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SA SEA suspects repatriated from DR Congo

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The “serious nature” of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) allegations against South African soldiers on peacekeeping duty in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

SA soldiers in DR Congo suspended for sexual abuse

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The ugly spectre of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by soldiers deployed on peacekeeping duties has again raised its head in the Democratic Republic...

South African insight and plans on SEA shared with top UN...

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South Africa’s progressive attitude and work in minimising and hopefully eliminating sexual abuse and exploitation (SEA) in military ranks will be acknowledged by the...

SEA offenders to be speedily dealt with in the military

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In the short space of two months, officials and officers from Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Department of Defence (DoD) and SA National Defence Force (SANDF)...

Sexual misconduct report says SANDF culture needs reform

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On 8 March, International Women’s Day, the Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) Ministerial Task Team (MTT) presented its report on sexual misconduct cases within...

SANDF’s chief chaplain comes down hard against sexual exploitation and abuse

SANDF Chaplain General Monwabisi Andrew Jamangile delivered strong words against sexual exploitation and abuse by SA soldiers in the DRC.

SEA task team meets Military Ombud

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The Department of Defence Ministerial task team (MTT) investigating sexual abuse and exploitation (SEA) at the behest of the Defence and Military Veterans Minister...

Ministerial Task Team to take on half a decade of sexual...

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The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has a new, “Ministerial Task Team” (MTT) assigned to investigate all cases of sexual misconduct...

Leading gender equality activist to head up SANDF SEA review

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A three person team will review all cases involving allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation (SEA) in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), according...

Mediterranean rated the world’s deadliest sea crossing

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Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN...

SA Navy uses half of targeted sea hours

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The maritime service of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) logged slightly more than half the number of hours at sea it...

Migrant sea deaths rise, in part due to Italian ports not...

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Italy closing its ports to rescued migrants is driving up deaths at sea, an Italian think tank said, using calculations based on...

SANDF takes further action against sexual abuse

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The South African National Defence Force has indicated it is serious about eliminating sexual exploitation and abuse by its deployed soldiers and...

SANDF investigating sexual misconduct by SA soldiers in the DRC

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) said it is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct by its soldiers in the Democratic Republic...

Zero tolerance for sexual abuse by SA peacekeepers in the DRC

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The United Nations has a zero tolerance policy towards sexual exploitation and abuse by South African peacekeepers with the UN mission in...

Sexual abuse in peace ops under the spotlight

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Nearly 50 military and civilian legal professionals and troop commanders from 24 African countries participated in the US Africa Command's fifth...

About 146 migrants feared dead after shipwreck

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A rubber boat packed with 147 migrants sank in the Mediterranean with all but one of its passengers drowning, the sole survivor...

African customer orders four Super Dvora Mk 3 boats from Israel

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Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has received a multi-million dollar contract to supply four Super Dvora Mk 3 boats to an African customer,...

Senegal orders offshore patrol vessel

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Senegal has ordered a 58 metre offshore patrol vessel from France's OCEA, as it prepares to take delivery of a 45 metre...

Cameroon Navy to receive two warships from China

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Cameroon's Navy will receive two patrol vessels from China, where they are presently under construction. The two vessels, with pennant numbers P108 and...

Spanish warship Infanta Elena to visit Angola

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The Spanish Navy vessel Infanta Elena will visit Angola's port of Lobito between April 6 and 10 in a first of a...

Nigeria’s NIMASA receives patrol boats

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The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken delivery of three more patrol boats, to be used for maritime security...

Cassidian TRS-4D naval radar demonstrates its capability

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The German Navy's F125 class frigates will be equipped with Cassidian's newly developed TRS-4D naval radar, which will provide them with reconnaissance...

ATLAS North America awarded contract for Portable SeaFox™ Mine Neutralization Systems

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Under contract to Naval Surface Weapons Center (NSWC) Indian Head, Md., ATLAS North America (ATLAS NA) will deliver the ATLAS Portable SeaFox™...

Dutch navy catches pirates who attacked Turkish vessel

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The Dutch naval vessel HNLMS Evertsen has captured seven pirates aboard a dhow and rescued seven pirated crewmembers. The pirates are believed...

Morocco’s third SIGMA frigate completes sea trials

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The third and final SIGMA class frigate for the Royal Moroccan Navy has successfully completed sea acceptance trials ahead of delivery in...

HSV Swift Departs South Africa

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The US Navy's High-Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) yesterday departed from Durban, after concluding a two-week theatre security cooperation visit to the...

French helicopter carrier FS Dixmude visits Cape Town

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The French Navy Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship FS Dixmude docked in Cape Town yesterday, accompanied by the anti-submarine frigate FS Georges...

Benin acquires three new coastal patrol craft

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Benin's navy will soon receive three new coastal patrol boats from French manufacturer OCEA as the country boosts its naval capabilities to...

Nigeria approves procurement of two new offshore patrol vessels

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Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the purchase of two new 1 800 ton Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the Nigerian Navy...

SA Navy takes over management of state-owned maritime patrol vessels

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The South African Navy has taken over the management of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries' maritime patrol vessels, as the...

EU Navfor captures would be pirates; frees captured dhow as attacks...

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European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) counter-piracy forces have detained a group of pirates who attempted to attack a tanker off the...

French Navy commissions L’Adroit offshore patrol vessel

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The French Navy has commissioned the Gowind-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) L'Adroit, which it will evaluate over the next three years. L'Adroit was...

West African, European and US navies and coast guards plan exercise...

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Military and civilian maritime professionals from West Africa, Europe, and the United States have finalized a challenging training agenda for exercise Saharan...

Navy to establish Maritime Awareness Centres

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The South African Navy is to establish to two Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Centres. One centre will based at Silvermine in Cape...

HMS Dragon and Defender begin sea trials

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The HMS Dragon and HMS Defender, two of Britain's latest state-of-the-art destroyers, have taken to the sea to further test their capabilities...

Second of three Sigma frigates transferred to Royal Moroccan Navy

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The Royal Moroccan Navy has received its second Sigma class frigate, Sultan Moulay Ismail, after the vessel completed outfitting and sea trials. The...

SMC agenda to be presented at IONS

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The Southern African Development Community's (SADC's) Standing Maritime Committee (SMC) will present their common SADC maritime security agenda at the Indian Ocean...

Good Hope V underway – sort of

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Tropical storm Irina has effective scuppered the first part of Exercise Good Hope V that was to have commenced off Durban on...

Somali pirates want prisoner swap for ship

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Somali pirates holding a Panama-flagged vessel hijacked last month with goods destined for Somaliland have called for fellow pirates in jails in...

SA Agulhas returns from Antarctica for last time

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The polar research and supply ship SA Agulhas has returned from its final polar voyage to Antarctica ahead of its retirement in...

FGS Berlin destroys two pirate skiffs; disrupts attack

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The German warship FGS Berlin, on patrol with the European Union Naval Force off Somalia, has engineered the release of an Indian...

China sends 11th flotilla to patrol against pirates

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A Chinese Navy relief task force has left for the Gulf of Aden to escort ships off Somalia's pirate-infested waters. The eleventh...

HMS Daring joins allied navies for her first major operation, hunting...

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Britain's most advanced warship has joined allied navies in a sweep of troubled waters for her first major operation east of Suez,...

Exercise Obangame Express begins in Gulf of Guinea

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Twelve nations from around the world have kicked off Exercise Obangame Express 2012 in the Gulf of Guinea. The aim of the...

US Navy begins test firing railgun prototype

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Engineers have fired the US Navy's first industry-built electromagnetic railgun (EM Railgun) prototype launcher, marking one of the key steps towards eventually...

UK announces counter-piracy initiatives for Somalia

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The United Kingdom is establishing a number of counter-piracy initiatives for Somalia as it attempts to stabilise the wartorn country, having concluded...

Piracy is not solved – EU Navfor Chief of Staff

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Although anti-piracy forces have had some success in 2011, all gains are reversible and piracy is not over, says the European Union...

Veecraft to market Navantia OPVs to South Africa

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Navantia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with South African shipbuilder Veecraft Marine to market Navantia's Avante class offshore and inshore patrol...

UK to order four new RFA tankers

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The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence will buy four new 37 000-tonne tankers for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) to support future...

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