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Piracy attacks on the rise in West Africa

The International Maritime Bureau has warned of a surge in armed attacks against ships off the coast of west Africa…

PIRATES OF THE CALIPHATE: WHO IS THE SOMALI KINGPIN ACCUSED OF AIDING AL SHABAB?

A feared Somali pirate kingpin is being investigated by the United Nations over claims that he has aided fighters from…

Big fish (or shark) in a small pond

The origins of the black market lie less than an hour’s drive away, across Benin’s eastern border, in Nigeria, where imported fuel is…