Latest News for: Maritime africa


Silk Road expands further in digital age

China Daily 13 Apr 2024
Thousands of years ago, Chinese ancestors pioneered the Silk Road connecting Asia, Europe and Africa, as well as maritime Silk Road bridging the ...

Kenya proposes solution to tensions between neighbors over port deal – Reuters

Russia Today 12 Apr 2024
Kenya has proposed a regional maritime treaty to resolve an escalating dispute in the Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Somalia over a port access deal that breakaway Somaliland signed with Addis Ababa, Reuters reported on Thursday.

Operation Delta Sanity: How Nigerian Navy is Scaling Up Fight Against Oil Theft

This Day 11 Apr 2024
“Promoting the Blue Economy in Africa through International Cooperation on Maritime Security.”. It will offer yet another opportunity for Africa’s leading Naval Force to showcase, under the leadership ...

Why are there three Chinese spy ships in the Indian Ocean Region?

Hindustan Times 10 Apr 2024
... is that the PLA is exercising its sea legs for future global naval footprint and courting nations in Indo-Pacific and Africa to influence their maritime policies in the name of defence cooperation.

6-week EU-SWAIMS training begins at RMU

Business Ghana 08 Apr 2024
A six-week Sup­port for West Africa Integrated Maritime Security (SWAIMS) train­ing in maritime affairs and security opened at the Regional Maritime University (RMU) in Accra on Tuesday.

Global majority remakes mankind's future

China Daily 08 Apr 2024
Today China is connecting the entire world with its Belt and Road Initiative, linking Eurasia with Africa and the world via land, power and digital communications corridors, and the maritime nations through the Maritime Silk Road.

Container line reliability improves as Red Sea rerouting becomes the norm

Seatrade Maritime News 08 Apr 2024
“After a tumultuous few weeks in the wake of the Red Sea crisis, some form of stability has ensued, with the round-Africa routings now normalising,” commented Alan Murphy CEO of Sea-Intelligence.

Belt & Road: Chinese techno-nationalism in Maldives

Asiatimes 07 Apr 2024
The islands’ geostrategic location is critical to China’s plan to establish a maritime route linking China’s coastal areas to Southeast Asia, the Indo-Pacific, Africa and beyond ... Per Ukraine, Taiwan boosts maritime drone production.

Nigerian Navy’s ‘Delta Sanity’: Raising the Stakes in the Fight Against oil Theft says Babajide FADOJU

This Day 04 Apr 2024
“Promoting the Blue Economy in Africa through International Cooperation on Maritime Security.”. It will offer yet another opportunity for Africa’s leading Naval Force to showcase, under the leadership ...

Why India must put Africa at the heart of its Global South vision

Indian Express 30 Mar 2024
During her visit to Mauritius from March 11-13, President Droupadi Murmu described it as “a close maritime neighbour, a cherished partner in the Indian Ocean Region, and a key player in our Africa outreach” ... Africa is the future.”.

China says combined drills with Iran, Russia ‘important’ for regional security

Press TV 29 Mar 2024
The Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman says joint exercises of the naval forces of China, Iran, and Russia strengthen military cooperation between the three countries and play an important role in maritime security across the region.

Bangladeshi seafarers in double bind as piracy resurges in Horn of Africa

Anadolu Agency 29 Mar 2024
- Red Sea crisis is forcing Bangladeshi shipping lines to take longer, costlier and more dangerous detours around Horn of Africa ... Safety of mariners has become a major headache in the Horn of Africa, according to Capt.

Indian Navy Operation Underway to Rescue Hijacked Fishing Boat

The Maritime Executive 29 Mar 2024
The fishing boat the Al Kambar was boarded on March 28 ... This incident comes just two days after the Maritime Security Center for the Horn of Africa reiterated its warning for the waters around Socotra ... Two Indian ships were diverted to locate the dhow.


Malaysian National News Agency 29 Mar 2024
Speaking about the BRI, a strategy by China to connect Asia, Africa, and Europe through land and maritime networks and often referred to as the New Silk Road at the Silk Road and Asian Civilisation ...