The Somali Minister of Information Osman Abubakar Dubbe announces that the Government of Somalia is recalling its diplomatic staff from Kenya and is giving Kenyan diplomats seven days to leave Somalia. This comes after Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi's visit to Nairobi where he was received by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.
A Central Criminal Court judge sentences Dutch-Somali terror convict Aweys Shikhey to eight years with an extended licence of four years. Shikhey received international attention for fantasy chats with a Kenyan online about murdering David Cameron, Queen Elizabeth II, Jews, and football fans.
Gunmen in Kenya's port city of Mombasa kill Mohamed Idris, chairman of the Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya, who opposed the radical preachings of Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab insurgents.
Kenyan AMISOM troops, advancing towards the al-Shabaab stronghold of Kismayo, "deliberately" shoot dead seven Somali civilians, according to a Somali Army spokesman. The Hizbul Islam faction announces that it leaves the al-Shabaab.