Mombasa

  • Church torched, one shot at in Kenya's Mombasa October 4, 2013

    Nairobi: A church was torched and a protester shot at in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa Friday in the wake of the killing of an influential Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Rogo, and three others the previous day. Muslim youths set ablaze a Salvation Army church in Majengo, Mombasa, to protest the...
  • Pakistani terror trainer behind Kenyan attack September 22, 2013

    A Pakistaniorigin man is believed to be the security and training chief of Al Qaeda linked Shahab group that carried out the horrific attack at an upscale Kenyan mall killing at least 59 people. Abu Musa Mombasa, a Pakistani citizen, serves as Shabaab's chief of security and training, the Long War...
  • Polls begin in Kenya amid fears of violence March 4, 2013

    Nairobi: Long lines of Kenyans queued from far before dawn as polls opened on Monday for hard-fought elections, hours after several policemen were killed in an ambush in the port city of Mombasa. The elections are the first since bloody post-poll violence five years ago in which over 1,100 people...
  • Kenya-Namibia ties shifted to Mombasa June 4, 2012

    Johannesburg: The International Cricket Council moved Kenya's Intercontinental Cup match against Namibia to the coastal town of Mombasa on Monday because of security fears in Nairobi. The ICC said the four-day match and two 50-over games had been moved out of the Kenyan capital and were postponed from June until late...