At least 17 people have been killed and dozens wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, according to security officials.
The African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) led by former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, arrived in Mogadishu for high-level talks with Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo on pursuing the objectives of regional integration in the Horn of Africa.
Jubbaland, the Somalia federal state led by Ahmed Islam “Madobe,” heads to the polls next month in what could prove a tall order for new entrants, as the local electoral agency this week introduced stringent vetting measure for aspirants.
Somalia's government has made an exemption for a ship carrying over 20,000 goats and sheep to be offloaded at Jeddah, according to Somalia's Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Gulaid.
Minneapolis, Minnesota (CNN)Rep. Ilhan Omar was greeted with cheers in Minneapolis on Thursday as she returned home for a town hall meeting amid attacks from President Donald Trump on the freshman Democrat.