History of Kenya – African History

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Kenya history: Mombasa in the 1500s Portuguese conquer Mombasa In the early 1500s AD, Portuguese ships under the rule of Charles V managed to capture the important seaport of Mombasa in Kenya, as part of their plan to control trade between India, Africa, and Europe. Mombasa shipped out gold, ivory, seashells, and enslaved [...]