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UNODC and Mozambique cooperate to promote maritime security

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The Mozambique Channel is one of the primary passageways for the movement of illicit goods in the region. In recent years, maritime terrorism has...

Rescuing trafficking victims in Malawi

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Human trafficking is a problem in Malawi with teenage boys forced to work as farm labourers and young women sexually exploited in nightclubs or...

Firearms trafficking is enabler and multiplier of violence

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Trafficking in and of firearms is a “grave threat” to human life and international security, the UN crime fighting chief said when launching a...

Illegal ivory trade shrinks while pangolin trafficking booms, UN says

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The illegal global trade in ivory has shrunk while the trafficking of pangolins has soared, a UN report on wildlife crime based on four...

Piracy and crime on the high seas growing and becoming more...

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International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to...

Human trafficking reaching “horrific dimensions” – UN

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A new UN report shows human trafficking is on the rise and taking on "horrific dimensions", with sexual exploitation of victims the main driver. Children...

Piracy prosecution training in Seychelles

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While pirate attacks have all but become a forgotten issue off the African east coast, the follow-up as far as successful prosecution...

Joining hands against drugs in West Africa

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Africa stands as a transit point in a global drug trafficking network that funnels cocaine and other drugs into Europe. The drugs...

EU and UN carry out maritime training with Somaliland Coastguard

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On Saturday 3 December European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) sailors, supported by staff from EUCAP Nestor, carried out radar training on...

U.N. drug body warns of more heroin deaths on record Afghan...

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The U.N. drug body warned on Friday that record poppy output in Afghanistan will translate into a spike in heroin-induced deaths, with...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...