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Kenyan President May Blow Up Norway Ship

Kenya’s President may order a Norwegian ship to be blown up in the harbour, after rifles and machine guns were found on board in Mombasa on Thursday. The raid was conducted by an elite division of the Kenyan police because of a tip off from US intelligence, informing Kenyan authorities that the ship Høegh Transporter […]

In 2009, Sofie Amalie Klougart traveled to Mombasa, Kenya with the nonprofit ActionAid. Her day job was to document ActionAid’s numerous efforts to alleviate poverty in the country. Fascinated by the country, Klougart spent her nights and weekends traveling the country in search of stories. While visiting the country’s numerous beautiful beaches, Ama was struck by the […]

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A Dutch airliner has suspended its charter flights to Mombasa’s Moi International Airport over insecurity fears. In its latest edition, eTurbo News, which covers tourism and aviation news, indicates that the airline owned by TUI Holland/Arkefly has suspended indefinitely flights on the route over concerns regarding the security of tourists visiting Kenya. “It is like […]

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The United Kingdom has closed its Mombasa consulate over security concerns. A statement from the UK Foreign Office said it would provide normal consular assistance to its nationals through the Nairobi office. “Following the changes made to our travel advice on Wednesday 14 May the decision has been made to close our Honorary Consulate office […]

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Hundreds of UK visitors were Thursday flying out of Mombasa following Wednesday’s advisory from London, urging cancellation of all non-essential travel to Kenya. More than 1,000 tourists were expected to have left Mombasa and surrounding towns two days after the warning, said to be strongest ever issued by a foreign government on Kenya. On Thursday, […]

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