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ISS: Naval-gazing in the Indian Ocean: why Africa should worry

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Even the notion of an Indian military facility on Mauritius’s Agaléga island deserves regional and AU attention. The South-West Indian Ocean seascape is an increasingly...

US Naval Forces Africa bolster East African maritime security through Ex...

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The Indian Ocean is used by many illegal networks involved in drug smuggling, trafficking of illicit goods, illegal fishing, piracy and human trafficking. There...

French frigate seizes five tonnes of drugs in the Indian Ocean

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The French frigate Courbet has seized five tonnes of drugs in the Indian Ocean in the last three weeks. On Friday 13 December, La Fayette-class...

Canadians seize 2.5 tonnes of hashish in the Indian Ocean

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On 6 April, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina seized 2 569 kilograms of hashish while deployed in the Indian Ocean as part of...

Cautious optimism as latest analysis shows reduction of maritime crime across...

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The Gulf of Guinea, south-east Asia and the Indian Ocean High Risk Area (HRA) have all seen a significant reduction of reported...

Exercise Oxide ticked all the right boxes

The just completed Exercise Oxide off South Africa's east coast in the Richards Bay area saw in excess of 230 activities successfully...

Search for Malaysia Airlines jet refocuses on drone scans of seafloor

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A deep-sea drone completed its much-anticipated first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean, the team looking for a...

Importance of Indian Ocean not appreciated: Australian defence minister

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Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith says the critical and growing strategic importance of the Indian Ocean continues to be under-appreciated. Smith...

India signs anti-piracy pacts with the Seychelles

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India has signed several pacts with the Seychelles to counter piracy in the Indian Ocean. India's External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and...

Naval leaders to meet in Cape Town

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Naval leaders from countries bordering the Indian Ocean will be meeting in Cape Town in April this year to discuss matters of...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...