• French, WAF navies in piracy drills

    Exercise Nemo promoting anti-piracy skills. French and West African navies practiced anti-piracy drills in Exercise Nemo Two French warships have taken part in a maritime exercise in the Gulf of […]

  • Nigerian Piracy: A Small Step

    Moves to combat piracy in West Africa move slowly.  Nigerian Piracy: A Small Step Op-Ed by John Guy A small step where a giant leap is needed. The Economic Community […]

  • ECOWAS launching anti piracy zones

    First zone to cover Nigeria, Benin and Togo. ECOWAS set to launch maritime zones to fight piracy The 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is seeking to launch […]

  • US Support For Summit

    Experts from the US are expected in Cameroon to share experiences during the first-ever ECCAS, ECOWAS and Gulf of Guinea Commission summit on maritime safety and security in the Gulf […]

  • Gulf of Guinea Security

     Miguel Trovoada, the executive secretary of the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC), has urged the organization to play a more active role in regional maritime security. African Countries for More Security […]

  • ECCAS and ECOWAS sign maritime security agreement

    Nations from the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement regarding the improvement of maritime security during their […]