Exiled Rwandan general shot in South Africa

Days before an exiled Rwandan army general was shot and wounded in South Africa, two of the men charged in the shooting were plotting another attempt on his life, a witness testified Wednesday.

The Rwandan witness, a former roommate of … Read the rest

Thousands gather for al-Shabab-al-Qaida merger

Thousands of Somalis are gathering at a militant-organized demonstration in support of the merger of the Somali militant group al-Shabab with al-Qaida.

Al-Shabab spokesman Ali Mohamud Rage told those gathered at Monday’s rally that al-Shabab is happy with its unification … Read the rest