mombasa mombasa  /mɑm ˈbɑ sə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a port city in southern Kenya on a coral island in a bay of the Indian Ocean

News

  1. Kenyan authorities are mistaking a new local currency for a separatist movement

    They were in the wrong slum at the wrong time. Two weeks ago, members of a Kenyan non-profit group working to improve conditions in an impoverished settlement outside of Mombasa were arrested and thrown ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Kenya jails nine Somalis to five years for piracy

    MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - A Kenyan court sentenced nine Somali citizens each to five years in prison on Monday after finding them guilty of violently hijacking a vessel, MV Magellan Star, in the Gulf of Aden in September 2010. The nine were captured by international anti-piracy forces before being handed over to Kenya to be prosecuted, because Somalia was not considered able to try them ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Police step up search for Nairobi, Mombasa bombers

    NAIROBI, Kenya, June 10 (UPI) -- Police have ramped up the search for those behind the bombings in Mombasa and Kenya's capital of Nairobi in which at least 15 people were hurt, officials say.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: UPI

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