Tag: Mogadishu

  • EUCAP Nestor: maritime security workshop

     Several Somali agencies participate.  EUCAP Nestor holds maritime security workshop in Mogadishu On May 26th EUCAP Nestor and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) co-hosted the second Workshop on maritime […]

  • EUCAP Nestor deploys in Mogadishu

    EU mission opens in Somali capital.  EUCAP Nestor deploys in Mogadishu As from today, November 24th, EUCAP Nestor maritime, legal and police experts are permanently deployed in Mogadishu. The Mission […]

  • EUCAP Nestor finishes training Somalis

    Ensuring Somali nationals can defend their waters.  EUCAP Nestor finishes training Somali personnel On 16 September, the European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western […]

  • Mogadishu 2010 (c) Siegfried Modola

    Security of training mission in Somalia

    An Irish brigadier general leading an EU training mission in Somalia has warned it will not move to the capital, Mogadishu, until protection for instructors and medical facilities is in […]

  • Somalia back from the dead

    Less than two years ago, its capital was a war zone. No longer. Al Shabaab has retreated and the country has been retaken by AMISOM. Somalia: A failed state is […]

  • Fighting al Shabaab

    Western powers have been backing efforts to crush al Shabaab as they worry Somalia has become a safe haven for Islamist militants seeking to wreak havoc in the region and […]

  • Humanitarian Aid by Sea

    During the last week EU Naval Force (NAVFOR) Spanish and French frigates have ensured that much needed humanitarian aid has been delivered safely to the people of Somalia.  From 5 […]

  • French Navy Falcon 50M relieved by maritime patrol aircraft Atlantique 2

    Deployed since 15 March to take part in the fight against piracy, a Falcon 50M from the French Navy has left the operation and been relieved by a maritime patrol […]

  • Skiff Justice

    On September 29 the EU NAVFOR warship FGS KÖLN located and destroyed a suspicious whaler close to a beach off Somalia, 100 nautical miles SW of Mogadishu. A helicopter was […]