Tag: Tanzania

  • US State Department Reports Tanzania Is East African Narcotics Trafficking Hub

    March 08: Tanzania is East Africa’s biggest hub for drugs trafficking, a US government agency has said, putting Dar es Salaam on the radar of international anti-narcotics spies. A new […]

  • 18 Countries Participate in Maritime Security Training – IMO

    February 18: IMO’s ongoing work to counter piracy/armed robbery against ships and other illicit activities at sea is underway at the Mohammed Bin Naif Academy for Maritime Science and Security […]

  • Migrants die off Tanzania

    Migrant boat capsizes. Ethiopian migrants drown in Indian Ocean Seven Ethiopian migrants have drowned after a boat carrying 13 people capsized off the coast of Tanzania, Reuters news agency reports […]

  • Tanzania tightens flag

    Move follows vessel seizure by Greek Coast Guard. Tanzania to Crack Down on Ships With Suspicious Cargo Mohammed Yusuf NAIROBI —  Tanzania’s government has de-registered an explosives-laden Libya-bound ship flying […]

  • Pirates Hold Sailors Hostage

    Men were actually being held by Tanzania for illegal fishing. Pirates Hold Sailors Hostage Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after nearly nine months of being held […]

  • Ugandan police shoot dead three pirates

    Three other suspects arrested. Ugandan police shoot dead three pirates, arrest three others near Migingo Island By ELISHA OTIENO Three pirates have been shot dead in Lake Victoria by Ugandan […]

  • Cutlass Express 2016 Nations Meet

    Increasing interagency capabilities in deterring counter-piracy. Exercise Cutlass Express 2016 Nations Meet in Tanzania for Important Planning By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Margie Rodriguez Naval Special Warfare Group 2 Public […]

  • Tanzania tweaks piracy laws

    Prisons await upgrade from EU. Piracy laws set for amendment Government will amend judicial laws to enable the judiciary to deal with piracy related cases reported in the country’s Indian […]

  • New patrol ships for Tanzania

    New ships to combat maritime crime. JK commissions two navy patrol ships to help in fighting piracy BY DAVID KISANGA President Jakaya Kikwete yesterday commissioned two patrol ships to boost […]

  • Rate of cases related to piracy falling

    No major incidents in East Africa. Rate of cases related to piracy falling, says Membe BY JAMES KANDOYA Cases related to piracy have dropped to zero in  a year since […]