Fighting extremism in coastal Kenya: a mosque rebounds

Locals have reclaimed a mosque in the port city of Mombasa after it was overrun by young extremists late last year. But the youth won't give it up that easily.

By , Correspondent

Ariel Zirulnick

Musa Mosque reclaimed its name on Friday, declaring it was back on track after an eight-month takeover by radical Islamic youth who have surged in number amid increasing extremism along Kenya's coast.