Kenya ‘deregisters’ NGOs in anti-terror clampdown

BBC News:

Kenya has deregistered 510 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including 15 accused of links with terrorism, an official has said.

The government has also frozen their bank accounts and revoked the work permits of foreign employees.

The move follows a heated debate in Kenya over a controversial new security bill aimed at fighting militants.

The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has been increasingly targeting Kenya for attack.



Passengers travelling to Nairobi wait to be searched for weapons in the town of Mandera at the Kenya-Somalia border, 8 December 2014

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