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AU chairperson says Africa a ‘collateral victim’ of Ukraine war

Al Jazeera 25 May 2022
Africa has become a “collateral victim” of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, further denting the continent’s ability to fulfil its “enormous promise and potential”, top officials of the African Union and United Nations have said in messages for Africa Day ... “Africa has become the ...

Damen Shipyards Cape Town Delivers MMIPVs to South African Navy

The Maritime Executive 23 May 2022
The vessel being delivered will augment South Africa’s maritime security by enhancing the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly and cost-effectively to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing ... to the communities of South Africa.”.

CILT Executives push for investment in multimodal transports systems to achieve regional trading objectives

B & FT Online 19 May 2022
Governments and industry players within Africa have once again been urged to collaborate towards investments into transport infrastructure to drive the continental free trade ... They made calls for investments into multimodal systems of transport such as modern rail networks, robust road infrastructure, inland water and maritime transport.

Special event honours women in maritime |19 May 2022

Nation 19 May 2022
The event, the first of its kind, was put together by the Association of Women in the Maritime Sector in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (Womesa) under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) ... We have an exciting journey in front of us, together with the other maritime professionals”.

IMO International Day of Women in Maritime |18 May 2022

Nation 18 May 2022
Locally, the SeychellesWomen in Maritime Sector in East and Southern Africa (Womesa) association takes the opportunity today to celebrate Seychellois women who – directly and indirectly - are involved in the maritime industry, and who hold an incomparable passion for the sea and the opportunities it brings.

US special-operations leaders are figuring out what skills to bring with them into 'the 5th ...

Business Insider 13 May 2022
A US soldier assigned to Special Operations Command Africa observes wind conditions during a parachute jump near Stuttgart, Germany, September 21, 2016 ... only we can do, and we are moving with urgency to make the main thing the things that only we can do in the maritime domain.".

Adonai Shipping ready to play key role in Ghana’s logistics sector

B & FT Online 11 May 2022
Leading oil and gas and maritime services provider, Adonai Shipping Ghana Ltd., has announced its strong interest in Ghana’s maritime logistics and transport value chain as it seeks to play a pivotal role in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... We currently transport goods to landlocked countries in West Africa.

First detailed academic study of East African maritime traditions shows changes in boatbuilding

Phys Dot Org 10 May 2022
The first detailed academic study of East African maritime traditions shows changes in boatbuilding techniques but the continuing use of wooden vessels by fishers ... Scholars had warned the wooden watercrafts in East Africa would decline and disappear ... Historic graffiti made by soldiers sheds light on Africa maritime heritage, study shows.

Spain rescues migrants at sea but more are reported missing

Napa Valley Register 10 May 2022
... missing on the same perilous route from Africa when their boat overturned. Spain's maritime rescue service said one of its boats performed the rescue of 40 men, 14 women and three children in a two-hour period before dawn.

The US Navy's newest fleet is keeping an eye on the North Atlantic with a ...

Business Insider 09 May 2022
Second Fleet is officially responsible for the western Atlantic from the Caribbean to the North Pole, but it can also act as "a maneuver arm" for a four-star headquarters — in this case US Naval Forces Europe and Africa.

Historic graffiti made by soldiers sheds light on Africa maritime heritage, study shows

Phys Dot Org 06 May 2022
The drawings are unlike those found elsewhere in East Africa in that they are not set on the outside of a mosque or within domestic spaces ... Historic graffiti made by soldiers sheds light on Africa maritime heritage, study shows (2022, May 6) retrieved 6 May 2022 from https.//

Communique of the 1079th meeting of the PSC held on 21 April 2022, on Climate Change, Peace and Security in Africa

Reliefweb 04 May 2022
... this regard, encourages Member States to implement the AU 2050 Africa's Integrated Maritime Strategy as well as to further enhance ocean governance and maritime security, including redoubling efforts in combating pollution, as well as sustainable management of marine diversity;.

South Africa’s quest for a transition to a Hydrogen energy economy

Independent online (SA) 03 May 2022
This is the reduction of the carbon dioxide and the emission of other greenhouse gases churned out by Africa’s largest polluter ... With premium maritime real estate straddled across two oceans, South Africa has an advantage of 14 000 ships calling on its shores every month.

China seeks Silk Road revival through heavy investment in Middle East

The Jerusalem Post 01 May 2022
BRI is a global infrastructure development strategy adopted by the Chinese government in 2013 that aims to connect Asia with Africa and Europe via land and maritime routes ... are very accessible from the region with its excellent transport links [air and maritime],” he added.

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