A federal judge on Tuesday declined to reconsider the lengthy prison terms he imposed last month on two would-be Islamic militants from North Jersey who plotted to join a terrorist group in Somalia, rejecting their lawyers’ claim that the judge was improperly influenced by the Boston Marathon bombing.
Some Members of the Somali Parliament who were demanding the removal of Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon from office have now decided to back down following a public outcry.
Delegates from Somalia, The neighboring countries and oversees gathered in Mogadishu to pave the way for the upcoming Nairobi reconstruction and investment conference and exhibition (SORIC), which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on 28-29 May 2013 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre.
Region that broke away from Somalia in 1991 is still waiting for international recognition.
The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has requested Nigeria’s help in finding an African solution to the Somali crisis, which he said, had spilled into Kenya.