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8 feared dead after Chinese vessel sinks in Ghana waters

– – At least 8 people are feared dead as the Ghana Navy ended its search for survivors on a Chinese vessel that sunk in Ghana’s Western Region. The Chinese fishing vessel, MV Comforter 2 has sunk along the Elmina – Takoradi marine waters. Reports indicate that its last known position was 46 nautical miles South of Saltpond. Information gathered also… Read More
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Over 20 migrants die after they were thrown into sea off Djibouti

– – The United Nation has said more than 20 African migrants died after their smugglers threw them overboard off the coast of Djibouti. According to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), at least 80 people were thrown off to reduce the load on the vessel. The boat was reportedly carrying about 200 migrants, including women and children at the… Read More
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Benin probes abduction of 9 persons by pirates

Benin officials have launched a probe into the abduction of nine people from a Norwegian-flagged boat off its coast. The port of Cotonou has confirmed the said abduction carried out by some pirates. The pirates reportedly boarded the vessel, owned by Norwegian shipping firm J.J. Ugland, while it was at anchor over the weekend off the coast. The Norwegian Shipowners’… Read More