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Kenyan port on terror alert

The Kenyan Government affirms that its security machinery is on high alert to counter any possible threats on the safety of its people and foreigners. This follows the latest United States warning that extremists groups such as al-Qaeda may attack sea ports in East Africa, as the war against terror intensifies. The latest alert has caused anxiety within Kenya’s maritime and tourism industry. A few hours after the alert was issued by the US State Department, 368 passengers disembarked from the Mv Minevva cruise ship at the port of Mombasa. Armed security personnel were on high alert, strategically positioned at the quay side restricting access to it. Even unauthorised port officials could not reach the vessel. Taxi operators and even curio dealers eager to make a business killing admitted having had an unusually rough time. Full Story

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