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Foiled! Six Somali Pirates Captured During Failed Tanker Hijacking off the North African Shoreline

A group of suspected pirates was apprehended by a European Union naval force following an altercation with an oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden near the coast of Somalia. Concerns have been raised about the increasing number of piracy incidents in the area. The pirates were intercepted after they fired at the Marshall Islands-flagged Chrystal Arctic in the waterway that links the Red Sea and the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, a vital shipping route. They engaged in a firefight with the tanker's security team before abandoning their…

Sailors Face Peril: New Piracy Threat Emerges along Somalia’s Coast

SOMALI CAPITAL - Yet another instance of piracy has been documented off the coast of Somalia, according to various sources. This incident comes at a time when efforts are being made to restore order and security to the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea shores, which have become hotspots for such attacks. Witnesses reported that a merchant vessel encountered a suspicious ship with a blue hull carrying armed individuals about 170 kilometers northwest of Bosaso, situated in the state of Northeastern State. It is worth noting that…

Somali Authorities Capture Alleged Pirates Off the Coast

In Somalia, police in Jubaland state have apprehended four suspected pirates near the coastline amidst increasing piracy activities, particularly in the Horn of Africa country currently grappling with instability. The arrested pirates were allegedly scheming to launch attacks on ships within Somalia's waters around Kismayo, the administrative hub of Jubaland state. Following multinational military interventions, the region has shown signs of stability recently. The operation took place roughly 70 km south of Kismayo, the…

Ivory Coast: sector stakeholders reach consensus

How can we control digital content and prevent manipulation or combat online hate? Today, members of the Francophone Network of Media Regulators (REFRAM) and the African Network of Communication Regulation Authorities (RIARC) along with representatives from major digital platforms signed the Abidjan Declaration. This marks a commitment to enhancing dialogue between regulators and online platforms.

About sixty migrants have shipwrecks off the coast

In Senegal, a canoe stranded with about sixty illegal migrants outside Saint-Louis, in the northern part of the country. At present, the National Navy has been able to rescue eleven people, including eight Senegalese and three Gambians. A lifeless body was also found. The rest of the passengers have disappeared. A survivor testifies.…

Ivory Coast: N’Dri’s mafé

Originally from the Ivory Coast, N'Dri was forced to leave school at the age of 14 due to lack of funds. Five years ago, she decided to try her luck and get to work in France. But life is fast becoming hell for this young mother. She is without papers, without a permanent home ... But thanks to the kitchen, her life changes and she starts smiling. N'Dri now integrates the best gastronomic school in…

Charles Blé Goudé (Ivory Coast): “I try

His release was confirmed by the International Criminal Court in late March, along with former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo. Charles Blé Goudé, who is still in the Netherlands, is now waiting to return to Côte d 'Ivory. What formalities does he have to complete before returning? What does the founder of the COJEP party look like in recent events in the Ivorian political scene? Charles Blé Goudé is our guest this morning.…

Cameroon-Burkina Faso in opening, Algeria and Ivory Coast

The draw for the Africa Cup of Nations 2021 (postponed until 2022) took place on Tuesday 17 August at the Palais des Congrès in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The host country meets BurkinaFaso in the opening match on January 9. Title holder Algeria must challenge the Ivory Coast. The 24 qualified selections are fixed. They know their…

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