in detention in Libya.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says two of the victims were foreigners who were killed during a wave of attacks on foreign-owned stores followed by apparent reprisal attacks in Nigeria.
The UAE's actions in Yemen will have the same effect their policies have had in the rest of the Arab world: spreading disorder.
Obeying the demands of US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday banned a join trip by US representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting Israel and touring the West Bank.
An army base in southern Somalia was struck by car bombs and gunfire in an attack claimed by the Al Shabab militant group.
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