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Lamu struggles to attract tourists after kidnappings


The Kenyan tourist resort of Lamu has been hit hard by the kidnapping of tourists by Somali gangs last year.

Hoteliers and tour organisers say visitor numbers are sharply down in the country where tourism accounts for 10% of the economy.

Fiona Foster talks to some of those affected and finds out how security has been stepped up in an effort to bring the tourists back.

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