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Elevating SA’s defence and economy to new heights

Independent online (SA) 18 May 2024
From border surveillance to maritime monitoring and wildlife conservation, the Milkor 380 stands ready to safeguard South Africa’s territorial integrity with unwavering vigilance.Central to the Milkor ...
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Maritime crimes major obstacle to rapid economic development

Business Ghana 16 May 2024
Dr Brooks was speaking at the recently ended six-week Support for West Africa Integrated Maritime Security (SWAIMS) training in mari­time affairs and security at the RMU in Accra.
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Maritime sector said to need attention to ensure a vibrant economy

Ghana Business News 13 May 2024
Dr Brooks Jnr said this at the closing ceremony of the six-week course for the fourth session of the Maritime Affairs and Security Training, under the European Union (EU)-RMU-Support to West Africa ...
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EU Advises to Give Wide Berth and Zig-Zagging After Houthi Escalations

The Maritime Executive 13 May 2024
EUNAVFOR Aspides’ tracking report shows a total of 157 incidents since November 2023, while the Maritime Security Center Horn of Africa (MSCHOA) calculates 132 attacks on ships, although most have not hit or caused significant damage.
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Somali Pirates Grab Fishing Boat Raising New Warnings to Merchant Ships

The Maritime Executive 13 May 2024
The Maritime Security Centre - Horn of Africa issued an urgent warning to shipping today in a still unfolding situation. Somali pirates are believed to have taken control today of a fishing boat ... The ship’s AIS tracker is not currently active.
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Ethiopia, Djibouti embark on management, operation of Chinese-built railway

People Daily 13 May 2024
"Six years ago, we embarked on a journey that would connect our two great nations, Ethiopia and Djibouti ... Ethiopia, as a land-locked country in the Horn of Africa, accesses international maritime trade through ports in neighboring countries ... 9, 2023 ... .
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SA makes history in epic round-the-world yacht race

Business Day 09 May 2024
She did well at school and took a course in maritime studies, including a bit of work experience with Sail Africa ... matric and with no real career plan, she decided to knock on the door of Sail Africa.
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A company that hauled $43 million in silver bars from the 'Indian Titanic' wasn't even ...

Business Insider 09 May 2024
The ship had been transporting the silver from Bombay to South Africa, where it was to be used to mint coins ... Although the silver belongs to South Africa, Argentum Exploration said that it was entitled to a claim for salvage.
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The winners of 2024 GREEN4SEA Awards announced

SAFETY4SEA 09 May 2024
He was appointed CEO of DNV GL – Maritime in August 2015 and prior to that he had been the Chief Operating Officer and President of DNV GL – Maritime and Director of Division Europe, Africa & Americas.
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Blockchain adoption in the Nigerian maritime space

Business Day Online 08 May 2024
The Nigerian economy is touted to be the largest economy GDP-wise in Africa, and its maritime sector plays a very. read more Blockchain adoption in the Nigerian maritime space ... .
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Arms race: Made-in-Africa military drones on the rise

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 May 2024
The data by Military Africa, an online defence industry resource, tracks up to 35 different made-in-Africa drone models – either in operation or beyond the prototype stage ... South Africa’s Denel is Africa’s leading and largest drone manufacturer.
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GB News joint owner loses fight over £34m of secretly salvaged silver

The Observer 08 May 2024
The precious metal was sold by the government of India during the second world war, with the intention that it would be turned into coins for South Africa and Egypt ... South Africa asserted ownership.
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Soaring number of migrants trapped in Yemen face abuse and starvation, say NGOs

The Observer 08 May 2024
... been impregnated as a result of rape they’ve endured while making the journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen”, a path the IOM as “one of the most complex and dangerous maritime routes globally”.
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Ghana hosts Africa maritime security symposium

Business Ghana 04 May 2024
Ghana is hosting the African Maritime Forces Summit (AFMS) and the Naval Infantry Leaders Symposium-Africa (NILS-A) to increase cooperation and synergy in dealing with maritime threats in the region ... Safeguarding African Maritime Security.”.
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