Ms Mwanatumu Mwalimu

Ms Mwanatumu Mwalimu, 23, a widow whose husband,  Khalfan Lenuku Abdallah, was among four men whose bodies were found in Tsavo National Park early this year. 

| Mohamed Ahmed | Nation Media Group

Women bear the brunt of men’s links to Shabaab

What you need to know:

  • Her heart aches with betrayal when she recalls that her in-laws sent her away to her ailing mother.
  • Ms Mwalimu regrets that her youthful life is going to waste away.
  • She defends her slain husband from claims that he had terror links.

Mwanatumu Mwalimu fancied being in a lovely marriage, a young mother just beginning to raise her children. 


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