- UN deploys Ugandan guard unit in Somali capital Updated: Apr-16-14 11:55 am
- Radical Muslim leader shot dead in Kenya Updated: Apr-01-14 5:18 pm
- Somali militants lose town to African Union troops Updated: Mar-26-14 12:11 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - About 400 Ugandan troops will be deployed to Somalia under a new United Nations guard unit charged with protecting U.N. staff and installations in the violence-prone Somali capital, Ugandan military officials said.
NAIROBI, Kenya - A radical Islamic leader who had been sanctioned by the United States and the United Nations for supporting an al-Qaida-linked Somali militant group was assassinated late Tuesday, his lawyer and officials said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - African Union troops in Somalia say they have captured a town previously controlled by al-Shabab, extending a string of recent victories against the al-Qaida-linked militants.