Coast tightening security in tourism resorts as high season begins

Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), warns that Al-Shabaab group is plotting major attacks in East Africa.
MOMBASA (Xinhua) — Kenyan authorities on Thursday announced elaborate security measures in the tourism resorts in the coastal city as high season kicked off in August.
According to tourism stakeholders, bookings for hotels at the Coast are increasing with the onset of the August season, giving hope to the recovery of the tourism sector.
Coast Regional Coordinator Nelson Marwa told journalists in Mombasa that the police have increased patrols at key installations that might be targeted by Al-Shabaab group.
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