Kenya government orders the closure of refugee camps

– – The Kenyan government has ordered for the closure of refugee camps in the country. The authorities have given the UN refugee agency a 14-day ultimatum to close the camps including Dadaab camp, one of the world’s largest refugee camp. The Kakuma camp in the north-west is also among those the government wants the UNHCR to close within the 14-day period. According to Kenya authorities, the closure of the camps has become necessary due to national security threats posed by some of the refugees. It said some of the…

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