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Zimbabwe wildlife for sell. Senegal and U.S. cooperation deal. $15 billion stolen from Nigeria's public purse. Niger asks 1 bn euros to fight illegal immigration. Gulf of Guinea pirates switch from oil to kidnapping.


A devastating drought in Zimbabwe has forced the state to put its wild animals up for sale, saying buyers need to step in and save the beasts. 962 more words

Soon Multinational Task-Force To Patrol Waters of Gulf of Guinea - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja that a multinational taskforce will soon be established to patrol the waters of the Gulf of Guinea.

Speaking at an audience with the French Minister of Defence, Mr. 184 more words


Four tanker crew kidnapped by armed Pirates

At least four crew members were kidnapped by pirates on March 5 when a group of armed pirates hijacked a chemical tanker underway some 32nm South West of Bonny Island, Nigeria. 150 more words

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Oil is now so cheap even pirates aren’t stealing it any more

Stealing the oil from a ship is no mean feat.

Oil tankers are enormous, and ships that carry expensive cargo are designed to be difficult to board. 479 more words

When at break of day at a riverside: Niger Delta Militancy in 2016

Recent attacks in the Niger Delta would indicate that security will once more become a national and international strategic issue.

Timeline of events:

14th January: The Federal High Court, Lagos issued an arrest warrant for Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) a former MEND leader turned security contractor on charges of fraud and money laundering. 474 more words

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Surfing at Busua

As noted in the last post, Ghana is a wonderful destination for surfers. The beach at Busua has long been a destination for backpackers, … 23 more words


The lighthouse in Accra

Jamestown looks like a fishing village. The lighthouse is really beautiful there! You will need a local guide to walk around the area, people won’t be happy seeing a foreigner with a camera. 31 more words