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(By Omara Tonny)

Uganda: Police arrests 30-year old for exhuming human remains

A 30-year- old traditional healer in Uganda is in police custody for allegedly exhuming human remains in Uganda’s eastern district of Namutumba, The New Vision reported on Thursday. 

Yunus Mwanja, a resident of Busembatya town council in Iganga district was reportedly arrested last Saturday after he was found exhuming human remains in Buwalira village in Ivukula Sub County in Namutumba district.

U.S : 4 Marines killed following shootings at US Navy buildings in Tennessee

In what the local district lawyer said is investigated as an "act of domestic terrorism", four US Marines have been killed on Thursday after shootings at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

According to BBC, Chattanooga city police said it was the same gunman at both locations and confirmed he had been killed.The gunman was identified as 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez by an unnamed official, according to the AP news agency. He is believed to have been born in Kuwait, but it is unclear whether he was a US or Kuwaiti citizen.

Suspected U.S drone kills 30 Al Shabab militants in southern Somalia

A drone strike, believed to be of U.S origin, in southern Somalia has killed 30 members of the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab, including several top leaders, Kenyan officials said Thursday according to VOA.

Sources however say the U.S. military has not commented on media reports that a U.S. drone carried out the attack late Wednesday near the town of Bardere in the Gedo region. According to VOA, the slain al-Shabab leaders included Jama Dere and Ismael Jabhad, said Mwanda Njoka, spokesman for Kenya’s ministry of interior and coordination of national government.