Ghana pirate fears

String of attacks off Nigeria and Benin alarms neighbours.

Pirates sighted in Ghana’s territorial waters – Attacks on ships increase in Gulf of Guinea

Kester Aburam Korankye

Merchant vessels transiting the country’s coast have been cautioned to shore up their defence against forced boarding. The warning comes in the wake of increased activities of pirates off the coast of Ghana and in the sub region.

For instance, a merchant ship was seen surrounded by three speedboats filled with armed pirates off the coast of Takoradi on March 8, this year.

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