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Obama’s visit to Kenya triggers travel warning for US citizens

The US has urged its citizens in Kenya to “maintain a high level of security awareness” as part of a new travel warning ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit.

Barack Obama to visit Kenya.
US President Barack Obama to visit Kenya. Image by DVIDSHUB / CC BY 2.0

Obama will be in Nairobi to address a summit on global entrepreneurship (24-26 July), and the US State Department believes it could provide “a target for terrorists”. The travel warning is set to expire on 30 July. Read more: bbc.co.uk