Kenya ranks as the 3rd most hard hit by terrorists in Africa after Nigeria and Somalia, the Global Terrorism Index Survey shows.
Nairobi has seen a sharp decline in tourism and increased terrorism after its military incursion in Somalia.
Strings of terror attacks left several hundreds dead and public confidence on the governments ability to secure citizens from terror at an all-time low.
The country is gradually making inroads in bringing security back though the challenge of internal conflicts, particularly ethnic are still a challenge.
Radicalization of youths in the coastal regions particularly Mombasa is worrying and proving a challenge to security agencies.