People across Kenya have marked the first anniversary of the deadly massacre of 148 people at the Garissa University. Four al-Shabab gunmen opened fire killing mostly students.
Abu and Gardere worked as teachers in Somalia before joining Islamic extremist group al-Shabab. But what made them decide to leave? DW spoke with the men to hear their side of the story.
The university has reopened nine months after 148 people were killed by al-Shabab militants. While some Kenyans see the reopening as a triumph against terror, for others it’s too soon, says analyst Brian Wanyama.
Officials say Kenyan troops taking part in an AU mission in Somalia have attacked an al-Shabab camp in the south, killing 52 militants. Kenya has claimed several recent successes against the group.
Classes at Garissa University have resumed nine months after a gruesome al-Shabab terror attack killed 148 people, mostly students. Only around 20 students came to the first day of class.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version