Eye on Africa

Uganda terror trial: Five jailed for life for 2010 al Shabaab World Cup bombings

In tonight’s edition: Uganda hands down five life sentences to the perpetrators of the twin bombings that rocked Kampala in 2010, killing 76 people. Two accomplices got 50-year jail terms. And ECOWAS ministers meet in Abidjan for a regional security summit a day after authorities arrested a man with suspected links to the deadly attack on the Grand Bassam beach resort. Finally, Amnesty International criticises South Sudan for holding dozens of prisoners in metal containers amid scorching heat.