How Kenya was left stranded with tanks meant for S. Sudan

Kenyan military officers inspect some tanks after they were offloaded from the mv Faina on Febraury 15, 2009 which had been hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Somalia. Photo/FILE

The US last year threatened to impose “sweeping sanctions” against Kenya if it delivered 32 Russian-made tanks to the government of Southern Sudan, according to leaked embassy cables.

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