- Kenya Government determined to win the fight against terror within East Africa
- Kenya Government to roll out strategies aimed to curb youth radicalization
- De-radicalization programmes including enrolling radicalized youths in rehabilitation facilities and counseling
- Kenya reach out to United Arab Emirates (UAE)for support to loot out the Somali based militant group
- Kenya, UAE efforts to fight terrorism backed by African Union and the European Union
Somali based Islamist group continues to pose terror threat in Somalia and by extension to all East Africa countries. Al Shabaab activities have been witnessed frequently at their home base Somalia, Kenya and sporadically in Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi. There is also a possibility the militant group has a hand in the unending South Sudan crisis.
Kenya Government has taken a bold step to reach out for support to fight Al Shabaab Terrorist Group. Kenya Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed announced that Kenya has embarked on a winning lane as the country got support of United Arab Emirates (UAE) countries to fight the Somalia jihadist group.
- UAE countries to offer to speed up military exit, stabilize, rebuild Somalia and stop youth radicalization
- The resourceful rich United Arab Emirates countries to provide humanitarian support to refugees in camps through United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
- UAE also keen on broader regional matters; crisis in South Sudan, Burundi and Somalia
- To help speed-up building military capacity through equipment modernization
- Supporting the Somalia President in forming a stable government
- To help Somalia rebuild their country, in turn build industries that can create jobs and stop youth radicalization
Speaking in Nairobi on Monday 7, June 2015, Kenya Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed with her UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdallah announced that the two countries have also agreed to strengthen bilateral relations, open up for more investments for both economies.