Posts Tagged ‘Seychelles’

U.S. building secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say – The Washington Post

Thursday, September 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 22,2011

 U.S. Africa Command/Major Eric Hilliard – The Seychelles, where the U.S. had temporarily stationed MQ-9s under the operational authority of U.S. Africa Command, now houses a base where a small fleet of “hunter-killer” drones resumed operations this month. Read more…

Anti-piracy center opens in Kenya

Friday, April 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Apr. 01,2011.

The world’s first center against sea piracy has opened in Mombasa, Kenya.

The center, set up with UN help, will be gathering real-time information from the Maldives, Seychelles, Mauritius and from Somalia, whose pirates are active in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden. Read more…