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3 dead, several injured in Mombasa terrorist attack on crowded bus

At least three people were killed and several others injured Saturday as Kenya’s port city of Mombasa was hit by new militant attacks, officials said. One blast occurred in the busy Mwembe Tayari area of the city centre, and the other close to a well-known beach hotel, the Reef Hotel,…

Kenya’s elephants may vanish in 10 years, warns prominent naturalist

A Kenya Wildlife Service officer holds an elephant ivory tusk, as they are displayed outside the Port of Mombasa’s police station, in Mombasa, Kenya, earlier this month, after a container ship containing more than 440 pieces…  …

Polls open in Kenyan elections after gun attacks

Long lines of Kenyans queued from far before dawn as polls opened 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 were killed,…

Kenya arrests controversial Muslim preacher

MOMBASA, Kenya — Kenyan police Sunday arrested a Muslim preacher who had been previously arrested but acquitted of the 2002 bombing of an Israeli-owned hotel near Mombasa which killed 15 people. Aboud Rogo Mohammed, a cleric in Kenya’s port city of Mombasa since 1997, was arrested in a raid in…

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