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Squeezed Kenyan poachers switch to al Shabaab charcoal racket - police

By Kagondu Njagi | Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:00 AM
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NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation)Kenyan poachers squeezed by more effective wildlife protection have found work in the regional illegal charcoal trade run by the  Islamist group al Shabaab to fund its terror-related activities, Kenyan and international police officials say.

“The al Shabaab-controlled charcoal trade is emerging as the new security threat facing the country&rsquo...

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