CNN faces social media backlash for calling Kenya 'terror hotbed'

In a segment on CNN’s news show Erin Burnett UPFRONT, stand-in host Kate Bolduan introduced a segment using the line ".....and now security concerns for President Obama on the eve of his trip to one of the most dangerous countries in the world." PHOTO | CORRESPONDENT |

What you need to know:

  • The interview came after the White House downplayed media concerns over President Barack Obama’s security in Kenya.
  • She said that the breach was serious considering the fact that the document was also posted on Facebook.

International news channel CNN aroused social media outrage after airing a story that referred to Kenya as a “terror hotbed”.


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