Washington and London urge Kenyatta to keep Somalian refugee camps open

The Kenyan president has been exploiting the closure of the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps to political ends to put pressure on the Somalian leader Farmajo. In an attempt to defuse the heightened tensions between Nairobi and Mogadishu, Western powers have indicated that they may reduce aid to Kenya unless Kenyatta reverses course. [...] (394 words)
Issue dated 02/04/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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