The governments of the UK and Somalia are hosting an international conference today in London. The conference aims to garner support for the government of Somalia.
In today's African press, claims Tunisian jihadist fighters are fighting for Al Shebab in Somalia; unions in South Africa step up wage demands; and Nigeria sells off state electricity assets.
The situation in Darfur, corruption in Nigeria, and Africa's bright economic outlook are all subjects in today's African press...
Somalia’s al-Shebab rebels have threatened further attacks after coordinated bombings and shootings that killed at least 30 people in Mogadishu at the weekend.
Twenty-nine people were killed and others wounded after nine suicide bombers attacked Mogadishu’s law court on Sunday. A car bomb near the airport killed five more people.
Up to 10 were killed by a car bomb in central Mogadishu on Monday in one of the bloodiest attacks in the war-ravaged capital in recent months.
In today's African press: continuing analysis of the presidential elections in Kenya; South African lauded for its fiscal policies; and South African Airways flies into a storm.
The United States has contributed a temporary drone base in neighbouring Niger to help African and French soldiers combat armed Islamists in north Mali.
Most African newspapers dedicate their front pages today to the general elections in Kenya as the country awaits the final results of the votes.
Music is back in Mogadishu after being banned by Islamists who controlled much of south and central Somalia two years ago.