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SAMSA investigating seized Chinese trawler

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) is investigating a Chinese fishing vessel seized by authorities after it and eight others were...

ISS: How can Senegal combat illegal fishing?

The Senegalese coastline is one of Africa's richest fishing grounds. Generations of communities have depended on fishing to make a living, but...

EUCAP Nestor holds maritime security workshop in Mogadishu

On May 26th EUCAP Nestor and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) co-hosted the second workshop on maritime cooperation for maritime security...

Russian trawler impounded for illegal fishing

Senegal has seized a Russian trawler fishing illegally in its waters, the fisheries minister said on Sunday, as the country seeks to...

The African Union tackles illegal fishing in African waters

According to a recent report released by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), the annual "turnover" of illegal and unreported fishing world...

“Pirate fishing” takes root off W African coast

Saliou N'Diaye comes from a long line of once-wealthy Lebou fishermen who call the Cap Vert peninsula on Africa's western tip home....

Africa looks to fight piracy, illegal fishing and toxic waste

Africa must better protect its waters as it faces piracy on an ever-larger scale, illegal fishing and the dumping of toxic waste,...


SANDF missing the communication target

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...