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ISS: Presidential power play undermines democracy in Africa

African leaders seeking re-election often exploit access to government resources to boost their campaigns, creating an uneven electoral playing field that gives them an advantage over...

PAL Aerospace ISR aircraft spotted in Mozambique

A Bombardier Dash 8 intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft operated by Canada’s PAL Aerospace has been spotted in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province. According to...

Operation Junction Rain 2019 held in West Indian Ocean

For the first in the West Indian Ocean, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Seychelles Coast Guard conducted a combined maritime law enforcement subject...

Africa’s first A320neo arrives at Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has become the first airline in the Indian Ocean and African region to take...

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe, sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation and proactive measures to protect...

Seychelles receives patrol boats from Sri Lanka

The Seychelles Coast Guard has taken delivery of two Wave Rider inshore patrol boats from Sri Lanka, and will use them for maritime surveillance. The...

Anti-piracy training in the Seychelles

For over 10 years, piracy has been successfully combated by an international "˜coalition of the willing', achieving great success in the Indian Ocean. Ships...

India donates Do 228 to the Seychelles

The Indian government has donated a Dornier 228 aircraft to the Seychelles Coast Guard for use in maritime surveillance and patrol operations. The...

Seychelles parliament blocks planned Indian naval base

Seychelles parliament will not ratify a pact allowing India to build naval facilities on one of the archipelago's islands, a top foreign...

Seychelles cancels agreement for the establishment of Indian naval base

Seychelles President Danny Faure says his government has cancelled the security cooperation agreement signed early this year for the establishment of an...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...