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Ensure resolution of all boundary disputes with our neighbours – Akufo-Addo to GhBC Board

Ghana Web 16 Oct 2021
President Akufo-Addo has charged the newly constituted governing board of the Ghana Boundary Commission (GhBC) to ensure that all existing land and maritime boundary disputes are resolved during their term in office ... African States and stakeholders must prioritize boundary dispute resolution if a vital maritime economic development is to occur”.
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Kenya rejects UN court judgment giving Somalia control of resource-rich waters

The Observer 14 Oct 2021
According to the new maritime border, Somalia has gained several offshore oil exploration blocks previously claimed by Kenya ... It will also reverse the social, political and economic gains; and potentially aggravate the peace and security situation in the fragile Horn of Africa region.
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BRI celebrates 8 years of global benefits

China Daily 14 Oct 2021
Now celebrating its eighth anniversary, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to connect Asia with Africa and Europe via land and maritime networks that would improve regional integration, increase international trade and stimulate economic growth ... The maritime road is of course ...
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Efficient seaports in Ghana crucial for sub-region – GPHA board

Joy Online 14 Oct 2021
Since the ‘90s, Ghana’s ports; Tema and Takoradi have undergone various upgrades to maintain the country’s position in the maritime space in both West and Central Africa despite stiff competition from neighbouring countries. Board Chair, Isaac Osei said the ports play significant role in the country’s economy as well as the sub-region ... .
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Roundup: UN court's ruling on border dispute draw opposing reactions from Kenya, Somalia

China.dot.org 13 Oct 2021
13 (Xinhua) -- A ruling by the United Nations' top court on the maritime border dispute between Kenya and Somalia has drawn opposing reactions from the two neighboring countries in East Africa ... and its implications for the Horn of Africa region and international law generally.
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ICJ ruling on border dispute draw opposing reactions from Kenya, Somalia

Suryaa 13 Oct 2021
Nairobi, Oct 13 (IANS) A ruling by the United Nations' top court on the maritime border dispute between Kenya and Somalia has drawn opposing reactions from the two neighbouring countries in East Africa ... implications for the Horn of Africa region and international law generally.
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In a first, US Navy expeditionary sea base undergoes repairs in South Africa

Stars and Stripes 13 Oct 2021
Navy and its contractors have finished two weeks of work on the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams in South Africa, marking the first such maintenance and repair effort on an expeditionary sea base in a country service officials called an important partner in the region ... Africa Command and U.S.
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NPA will reposition Nigerian ports to benefit from AfCFTA – Bello-Koko

Business Day Online 13 Oct 2021
Bello-Koko, who spoke at the maiden edition of the Nigerian International Maritime Summit (NIMS) which was held recently in Lagos, said that the maritime sector vis-à-vis the port provides safe passage for about 80 percent of Africa’s trade ... of maritime excellence in the region.
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Xinhua world economic news summary at 1100 GMT, Oct. 13

China.dot.org 13 Oct 2021
NAIROBI -- A ruling by the United Nations' top court on the maritime border dispute between Kenya and Somalia has drawn opposing reactions from the two neighboring countries in East Africa. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Tuesday that there was no agreed maritime ...
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ECOWAS Maritime Centre, CEMLAWS train staff on maritime law and operations

Ghana News Agency 12 Oct 2021
The seminar in that regard would enlighten them on maritime, he said, adding ... Kamal-Deen Ali, the Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa (CEMLAWS Africa), said the training was important as the law was pivotal to sustaining maritime operations and justified the actions being taken on marine life.
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Morocco Launches New National Investment and Export Brand: Morocco Now

The Marshall News Messenger 12 Oct 2021
It now boasts the booming Tanger Med port, the largest global logistics hub in Africa and the Mediterranean ... With the fastest exports growth in the world, it has made the Kingdom the leading car manufacturer in Africa, increasing by more than € 15 billion between 2010 and 2019.
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Le Maroc lance sa marque nationale d’investissement et d’export : Morocco Now

Eagle-Tribune 12 Oct 2021
Il dispose notamment du port de Tanger Med, 1 ère connexion maritime en Afrique et sur la Méditerranée ... NEW YORK NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES UNITED ARAB EMIRATES MIDDLE EAST AFRICA ... OTHER MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT OTHER RETAIL MARITIME TRANSPORT AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING MANUFACTURING LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT RETAIL ... .
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Central Mediterranean Sea: Population Movement - Operation Update Report n° 1, DREF n° MDR65005

Reliefweb 10 Oct 2021
This plan of action, spanning across land and maritime routes in Africa, Middle East, and Europe, aims to support more than 2 million people on the move and more than 500,000 people from host communities, including the humanitarian services of 34 National Societies, through a holistic, integrated, and comprehensive route-based response.
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Amazon app quiz October 8, 2021: Get answers to these five questions to win Rs 10,000 in Amazon Pay balance

The Times of India 08 Oct 2021
Win Rs 10,000 in your Amazon Pay balance today! You just have to answer 5 questions and a bit of luck. Amazon is back with its daily dose of app quizzes ... Lamont Marcell Jacobs Which annual maritime exercise is conducted to promote national and regional maritime security in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean? ... France. Download ... Top Videos ... .
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Kenya rejects UN court jurisdiction ahead of Somalia border ruling

Arab News 08 Oct 2021
Kenya said on Friday it rejected the jurisdiction of the UN's International Court of Justice (ICJ), ahead of a ruling next week on its long-running maritime border dispute with Somalia ... Somalia, which lies northeast of Kenya, wants to extend its maritime frontier with Kenya along the line of the land border, in a south-easterly direction.
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