MOMBASA Top Stories

All Africa: [The Star] Hoteliers in Mombasa have thanked the United Nations World Tourism Organisation for endorsing Kenya as a safe tourist destination....
All Africa: [The Star] Two lobby groups in Mombasa have blamed the environmental watchdog over lead poisoning in Owino Uhuru estate, Changamwe, Mombasa....
Topix: Kenyan authorities are questioning a legislative employee about a suspected plot to attack parliament in Nairobi, police and lawmakers said on Monday, amid concern after assaults by Islamist militants. MOMBASA: Kenyan authorities are questioning a legislative...
BBC News: By Gabriella MulliganNairobi 28 April 2015 From the section Business A bus that overturned on the way to the airport in Mombasa. No one was killed - but many others are not so lucky. Africa has only 2% of the world's vehicles - yet 16% of road traffic deaths....
Big News Network: Customs officials in Thailand have seized 3.1 tonnes of African elephant ivory, worth over 5 million euros. Some 511 pieces, originating from Mombasa. Kenya, were confiscated in what is the ......
The Independent: As AlexanderMonson lay dying in a Kenyan police station three years ago after an alleged beating in custody, police officers ignored him, neither bothering to help him nor seek medical assistance, a family friend told a long-awaited inquest. When Mr Monson’s...
BBC News: 27 April 2015 From the section EnglandAlexanderMonson, who died in 2012, was heir to his family's Burton estate in Lincolnshire A Kenyan inquest into the death of a BritishLord's son three years ago has heard from his mother who said he died "violently" at...
Topix: Some 511 pieces of ivory, including whole tusks, was found on April 25 in a container at a post in Thailand. The cargo was "marked as tea leaves transported from Mombasa, Kenya, and on to Laos,'' Thai customs said....
The Inquisitr: Authorities don’t yet know if they represent a stockpile from the African source, or whether elephants were freshly killed for this latest supply. Another shipment, this one totaling four tons, was seized on April 20; it came from the Democratic Republic...
South China Morning Post: More than three tonnes of elephant ivory have been found at a Thai port stashed in a container shipped from Kenya, customs said - the second huge haul of tusks from Africa in less than a week. The discovery, which would be worth millions of dollars on the...
All Africa: [SeychellesNewsAgency] Mombasa -Four Kenyan nationals and a Seychellois man have appeared before a Mombasa court on charges of heroin trafficking....
All Africa: [The Star] REIGNING national champions Kenya Ports Authority crushed to a surprise 79-80 loss at the hands of Thunder in a tight Premier League clash at Makande Welfare hall, Mombasa....
Big News Network: DETECTIVES at the Coast are holding suspects believed to be funding terror activities through money laundering. Officers drawn from the Anti-Terror and Anti- Fraud police units arrested the ......