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Conference warns against complacency over Somali piracy

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Delegates at the recent Shared Awareness and De-confliction (SHADE) conference have warned that complacency will see a rapid resurgence in the scourge...

Ethiopia/Eritrea ties critical for Horn of Africa

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Ethiopia's prime minister said ending war and expanding economic ties with neighbouring Eritrea is critical for stability and development in the impoverished...

Maritime piracy and armed robbery hits 22 year low in 2017...

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A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) International...

UN Security Council on Somali piracy

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While acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia have subsided substantially, the United Nations Security Council...

Ship attacks up internationally in first quarter of 2017

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Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of this year, slightly more than the...

Chinese, Indian navies stop suspected Somali pirate attack

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A Chinese navy ship supported by an Indian navy helicopter thwarted an attack on a Tuvalu-flagged merchant ship by suspected Somali pirates,...

Somalia’s al Shabaab takes town after Ethiopian troops leave

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Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group has taken control of El Bur, a town in the Horn of Africa's semi-autonomous region Galmudug, after...

Somaliland drought “nightmare” and a security threat

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Prolonged drought in Somaliland has killed between 65 and 80% of the semi-autonomous region's livestock, creating conditions that are "the worst time...

Op Atalanta has ensured safe passage for WFP vessels for eight...

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December marked the end of the eighth year of EU naval operations off the coast of Somalia with the primary task of...

EU marks eight years of counter-piracy patrols off Somalia but warns...

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This week the European Union is marking eight years since it launched its first ever maritime military operation, EU NAVFOR Somalia –...

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SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

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With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...
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