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Mombassa, the elder, is narrow-framed, almost wizened, with long, thinning grey hair, tied in a ponytail, hanging down his characteristically clad-in-fl back.
While Mombassa, who was championed by Patrick White almost two decades ago, received his first oil set at 14 and completed his first painting a year later (of the house next door to their New Zealand home), O'Doherty started painting later in life.
Not that Mombassa, whose best-known works are probably the scatological and iconoclastic Mambo images from which the duo's band name could be linked, wants to make too much of it all.
www.smh.com.au /cgi-bin/common/printArticle.pl?path=/articles/2002/06/28/1023864653369.html   (1278 words)

 Mombassa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Mombassa was a stark contrast to what we had seen so far although we had been cosseted in hotels etc., the surrounding countryside and people had seemed pretty effluent.
Driving through Mombassa town and to the hotel it showed that here it was not the case.
Mombassa beach had miles of golden sand, and warm clear blue water.Which made it all the more distressing that you were unable to enjoy it.
elaine-scott.tripod.com /mombassa.htm   (725 words)

 Mombassa - Peruvian Paso - September 6, 1999
Mombassa - Peruvian Paso - September 6, 1999
The lady I bought her from was in Mombassa, Africa when she was born, so that's how she got her name.
Mombassa has the most personality I've ever seen in a horse.
www.petoftheday.com /archive/1999/September/06.html   (86 words)

 Unanswered questions regarding Kenya terror attacks
The Mombassa bombing coincided with a gun attack on a Likud party office in Beit She’an, Israel the same day where primary elections were being held to select a new leader for the party.
Israeli officials linked the Mombassa attacks to Al Qaeda because the simultaneous incidents at the airport and the hotel required a good deal of planning and because tourists were the targets, as in the Bali bombing, which has also been blamed on Al Qaeda.
It may be entirely coincidence that the Mombassa bombing gave Sharon an opportunity to link Palestinian attacks on Israelis with Al Qaeda, and to swing the Likud election in his favour, but one cannot dismiss the possibility of Mossad—Israel’s secret service—being involved in the Kenyan attacks.
www.wsws.org /articles/2002/dec2002/keny-d05.shtml   (2227 words)

 eye | feature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Even for an outfit as art-conscious as Mambo, the clothing company’s relationship with Reg Mombassa, probably its most significant collaborator, is unusual.
Mombassa is too self-critical to see himself as a moralist, but his abiding subject is human folly.
Mombassa admired the conceptual art produced by his friends, but he felt compelled to make images.
www.eyemagazine.com /feature.php?id=77&fid=447   (714 words)

 Travelmap.nl | Strandvakantie Kenia
Mombassa is een kustplaats / havenstad met een lange historie.
Portugezen en Arabieren voerden hun handel langs Mombassa.
Mombassa is 3423 keer bekeken sinds 1 sep. '04
www.travelmap.nl /stedentrip.asp?pid=31   (144 words)

 afrol News - Mombassa terrorist attack "possible because of high concentration of small arms"
With the attacks in Mombassa, the deployment of small arms and light weapons had "changed its character," the Germany-based centre says.
While guerrilla troops had attacked airplanes with surface-to-air missiles in the 1990s during the civil wars in Angola and in Congo Kinshasa; the attack on Mombassa, however, was "distinctive" because it had "happened at a time of peace and because its targets were innocent tourists," BICC concludes.
Mr Croll says that the Mombassa attack was "an escalation" of the situation, "for which, however, the breeding ground already existed." This breeding ground was to be found more in the northern neighbour states of relatively stable and liberal Kenya than in the country itself.
www.afrol.com /News2003/ken001_som_terrorwar.htm   (1044 words)

 After Mombassa : SF Indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The attacks in Mombassa, Kenya against Israeli targets may prove to be a turning point for Al-Qa'eda.
Qa'edat Al-Jihad's claim of responsibility was fairly credible in the Mombassa case, because its announcement contained precise information that only the planners of the attack could have known.
The Mombassa bombings are likely to change the face of the current confrontation.
sf.indymedia.org /print.php?id=1557487   (1044 words)

 Project Experience   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Mombassa, KPA’s main port, handled ten million tons of cargo and 290,000 TEU of containers in 2001.
The primary aim of the audit was to assess the integrity of KPA’s maintenance systems for the Port of Mombassa so that appropriate procedures could be implemented in a SAP IT system that is to be installed for KPA.
This involved a detailed assessment of the fatigue status of the equipment, and the development of a projection of the “cycles to failure” for the equipment.
www.bmtmc.com /mombassa.html   (193 words)

 Attacks on Israeli Targets in Kenya
At roughly the same time, an explosion occurred in the lobby of a hotel in Mombassa, Kenya, where many Israelis were staying.
Osama bin Ladin's al-Qaida network maintains a strong presence in Kenya, and a number of the senior members of the organization were originally from the region.
Many of the group's operatives have operated in Mombassa for extended periods in the past and know the city well.
www.ict.org.il /spotlight/det.cfm?id=849   (577 words)

 Mombassa Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Mombassa Travel is a great location whether you are traveling with a family or by yourself.
Mombassa golf resorts, horseback riding in Mombassa, Mombassa single vacations, adventure vacation in Mombassa, Mombassa scuba vacations, Mombassa hotels, Mombassa retreats, luxury vacations to Mombassa, Mombassa travel, wildlife tours in Mombassa, as well as many other activities.
When selecting a hotel in Mombassa Travel, you're going to want to find one close to where you'll be spending most of your time and doing your sightseeing, due to the massive size of the city.
www.tdgtravel.com /USA/cn_110/Mombassa.htm   (352 words)

 Mombassa Paradise Hotel
The remains of poolside tables at the Paradise Hotel near Mombassa.
US and Israeli sources have pointed the finger of blame at Al Qaeda for the November 28 bombing of the Israeli owned Paradise Hotel in Mombassa, Kenya and the attempted missile attack on an...
November 28, on the Israeli-owned Mombassa Paradise hotel at Kikamabala, and for the missile strike...
www.cheap-hotels-travel-vacations.com /discount/mombassa-paradise-hotel.html   (661 words)

 Around The World - Kenya - Mombassa
Arrived in Mombassa around 9:30am a few hours behind schedule after an uncomfortable bus ride and immediately went in search of the closest hotel.
We got up early and ate our non-free breakfast in our hotel and headed out to catch a matutu (a van with lots of seats) from the post-office to the ferry (which was free) to the other side of the harbour.
We caught the matutu back into mombassa (waiting at the ferry for a petrol truck to make the traverse on its own) and organised ourselves for the bus trip that night.
markc.ethereal.net /aroundtheworld/980214.shtml   (1678 words)

 Mombassa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Le luxe tapageur des complexes hôteliers contraste, il est vrai avec la vie rudimentaires des habitants...
econde ville du pays, après Nairobi, Mombassa (341 000 hab) est une île reliée au continent par une digue vers l'intérieur, un pont vers le nord, tandis qu'un ferry assure la liaison vers le sud.
rincipal port du Kenya, Mombassa n'est pas une ville de plaisance, néanmoins...
terres-civilisations.chez.tiscali.fr /Mombassa.html   (171 words)

 Mobassa Kenya Missile bomb
The veteran Capt. thought a bird had hit the fuselage until he spotted two white vapour trails not far off his port wing.
Capt Marik quickly radioed the control tower at Mombassa and his airline headquarters.
Realizing he was under attack he opted not to return to Mombassa and probably more missiles.
judicial-inc.biz /Kenya_missiles.htm   (690 words)

 Sailing in South Africa (SA) and the Indian Ocean.
It is NOT recommended that a yacht enter the Mombassa port unless conditions are poor.
There are a couple of creeks just North of Mombassa which are much more user friendly for cruising yachts.
However, should it be necessary to enter the port of Mombassa there is a yacht club with difficult anchorage (steep drop-off) as shown on the relevant chart.
www.cruiser.co.za /africa1.asp   (1437 words)

 Traveljournals.net - Travel stories from from Mombassa, Kenya
Collection of 1 travel stories from Mombassa, Kenya.
We arrived at around 4 pm on Wednesday the 19th into Mombassa.
We were a day early so we weren’t allowed to get off the ship but we did ha...
www.traveljournals.net /stories/kenya/mombassa   (65 words)

Kenya's second largest city, the ancient Muslim Indian Ocean port of Mombassa, serving Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Zaïre, is one of the most important platform in the Eastern Africa but it is not equipped enough for large traffic.
A police unit was recently established at the Kenya Revenue Authority to tackle tax evaders, including scandals involving duty evasion at the Port of Mombasa.
Uganda's most troublesome infrastructure problems lies in Kenya - the corrupt and inefficient port of Mombassa and the poor condition of the road between Mombasa and Kampala.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/mombassa.htm   (389 words)

 Some 13 persons killed in explosion in Israeli hotel in Mombassa
A spokesman for the Israeli ministry of tourism said that an Israeli investor owns the said hotel, and all the clients inside it during the explosion were Israelis and were occupying its four floors.
The Kenyan police said that three persons detonated a booby trapped car near the hotel which was burnt totally, adding that the three men are suspected to be of a Middle East origin, adding that the explosion took place just five minutes after the attempt made against the Israeli plane.
The regional police commissioner in Mombassa said that the total number of killings in the explosion might increase to 16 and that attempts are made to remove the ruins from the site of the explosion.
www.arabicnews.com /ansub/Daily/Day/021129/2002112907.html   (629 words)

 Dog Trumpet 2002
Dog Trumpet is the vehicle for the musical activities of brothers Peter O’Doherty and Reg Mombassa.
The addition of drums, double bass, flute and violins took their eccentric pop songs on circuitous but fruitful detours into percussive psychedelic folk, country, bubblegum and semi-abstract hillbilly blues.
Wah Wah guitar by Reg Mombassa, with Andy Travers on drums.
www.dogtrumpet.com.au /history.htm   (845 words)

 Danparcs - Mombassa Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In the desert, you’ll drive through the legionnaires’ fortress, or into the oasis, or further out into the desert in a moon car or electric car.
The Mombassa Republic is a 700 m2 indoor play area for all children aged 0 to 12.
Weather permitting, the Mombassa Savannah may also be open – with sandpits and a playground – open to all little Big Game Hunters and Desert Princesses!
www.danparcs.dk /sw7931.asp   (225 words)

 CNN.com - UK eases Kenya flight ban - Jun. 26, 2003
The warning against "inessential" travel to Kenya was also lifted, although officials say the threat of terrorist attacks in the country remains "real" and have advised all visitors to exercise caution.
The ban on flights to Mombassa is expected to be lifted soon pending the completion of work at the city's airport, a government statement said.
The attack was apparently timed to take place at the same time as unsuccessful missile strike on an Israeli charter jet taking off from Mombassa airport.
cnn.com /2003/WORLD/africa/06/26/uk.kenya.flights   (396 words)

 Uganda to England 07/13/10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
It was received in Mombassa on July 17.
It was a handstamp in which loose type could be inserted so it was usable for any post office.
sent in a closed pouch assembled in Mombassa and not handled until arrival in England.
www.stampnotes.com /Today_in_Postal_History/071310.html   (353 words)

 Kenyan Society UK :: Flights to Mombassa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
From Friday 9 December, Kenya Airways are offering passengers a weekly service from London-Heathrow Terminal 4 direct to Mombassa on Kenya Airways' Boeing 777.
"With the strong demand from customers connecting through our Nairobi hub to Mombassa, we are keen to offer them the choice of a direct flight where they can relax onboard the Boeing 777 all the way to the coast after a brief stop in Nairobi" said David Granville, UK Country Manager, Kenya Airways.
The weekly flight will return on Saturday morning's non-stop from Mombassa to London-Heathrow, departing Mombassa at 09.45 and arriving at 16.10 into Terminal 4.
www.kenyansociety.co.uk /090905-flights-to-mombasa.html   (181 words)

 Action in Focus, Branch No.1 Nairobi, Kenya
Their focus began with helping orphans and street children in Nairobi and Mombassa.
The Makadara Homeless Aid Program is one that we undertook in Mombassa, which focuses on supplying medical check-ups for the needy, collaborating with a doctor from Municipal Council Dispensary and Clinical Officers from Coast General Hospital.
We organize a literacy program in the Bombolulu area of Mombassa, geared to children from poor backgrounds, such as orphans, street children, and refugee children.
www.familycare.org /network/f08.htm   (1571 words)

Hello everyone, this is to tell you about a special additional event to my advertised Magic calendar for this half of the year.
My daughter Gemma has been invited along on a trip of a lifetime with the Girl Guides to visit the Mikoroshoni School in Mombassa, Kenya to help to build a library for the school.
A large proportion of the costs of the expedition are being met by the guides by fundraising throughout the year.
www.gamesreviews.net /message261267.html   (683 words)

 Danparcs - Mombassa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In der Wüste fährst du mit Mooncar oder Elektroauto durch das Fort der Legionäre, in die Oase und weiter in die Wüste hinaus.
Die Republik Mombassa ist ein 700 m² großes Spiel- und Tummelland für alle Kinder von 0 bis 12 Jahren.
Tipp: Klicke auf den roten Punkt: Auf diese Weise kannst du dich durch ganz Mombassa bewegen.
www.danparcs.dk /sw9130.asp   (203 words)

 Stockholm Spectator GroupBlog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
According to Omar’s account, American soldiers stationed at “a base in Djibouti” trawl the streets of Mombassa, procuring preteen Muslim boys and girls for sexual gratification.
The article claims that these events transpired “several days” after the bombing of the Paradise Hotel in Mombassa, on November 28, 2002, and the near-simultaneous SAM missile attack on an airliner leaving the city’s airport.
That there exists in Mombassa a Swedish-speaking 13 year-old prostitute/drug dealer of Arab origin might sound far-fetched, but just try to disprove it.
www.spectator.se /stambord   (5305 words)

 Danparcs - aktiv ferie, familieferie, weekendferie, ferieophold, ferie boliger, feriecentre, feriecenter, rønbjerg ...
Og når du har børstet støvet af dig, kan du gå på opdagelse i Mombassas eksotiske landsby og lære, hvordan de indfødte maler ansigtet, fremstiller smykker eller bare klipper og klistrer!
Når vejret tillader det, er Mombassas Savanne - med sandkasser og legeplads - åben for alle små Storvildtjægere og Ørkenprinsesser!
Hint: klik på den røde prik og du kan på den måde bevæge dig rundt og se Mombassa.
www.danparcs.dk /sw3663.asp   (228 words)

 Sunway - holiday to Mombassa, Kenya from Ireland.
The Mombassa coastline stretches along the Indian Ocean and Mombassa itself is Kenya’s second largest city.
It offers the unique combination of a cosmopolitan population of African, European, Arab and Asian creating a new and unique culture known as Swahili.
Shop for local handcrafts and art at the busy bazaars, explore the old town of Mombassa, or visit the nearby National Parks and reserves.
www.sunway.ie /longhaul/indexb.asp?Resort=KENM   (271 words)

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