Tagged: Horn of Africa

Serious concern about situation in the Horn of Africa

Norwegian Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim has visited one of Kenya’s many refugee camps for victims of the food crisis. He is seriously concerned about the situation in the Horn...

Norway to lead fight against pirates

Norway has taken over the leadership of the UN contact group which coordinates the measures to be taken in the fight against the problem of piracy off the coast of Somalia and in the...

Norway, Croatia to join EU’s anti-piracy mission

Norway is to send two frigates to join the European Union’s anti-piracy mission in Somalia, and Croatia is also set to send ships, the EU’s top diplomat said Monday. The two countries’ decision is...

U.S. helps Stolt-Nielsen ship drifting off Somalia

  A vessel belonging to chemical tanker group Stolt-Nielsen, which has been drifting unprotected off the coast of Somalia for days, has received help from the United States navy, Reuters reported on April 27. The...