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In an attempt to shield itself from the armed group al-Shabab, Kenya has started construction on a 700km long wall along its porous border with Somalia. The project will stretch from the town of Mandera in the north to Kiunga in the south and will consist of brick walls, fences and observation posts.

The number of attacks on Kenya has surged recently due to its military involement in Somalia. Earlier this year, 148 people, including 142 students were killed after gunmen stormed the Garissa University College, 200km from the Somali border. The massacre put pressure on President Kenyatta to deal with al-Shabab who have killed more than 400 people in the past two years. His response: build a wall.

In the film we speak with people who have direct access to the project, who claim that the plan is unfeasible and won't enhance the country's security. We hear how it is corruption among immigration officials, lack of coordination with intelligence agencies and slow responses from security forces that have rendered Kenya unable to stem the attacks.

Our access with al-Shabab fighters reveals what the government will not want to hear: that the biggest threat is actually from within. The Muslim community speak of the constant intimidation and harassment from the security forces, proclaiming that it is this which is creating the perfect environment for al-Shabab to exploit and run its recruitment drive.