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Kenyans Mock CNN with #SomeoneTellCNN After They Report Kenya as ‘Terror Hotbed’

President Obama is visiting Kenya this week, and CNN has been reporting today on how the region is a “hotbed of terror” (referring to al-Shabaab militants in East Africa).

Kenyans on Twitter, however, took offense and immediately got the mocking hashtag #SomeoneTellCNN trending worldwide. Here are highlights from the tweeting:

And on top of all that, Kenya’s interior minister today called on CNN to apologize “if it was civilized enough.”

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