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Can Kenya's tourist industry survive?

By: Sarah SAKHO | Hannah McNeish

Kenya's security image abroad had already been rapidly deteriorating when Islamist militants rampaged the coastal town of Mpeketoni on Sunday, allegedly looking for "non-Muslims" and killing at least 49 people. Not only has this terrorist attack raised grave security concerns, but it might also prove a near-fatal blow to Kenya's tourist industry, already in tatters. Tourism represents over 14% of the country's total GDP.


Programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

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