Tourist warning: Coast of Kenya is not safe

Tourist authorities has changed its advice to tourists visiting the Kenyan coast following the kidnap of a French woman by Somali pirates. Advising against ‘all but essential travel to coastal areas within 150km of the Somali border’ following the attack by an armed gang in the Lamu archipelago. Previously it had advised against going within 60 kilometres of the border.


Lamu residents held a demonstration against the kidnappings.

More about kidnappings here. 

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