Tensions are high in the east African nation where, a decade ago, post-poll bloodshed left 1 100 people dead.
"A strikingly toxic campaign ad was unleashed online in Kenya just weeks before national elections"
No longer seductive: overshadowed by Islamic State, Somalia's Al-Shabaab loses jihadi beauty contestTristan McConnell
Shabaab has fallen a long way from its height just a few years ago when it was the extremist group of choice for aspiring jihadists worldwide.
The Mogadishu airport seafront is sought after real estate with the European Union, France and Italy all building embassies.