UN Security Council agrees the renewal of African bloc’s peacekeeping mandate.
Overnight grenades were fired at the Hotel Lafweyn where Somali National Reconciliation Congress delegates are staying, injuring two, Abduwahid Mohamed, police spokesman, said.
“They suffered small injuries, but police are investigating the incident,” he said.
The peace process is supported by the UN and Western nations but they have been boycotted by the Islamic courts and a large part of the capital’s dominant Hawiye clan.
The Islamist courts is planning parallel talks in Asmara on September 1, an event that analysts warned would further polarise efforts to restore security in the nation of 10 million people.