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UNODC commends Nigeria for its fight against maritime crime

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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has commended the Government of Nigeria, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and...

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...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...