Fighting Terrorism In Kenya

fighting terrorism in kenya


Terrorism is referred to as the use of force or violence for political purpose. It has become frequent in Kenya due to the presence of Kenya Defense forces in Somali. The terrorists have staged attacks on various parts of the country with the intention of killing. They have constantly taken responsibilities on a number of occasions. The most daring was the Westgate attack which gunmen entered and started firing at innocent civilians leading to many deaths.

Due to these attacks it is important to put out measures to ensure that terrorism is dealt with. The first measure involves employing more police officers who will increase surveillance in major towns. It is not however effective enough to increase police numbers without equipping them with the necessary tools. They should be given proper communication gadgets and trained properly. The police are a major way of solving most crimes and therefore they should also be paid well to avoid being used by the terrorist.

The government should also allocate more funds to the ministry of security so that all needs are met. This will make it possible for the ministry to undertake its activities without difficulties. Security should not only be concentrated on police but also the public. The public are a major factor as they are the once who provide intelligence to the authorities. It is for this particular reason that a good relationship should be maintained between the two. A good relationship enables the authorities to get information thus responding on time.

CCTV is an important step towards curbing terrorism. It is wise to place these cameras on strategic areas to capture the movements of terrorists. The cameras will keep track of people with bad intentions enabling the authorities capture them. Most of the terrorism acts have been committed by individuals from other countries. It is therefore advisable to make that all Kenyans who are 18 years and above have identification cards which have been acquired legally. This will ensure that aliens who have evil intentions are captured and deported back to their country.

People should avoid being in places that are crowed because these places are prone to attack. In case one cannot avoid such a place then security should be ensured. The government should also provide gadgets that will help in screening people. These gadgets will assist to detect explosives.



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Born in the culinary-rich city of Kisumu, along the shores of Lake Victoria, Cynthia Kendeli's passion for Food & Beverage was almost predestined. Her earliest memories revolve around the bustling fish markets and aromatic eateries of her hometown, and it was this backdrop that kindled her love for food and its cultural significance.

However, Cynthia's interests were dual-pronged. The political landscape of Kenya, with its dynamic shifts and intricate tapestry, also captivated her. This blend of culinary love and political intrigue paved her path to one of Kenya's leading universities, where she pursued degrees in both Food Science and Political Science.

Throughout her academic journey, Cynthia stood out for her unique ability to interweave two seemingly disparate subjects. She penned articles that delved into the socio-political impacts on Kenya's food and beverage industry, exploring topics ranging from local farm policies to international trade agreements.

After graduation, Cynthia quickly established herself in the world of journalism. Her writings, which appeared in national newspapers and magazines, bridged the gap between culinary enthusiasts and political aficionados. With every article, she managed to underscore the intricate relationship between politics and what ends up on the plates of Kenyans.

Her investigative pieces, particularly those that highlighted the interplay between governmental policies and the food & beverage sector, have earned her accolades both nationally and internationally. Cynthia's work does not just inform; it prompts discussions, incites debates, and often leads to tangible change in policy-making circles.

In addition to her journalistic endeavors, Cynthia Kendeli actively participates in food festivals, political debates, and educational seminars, serving as a bridge between the culinary world and the political arena.

Today, as a celebrated voice in both Food & Beverage and political journalism, Cynthia Kendeli continues to satiate the appetites of readers keen on understanding the confluence of culture, cuisine, and politics in Kenya.

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