A magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurs in northern Tanzania, near Lake Victoria, killing at least 13 people and injuring 200 others. Tanzanian authorities report significant damage in the town of Bukoba. The governments of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda report tremors.
A bomb exploded at a downtown bus station in Kenya's capital as passengers boarded a bus, killing at least one person and wounding up to 39 others, police said. Suspicions centered on a Somali militant group.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is convicted on one count of conspiracy in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for his role in the 1998 United States embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya.
Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda sign an agreement to seek more water from the Nile, a move opposed by Egypt and Sudan. Kenya issues a support statement. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-africa-8682387.stm (BBC)] [http:--english.aljazeera.net-news-africa-2010-05-201051412498188812.html (Al Jazeera)] [http:--www.iol.co.za-index.php?from=rss_Science&set_id=1&click_id=31&art_id=nw20100514163441835C508599 (IOL)]date=August 2019 [http:--www.miamiherald.com-2010-05-14-1629403-upriver-nile-countries-sign-compact.html ("The Miami Herald")]date=August 2019