Kenya ‘to ban dozens of Somali officials’

Kenya has drawn up a list of 66 Somalia officials that it will ban from entering the country, in the latest twist of a territory dispute between the two nations, local media is reporting.

According to diplomatic letters seen by The Standard newspaper, Kenya is building a border fence which it has accused Somalia of obstructing “continuously”.

Last month, three Somali politicians were denied entry to Kenya.

It was only in March that Kenya and Somalia had restored diplomatic relations, following a row over the ownership of offshore oil fields.

In February, Somalia’s ambassador to Kenya had been expelled following reports that Somalia was auctioning off oilfields in a contested area.

Somalia denied it was selling the blocks, and has taken Kenya to the International Court of Justice over the issue, which has yet to be resolved.


Kenya and Somalia

Kenya and Somalia

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