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2013-11-12 23:00:22

The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) and datamena, the carrier neutral data centre serving the UAE, the Middle East, and Africa (MEA) are pleased to announce their partnership. Through their collaboration, the Djibouti Data Center and datamena will enhance customers’ accessibility by providing a seamless connectivity link between Dubai and Africa. Djibouti City, Djibouti (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) and datamena, the carrier neutral data centre and connectivity...

2013-11-05 16:29:18

LONDON, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The High Court heard an application for an interim injunction to prevent Barclays Bank from terminating the banking services it provides to Dahabshiil, the largest African Money Transfer Operator (MTO) on 15/16 October 2013. Today the Court handed down its judgment, granting an interim injunction which has the effect of preserving Dahabshiil's banking arrangements with Barclays until the conclusion of a full trial and has also...

2013-01-02 16:20:30

Focus: "Maritime Security: Today's Victories and Tomorrow's Challenges" WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January 8th will usher in the launching of Piracy Daily which, together with the already-published Piracy Daily Bulletin, is meant to provide critical understanding of a centuries-old (and the first-recognized) international crime against humanity--maritime piracy, a well-known but frequently misunderstood illegal activity that just late last year was elevated...

2012-08-07 06:28:42

HARGEISA, Somalia, August 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dahabshiil Group has donated five hundred head of livestock to public hospitals in major cities across the Somali territories. Dahabshiil Group - which consists of Dahabshiil Money Transfer, Dahabshiil Bank International and telecommunications company Somtel - offered the livestock in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, during which philanthropic giving and altruism are encouraged. A donation ceremony was held...

2012-08-03 06:20:21

EL CAJON, Calif., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), a Marine combat veteran and member for the House Armed Services Committee, met with senior executives at Skye Maritime, a California based, veteran owned and operated private maritime security company today to discuss the challenges facing U.S maritime security firms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/LA51512) "Congressman Hunter is concerned about the rising threat of Somali piracy and cut...

2012-06-16 00:51:31

Piracy may be a topic of schoolboy adventure stories, but it´s still a dangerous and costly problem for merchant shipping and tourism in some parts of the world. In the pirate-ridden waters of the Indian Ocean, satellites show that environmental conditions have limited recent pirate activity. Attacks and hijackings of ships by Somali pirates in waters off the Horn of Africa have sharply increased in recent years, and show no sign of waning. Somali pirates account for over half of...

2011-09-19 12:49:00

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GreySide Group refutes information contained in recent reports surrounding five of its personnel traveling through Mozambique. The GreySide Group employees were briefly questioned at the Nampula airport; however, there were no weapons present, and after the Mozambique authorities investigated and found no wrongdoing, the personnel were quickly released and granted visas. "As a security firm operating globally we take every step to ensure all...

2011-08-24 07:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced a $200,000 donation to support famine relief efforts in Somalia and the Horn of Africa. The American Refugee Committee (ARC) will immediately receive a $100,000 donation and Mosaic will match all donations to ARC for famine relief in Somalia made on GiveMN.org, dollar-for-dollar, up to $100,000. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060331/MOSAICLOGO) "I am deeply saddened by the human...

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2011-04-25 11:30:00

Known today for its bloody conflicts and instability, Somalia's little known history can be found in the colorful cave paintings of animals and humans discovered in 2002 by a French archaeology team. Laas Gaal, Somalia (also known as Laas Geel), just outside of Haregeisa, the capital of Somalia's self-declared Somaliland state, contains 10 caves that show vivid depictions of a pastoralist history which dates back to some 5,000 years or more, reports AFP. A French archaeology team was sent in...

2010-05-17 09:54:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bands of pirates terrorizing commercial merchant ships off the coast of Africa continue to make headlines around the world. However, an international military coalition lead by the US Navy is starting to make headlines of their own, capturing pirates and stopping hijackings. Sail the high seas with Spike and 44 Blue Productions as they chronicle the US Navy's efforts to restore order to the turbulent waters off of the coast of Somalia with the one-hour...


Latest Gulf of Aden Reference Libraries

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2007-03-26 12:48:39

The Bluecheek butterflyfish, Chaetodon semilarvatus, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, at depths of between 9.84 and 65.62 ft (3 and 20 m). Its length is up to 9.06 in (23 cm). The Bluecheek butterflyfish is a common species found in areas where there is rich coral growth, often seen in pairs or small aggregations. It is occasionally observed hovering in a stationary position for extended periods under ledges of Acropora plate corals....

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