Mombasa (/məmˈbɑːsə/; Kenyan English:[mɔmˈbɑːsə]) is a city on the coast of Kenya. It is the nation's second-largest city, after the capital Nairobi, with an estimated population of 1.2 million people in 2014. Administratively, Mombasa is the capital of Mombasa County, whose current governor is Hassan Ali Joho.
A regional cultural and economic hub, Mombasa has an extra-large port and an international airport, and is an important regional tourism centre. Located on the east coast of Kenya, in Mombasa County and the former Coast Province, Mombasa's situation on the Indian Ocean made it a historical trading centre, and it has been controlled by many countries because of its strategic location.
1428 Mombasa, provisional designation 1937 NO, is a large asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, about 57 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by English-born South African astronomer Cyril Jackson at Union Observatory, Johannesburg on 5 July 1937.
“Goddess,” a new musical getting its world premiere at Berkeley Rep beginning this week, is set in a thriving Mombasa, Kenya, Afro-jazz nightclub, where a riveting singer casts a spell on everyone present, including a young man who’s come home from America, and is expected to assume his political lineage in a powerful family and marry his fiancee.
Legion’ got a lot of things wrong, but it got British music right ... Then Justin Ma [Subset Games’ artist and co-designer] finally sent me that 2cello take on Hans Zimmer’s Mombasa on YouTube and said, ‘make something like this.’ So I did, and that became the trailer music you can hear as a bonus track on the album.
The squad is dropped into New Mombasa with orders to go after the Covenant supercarrier holding position over the city ...ODST’s story owes a great deal to detective stories and film noir and the game’s music and atmosphere reflect that. New Mombasa overflows with atmosphere, especially in The Rookie’s section, which takes place entirely at night.
Two theories remain popular and one is there was a shipwreck of an AmericanShip and records (the old 78 Bakelite records of CountryMusic floated to the shores of Seychelles and Mombasa in Kenya and the locals collected them and played them on their old wind-up gramophones.
"After four months, the victims just want to go home. They have become deeply traumatised and suicidal ...Common in India, so-called mujra dance bars - where young women dance to Bollywood music for money from male patrons - have mushroomed in cities including Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu, where large numbers of Kenyans of South Asian descent live ... .
Her voice and style has an affinity with female jazz vocalists of the 1930s and soul and folk music of the 1960s." Maia Von Lekow is the daughter of famous Mombasa born singer and entertainer Sal Davis - ...
"Choirmaster FairlieMartin trained us to sing and act," says Doreen of her foray into the music world "as a Santa Cruz girl" before Mombasa-born saxophonist husband Mickey Correa swept her to Colaba ...Once this Girton School music teacher had her own wedding guests serenaded by ...
Fernandes also plans to features those entertained us through music, song and dance. Naturally, Mombasa and Coast looms large in the planned book if only because Mombasa, for example, was the nursery for some of the finest sprinters in the country, both male and female.