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International Naval Forces Leaders to brainstorm over how to secure marine and coastal waters...

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Piracy, illegal fishing, and armed robberies are some of the major issues threatening the Gulf of Guinea region. Among the topics to be discussed...
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EAC Countries Sign Joint Agreement to Fight Illegal Fishing in Lake Victoria

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East African Community (EAC) member countries sharing Lake Victoria on Monday signed an agreement aimed at conducting joint illegal fishing in Lake Victoria. The...

Edem Wages War Against Open Defecation.

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Ghana's finest rapper Edem has taken another giant step by launching an end year festival dubbed: “Edemfest”. The event which was launched in Accra is...
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illegal fishing fight generates revenue

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The crackdown on illegal fishing activities by the Fisheries Commission and the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MFAD) has yielded more than GH¢13,000.00. The...
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Tanzania intensifies war against illegal fishing in Lake Tanganyika

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Authorities in western Tanzania's region of Kigoma on Thursday announced to have intensified operations to stop illegal fishing in Lake Tanganyika, the world's second...

Kenyan police arrest 16 Tanzanian citizens over illegal fishing

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Kenyan police on Friday arrested 16 Tanzanian fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing in the Indian Ocean coastal town of Malindi. Malindi police boss Matawa...
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Tanzanian president ups war against illegal fishing in Lake Victoria

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday intensified the fight against illegal fishing in Lake Victoria, which is shared by three East African countries: Tanzania,...
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Namibia struggling to curb illegal fishing practices

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Namibia is struggling to curb illegal, unsustainable fishing practices on perennial rivers in the north of the country amid fears of depletion of...
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Ghana declares “red alert” on illegal fishing

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The Ghanaian government has declared a "red alert" in all forms of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing methods in Ghana, by an executive fiat. Senior...
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Minister States Government’s Commitment to Fighting Illegal Fishing

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Mrs Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, has said government is determined to end all forms of Illegal, Unreported and...
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Illegal fishing and politics is collapsing Ghana’s Fishing Industry

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Jamestown Chief Fisherman, Nii Kai Okaishi III has revealed that the country’s fishery industry is collapsing as a result of the adaptation of illegal...
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Dominic Nitiwul Discusses Maritime Safety With French Ambassador

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Mr Dominic Nitiwul, the Minister of Defence, says the Ministry is ready to collaborate with France to improve maritime safety and security in the...
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5 arrested for illegal fishing in Myanmar territorial waters

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Myanmar navy has intercepted an illegal Thai fishing boat in its territorial waters, arresting five people including one Thai national and four Myanmar on...
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Fight against illegal fishing making progress

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West Africa alone, according to estimates, loses $1.3 billion a year due to IUU. In East and Southern Africa, foreign...
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Western Indian Ocean nations seek to end illegal fishing

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According to the statement, the roadmap will be presented to a ministerial council meeting of the FISH-i Africa member states during the 5th meeting...
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Togo fishery sector faces a number of challenges

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Director Christian Domtani Ali said the sector also faces the challenge of "safety of fishermen who are frequently confronted with bad weather and marine...
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Experts says illegal fishing may trigger insecurity along Somali coastline

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Kaija Hurlburt, an Associate Director of Secure Fisheries, a fisheries research organization said in Nairobi on Wednesday that foreign IUU fishing in Somali waters...
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Piracy falls in Somalia but illegal fishing threatens resurgence

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Once a global phenomenon raking in millions of dollars in ransom, piracy off the coast of Somalia has significantly gone down and almost unheard...

SSA losing $20bn yearly to illegal fishing & logging

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Sub-Saharan African countries lose roughly $20bn a year in illegal fishing and logging, according to a report by the Africa Progress Panel, a think-tank...