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Kenya clears fuel spillage after cargo train derails on coast

May 21 2018

MOMBASA Kenyan authorities worked to clear fuel and recover damaged wagons on Monday a day after a train carrying 250,000 liters of petrol derailed at Mombasa and dumped part of its cargo into the Indian Ocean and onto a major highway, officials said.

Heavy rains, landslides kill at least 100 in Kenya: Red Cross

Apr 30 2018

MOMBASA Hiribae Mame stood waist-deep in water outside her wrecked house in eastern Kenya, one of around 200,000 people forced to flee by weeks of floods, landslides and heavy rains.

Kenya police raid Islamic school, arresting teachers and holding 100 children

Dec 19 2017

MOMBASA, Kenya Kenyan police raided an Islamic school on Tuesday, arresting two teachers and taking around 100 children into protective custody in what police described as a counter-terrorism operation involving foreign law-enforcement agencies.

Kenyan opposition leader Odinga, who withdrew from vote re-run, calls for protests

Oct 15 2017

MOMBASA, Kenya Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who withdrew from a presidential election re-run set for Oct. 26 saying it should only take place once wide-ranging reforms are undertaken, urged his supporters on Sunday to hold protests.

Gunmen kill two in attack on university convoy in Kenya

Oct 10 2017

MOMBASA, Kenya Two staff members of a Kenyan university were killed south of Mombasa on Tuesday when gunmen fired on vehicles carrying them and students to their campus, the area police chief said.

Suspected al Shabaab militants behead four in Kenya's Lamu County: official

Sep 06 2017

MOMBASA, Kenya Suspected militants from the Somali group al Shabaab beheaded four men in two different attacks in Lamu County on Kenya's north coast on Wednesday, authorities said, a month after 12 people were killed in similar incidents in the region.

Gunmen kill two policemen at church on Kenya's coast

Sep 03 2017

MOMBASA Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Kenya's southern coast on Sunday in an attack that police said bore the hallmarks of Somalia's Islamist militant group al Shabaab.

Landmine kills three in coastal Kenya: official

Aug 31 2017

MOMBASA Three civilians were killed after their vehicle ran over a landmine on a road near Kenya’s border with Somalia, a government official said, in the fifth such incident in the area in three months.

Landmine kills three in northeast Kenya - official

Aug 31 2017

MOMBASA, Aug 31 Three civilians were killed after their vehicle ran over a landmine on a road near Kenya’s border with Somalia, a government official said, in the fifth such incident in the area in three months.

Elderly Swiss couple found murdered in Kenya's Mombasa city

Aug 20 2017

MOMBASA The bodies of an elderly Swiss couple were found dumped by a country road in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa with severe injuries on Sunday, police said, and the caretaker of a property where they had been due to stay was being sought for questioning.

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