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Seychelles, CJTF-HOA build partnership

Victoria, 21 May 2019 — The East African island nation of Seychelles is a key partner with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, working towards increasing security and regional stability in the Indian Ocean. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James

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Maritime security the Seychelles way

From Africa Defense Forum: 29 January 2019: 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 its exclusive economic zone. As the six Seychellois crew

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Mozambique and Seychelles Discuss Cooperation

Maputo 21 May 2019 — The governments of Mozambique and the Seychelles on Monday signed agreements on aviation, security and public order and general cooperation. The agreements were signed in Maputo as part of a state visit by Seychelles President

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Africa-Europe Alliance: Commissioner Mimica on official visit to Mauritius, a development success story

Brussels, 2 May 2019 : Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is on an official visit to the Republic of Mauritius, where he met Prime Minister Jugnauth and various Members of the Government. On this occasion, he announced

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After pirate attack off Somalia, judge orders that 5 suspects are held in Seychelles

Seychelles News Agency – Three out of five suspected pirates from Somalia who were transferred to Seychelles by EU NAVFOR last week were remanded until May 13 by the Supreme Court on Monday.   The EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta transferred

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Maritime terrorism threats destabilize regional security: Saudi security workshop

JEDDAH 27 April 2019: A three-day maritime security workshop held at the Mohammed bin Naif Institute for Maritime Science and Security Studies in Jeddah has ended, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The workshop was organized by the Directorate General of

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Will a new treaty boost Africa’s fight against maritime crime?

The African continent stands to benefit significantly from a new high seas treaty; perhaps more so than any other region. The world’s largest crime scene is not part of any specific country, region or territory. Rather, it is the area

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Strengthening MDA in the Indian Ocean

Maritime domain awareness (MDA) is vital to combating illegal fishing and fisheries-related conflict, achieving maritime security, and developing the blue economy. Unfortunately, many Indian Ocean coastal states have low capacity to achieve MDA. They often have few law enforcement vessels

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Cutlass Express 2019 Comes to a Close

PEMBA, Mosambique — Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States concluded the eighth iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express 2019, Feb. 7. The conclusion of Cutlass Express brought several firsts

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France and Kenya sign two regional maritime security agreements

On the sidelines of the Sustainable Blue Economy International Conference held in Nairobi, France and Kenya have signed two regional maritime security agreements of which Comoros, Djibouti, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles are signatories. November 28th, 2018, Nairobi, Kenya – Maritime

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