Neither Arabic or Swahili writings make note of Gedi, despite it being located 65 miles from the port city of Mombasa.
On Tuesday, “unknown assailants” gunned down Makaburi as he was leaving a courthouse outside Mombasa.
The payment of ransoms is often done in Nairobi, Mombasa and European capitals, London in particular.
As a matter of course, a telegraph was laid between Eden Vale and Mombasa together with this double-railed railway.
Mombasa is a little island about two by three miles in extent.
Hence residence on the coast and in Mombasa itself is not conducive to health, and by no means desirable for a length of time.
The agents in London, Trieste, and Mombasa were each paid £800 per annum.
With this in view, the road to Mombasa was thoroughly repaired.
The latter had been in Mombasa before, but to-day his head was full of the expedition.
"Mombasa," I said then, and Mombasa appeared instantly, with Kilindini harbor fringed with palm-trees.