Nigeria hosts the global maritime security conference

Nigeria hosts the global maritime security conference

The maritime domain of the Gulf of Guinea is of major geostrategic, economic and social importance. The insecurity is still very strong and endangers the economies and societies of the region. With this in mind, the Nigerian authorities have decided to organize a...
France Ghana Chair of G7++ FoGG met in Brussels on 2nd July 2019

France Ghana Chair of G7++ FoGG met in Brussels on 2nd July 2019

The G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea Group (FoGG) met on Tuesday, 2 July in Brussels, co-chaired by France and Ghana with the support of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the European Commission. Read the full article published by DGRIS (French...
Maritime safety: President Buhari assents to anti-piracy bill

Maritime safety: President Buhari assents to anti-piracy bill

(NIMASA, 3 July 2019) – President Muhammadu Buhari has given his assent to the Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences Bill, 2019, in an unprecedented move billed to bring a dramatic improvement in security on the country’s territorial waters and...
Senegal Seizes 750 Kilos of Cocaine in Shipments Set for Europe

Senegal Seizes 750 Kilos of Cocaine in Shipments Set for Europe

Senegal seized 750 kilos (1,650 pounds) of cocaine Sunday on a ship traveling from Brazil, hidden inside 15 cars with final destinations that included Europe, in the latest large drug seizure off the West African coast this year. The cocaine was packed in travel bags...
G7++ Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea meets in Brussels

G7++ Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea meets in Brussels

France and Ghana, with the support of the European Commission and the European External Action Service, are organizing a technical meeting on 2 July in the framework of the G7 ++ Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea. Press release Ministry of Army, 27 June 2019 G7++...
Stolen at sea

Stolen at sea

How illegal ‘saiko’ fishing is fuelling the collapse of Ghana’s fisheries. An EJF report: Along Ghana’s 330 mile coastline, the ocean provides food and income for millions of people. In the last half-century, industrial vessels have flocked to these waters, trawling...