Somalia hands life sentences to plane bombing masterminds
A Somali military court convicted two men of being the masterminds of a bomb explosion in a Somali airliner which made an emergency landing at the Mogadishu airport in February and handed them to life term sentences.
Nairobi, Kenya --On January 15, a massive blast shattered the dawn calm at El Adde military base. A suicide bomber had detonated a truck loaded with explosives, the cue for hundreds of fighters clad in camouflage gear to attack.
Security Council approves two-month extension for African Union Mission in Somalia
The United Nations Security Council today approved a two-month extension of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), allowing adequate time for the 15-member body to consider the outcome of its recently-concluded visit to the Horn of Africa country.
Court hands life sentences to Uganda World Cup bombers
Five of seven men found guilty of carrying out deadly bombings in Kampala in 2010 have been given life sentences. They avoided the death penalty for the attacks that targeted fans who gathered to watch the World Cup.