Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attacks.
The first Islamist attack carried out by Mozambicans in the country is particularly surprising given the pride the country takes in its sound and relaxed inter-religious relations.
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and called for donations of blood and funds to victims of Saturday’s attack.
Al Shabaab ambushed a convoy carrying troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia early on Sunday and killed 24 people, according to an official.
The attack was carried out by the militant group al-Shabaab, which has been causing trouble in recent times through a campaign of suicide bombings.
The militants took over a military base and killed multiple soldiers, an attack that the government vows to seek retribution for.
The man, Hassan, already had two wives and after being judged an adulterer, was buried neck-deep in a hole and pelted with stones.
Al Qaida-linked insurgent group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing at the military training camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu.
After a long international career in public health, Fadumo Dayib decided to enter the Somali political fray in 2014, ruffling feathers as she did so.
One of his main campaign promises was to stop corruption in the country and promised government officials will not to misuse resources.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or claims of responsibility, although the Islamist al Shabaab group often launches attacks in Mogadishu.
Religious radicalism is an offspring of deprivation, alienation and despair by people who find options for improving their lives increasingly difficult to come by.
Humanitarian access to the al-Shabaab strongholds of lower and middle Juba regions of Somalia remains limited even as the crisis worsens.
Under terms of a ceasefire deal mediated by Dubai, forces of both regions were supposed to be withdrawn this past week.
A meeting of security officials was under way inside one of the hotels, SYL, at the time of blast and one minister, some radio journalists were injured.
Al Qaida-linked al Shabaab claimed the attack, which triggered a gun battle that ended at around 3:00 a.m. local time
More than 20 people were killed on Sunday when two car bombs were detonated at a local government headquarters in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region
Al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab militants claimed an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu as part of a continuing offensive to overthrow the western-backed government.
The group often launches gun and bomb attacks on officials, Somali security forces and AMISOM, in a bid to topple the Western-backed government and impose its own strict interpretation of Islam on Somalia.
A suicide car bomber crashed into a gate outside a hotel frequented by lawmakers in the centre of Mogadishu on Wednesday. The attack was followed by gunfire, killing 15 people, police said.
The United Nations and Western states have warned against forcibly repatriating the 350,000 or so Somalis who still live in the sprawling Dadaab camp in northeast Kenya, saying it would violate international obligations.
More than 1.2 million African, Arab and Asian migrants have streamed into the European Union since the start of last year, many of them setting off from North Africa in rickety boats that are packed full of people and which struggle in choppy seas.
From suicide bombers in the Middle East to drone operators in the US, youth-on-youth violence has become epidemic.