Tag: Horn of Africa

  • SFO investigates Soma Oil & Gas

    Allegations of corruption in Somalia. Serious Fraud Office investigating oil firm Soma BY MICHAEL HOLDEN AND DRAZEN JORGIC Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a criminal investigation into the British exploration […]

  • UAE: tackle root causes of piracy

    UAE hosting anti-piracy conference this week. UAE keen on tackling root causes of piracy: Abdullah Building local capacity is key to rooting out piracy off Somali coast, Foreign Minister says […]

  • Beyond Piracy

    Piracy has dominated news headlines over the past few years. This is unsurprising when we consider the scale of the challenge faced which reached such a height that the international […]

  • Rule of Law to Counter Piracy

    In this interview with David Hammond, he describes the planning, establishment and delivery of EUCAP NESTOR Counter-Piracy Legal Advisory Programme for East Africa as lead lawyer. EUCAP NESTOR: Bolstering the Rule […]

  • Pilot Project to Combat Piracy

    In the Horn of Africa, maritime experts have embarked on a pilot project to combat piracy in the Horn of Africa.  At a planning conference the need to build capacity […]

  • Atalanta takes wind out of pirates’ sails

    Pirates are a big danger for international shipping around the Horn of Africa. But in 2012, the number of attacks declined. One reason is heightened military presence – German soldiers […]

  • No country for Pirates

    The problem is far from over, however, the mix of armed private security and the international naval armada appears to be winning the war on piracy in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • Plunge in Piracy

    According to statistics released by the United States Navy, acts of piracy in the treacherous waters around the Horn of Africa have fallen sharply in 2012. U.S. Reports That Piracy […]

  • New Deputy Operation Commander for EUNAVFOR

    On 13 July 2012, Rear Admiral Rainer Endres (German Navy) handed over the role of Deputy Operation Commander (DCOM) of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation […]

  • Djibouti’s Strategic Position in the Horn of Africa

    Chatham House – 11 July 2012 10.00 – 11.00 BST HE Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh will detail Djibouti’s plans for maintaining economic growth and increasing development, and will discuss his country’s […]