Kenya to stop hosting Somali refugees, govt says

An overview of the part of Dadaab refugee camp in a picture taken on April 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO | TONY KARUMBA

What you need to know:

  • Kenya hosts around 550,000 refugees in two camps at Kakuma and Dadaab, the world's largest.
  • Only a few thousand have taken up the offer, however, leaving Kenya frustrated at the slowness.
  • A DRA employee reached by phone at work on Friday afternoon expressed surprise, saying he knew nothing of the directive.



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