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Security beefed up in Nairobi as US Secretary of State John Kerry jets in

Published on May 04, 2015

Security checks were intensified at all airport entries and exits since Saturday, with more GSU personnel deployed. More checks were mounted across the Nairobi City County. Kerry’s jet touched down at the JKIA shortly after 3pm, and he is expected to hold talks with Government, opposition leaders and the civil society until Tuesday. Kerry is visiting the country ahead of US President Barack Obama’s July tour, the first in the country since he (Obama) became president. Kerry will focus on trade and US investment as well as regional security and the threat from Somalia’s Al Shaabab militants. His meetings will focus mainly on how to deal with the funding of Al Shabaab and how to deal with those providing other resources to the terror group. Emphasis will be on the radicalization of Kenyan youth into joining the terror organisation. Read more . Source | Standard Digital