+++Kenya increasing military presence in Somalia+++

The government of Kenya is increasing its military presence in Somalia. Troop movements have been noticed, and an increased number of assaults on Al-Shabaab strongholds has been reported. A Kenyan government official stated, that this action is taken to protect humanitarian workers and conduct safe passage for UN and AU supply lines. The opposition party in Kenya questioned the government on their actions and stated that they find it highly alarming, that the government is spending so much money on military action in Somalia.

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