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EU NAVFOR trains 24 Ugandan troops in vessel protection

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A team of 24 troops from Uganda, part of the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), received vessel protection training from French and...

Analysis – EU NAVFOR figures confirm the value of armed security...

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Figures released this month by the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) list just 12 attacks for November in their area of...

19 captured pirates returned to Somalia

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19 pirates have been returned to Somalia after being captured aboard their hijacked dhow in the Somali Basin. The European Union Naval...

FGS Köln captures pirates, sinks skiffs

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The German frigate FGS Köln, operating as part of the anti-piracy European Union Naval Force, has disrupted a pirate action group off...

German Navy P-3 Orion takes part in anti-piracy patrols

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A German Navy Lockheed P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft is being stationed in Djibouti, where it is carrying out anti-piracy patrols as...

Seychelles to launch UN-backed courts to combat piracy

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The remoteness of the Indian Ocean nation of Seychelles has made it a prime target for pirates, and the country is fighting...

Somali pirates take 3 Thai ships

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Somali pirates hijacked three Thai fishing vessels with 77 crew members over the weekend in one of their most daring raids so...

Legal limbo makes Somalia piracy worse: Russia

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Piracy off the coast of Somalia is getting worse, partly due to the legal limbo that has led some countries to release...

EU anti-Somali piracy force urges more prosecutions

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A European naval force tasked with patrolling pirate-infested waters off Somalia called on more states to prosecute those intercepted while planning piracy,...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...