The "economic survival of Africa" depends on collaborative maritime security strategy



Andrew Elwell
06/07/2013

Five Pakistani crewmen have been released unharmed after being kidnapped off the Nigerian coast two weeks ago, according to security sources. A ransom was believed to have been paid for the five oil workers, again showcasing piracy as an increasingly lucrative business in the region. It’s the latest example of the escalating maritime security concerns in the resource-rich Gulf of Guinea. While piracy off the East African coast has been endemic in recent years, this is now beginning to...
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