Nairobi attack: Why Kenya and why now?

When Kenya sent thousands of soldiers across the border to hunt down Al-Shabaab in Somalia, the Islamist militant group warned they would get their revenge. On Saturday, and through the weekend, the nightmares promised by Al-Shabaab became a bloody, body-strewn reality. The Daily Maverick Africa Correspondent, Simon Allison, explains how Somalia’s messy civil war spilled […]