Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a statement that the Shebab would “have no time to breathe” and vowed revenge.
Two people died in the Kenya attacks in northern Mandera County when gunmen believed to be Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels shot at a bus and truck headed for Mandera town.
He said interfaith dialogue isn’t a luxury or optional, but is simply “essential.”
Francis Wanjohi, Mombasa’s police chief, said all twenty crew on the ship, carrying 257 trucks and armoured personnel carriers for United Nations troops, would be charged with trafficking.
Earlier this year, Kenya’s marathon star Rita Jeptoo was banned for two years after being caught doping.
The region’s police chief, Willy Lugusa, said Wednesday that the passenger boat was headed for Kiwa Island from Remba Island when the incident happened at about 2 a.m. Wednesday (2300 GMT Tuesday).
The president also says women and people from certain communities historically haven’t been viewed as entrepreneurial in Africa and are at a disadvantage. He says women are “powerhouse entrepreneurs.”
Obama is likening gay rights to women’s rights, religious rights and civil rights. He says as someone with Kenyan relatives, he knows how Kenya’s history of mistreating women has held it back.
Barack Obama will also spend private time with family members but will not travel to the village that is most closely associated with the family name, said White House.
Two years ago Somali Islamists al Shebab massacred 67 shoppers and staff in four days of carnage in Kenya’s Westgate shopping mall.
At least 11 people were also wounded in the attack that took place in Mandera town in northeastern Kenya.
Incident happened amid students fearing the University of Nairobi’s Kikuyu campus had come under attack.
The freeze list also includes organizations dealing in remittances to Somalia and human rights groups.
Kenyan streets were filled with public anger over late response from police during University attack which left 148 dead.
The airstrikes follow threats by President Uhuru Kenyatta that he would retaliate “in the severest way possible”.