Kenya to 'continue fighting al-Shabab'

East African nation says it has a right to defend itself as long as Somali group threatens to attack its territory.



    Kenyan troops and Somali government forces say they have captured the key al-Shabab base of Tabda and killed 75 fighters.

    The joint offensive is in retaliation for al-Shabab raids into Kenya to kidnap westerners.

    Kenya says it has a right to defend itself and operations like these will continue for as long as al-Shabab threatens to attack its territory.

    Catherine Soi reports from the Kenya-Somalia border.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

    Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

    China is one of the main exchange markets and hosts some of the biggest bitcoin 'mining pools' in the world.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.