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Deadly Blasts Hit Kenyan Coastal City

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 07.03.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least three people were killed in a grenade blast in one of two explosions Saturday along the coast of Kenya, an east Afric...

Trouble Looms as Kenya Struggles to Combat Terrorism

Jonathan Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2014 | World
Jonathan Horowitz

While the media's gaze may sharpen on Somalia, the port city of Mombasa is becoming increasingly known for acts of terrorism, counterterrorism human rights abuses, and -- most recently -- growing tensions between violent Muslim youth and the old-guard.

'It Was THIS BIG': Fishermen Catch Live Bomb

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

MOMBASA, Kenya -- Officials in Kenya say two fishermen in the coastal city of Mombasa have found a bomb on the seabed that could be decades old. Poli...

PHOTOS: World Tourism Day: 12 Great Cultural Destinations

The Huffington Post | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.27.2011 | Travel

World Tourism Day, like a lot of the "holidays" declared by the United Nations sounds like a bureaucratic invention, but by putting aside a day to cel...

Yugoslavia Genocide Suspect Arrested In Kenya

The Standard | Cyrus Ombati | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Yugoslavia genocide suspect was yesterday arrested in a dramatic raid on his posh hotel in Mombasa in what police believe is a crucial operation....

Life In Mombasa: See It For Yourself (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

David Axe of War Is Boring posts an interesting short video of his recent trip through Mombasa, the second largest city in Kenya that lies along the I...