Somali Pirates Hijack Indian Cargo Ship
An Indian cargo ship Al Kaushar, with 11 crew members on its way to Al Mukala port in Yemen, has been hijacked by Somali pirates.
Somalia: Piracy Resurges
VOA, 5 April 2017
Observers warn piracy is making a comeback along the coast of Somalia, after gunmen hijacked two ships in 48 hours and took them to an area known as a pirate haven. Read more »
UN News, 4 April 2017
Noting that recent attacks on commercial ships off the coast of Somalia highlight the continued threat of piracy, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has urged… Read more »
Shabelle, 3 April 2017
An Indian cargo ship Al Kaushar with 11 crew members on board has been hijacked by Somali pirates on its way to Al Mukala port in Yemen from Dubai. Read more »
Western naval forces intercept a skiff carrying suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden (file photo)..
The Conversation Africa, 29 March 2017
The recent hijacking of an oil tanker by alleged Somali pirates raises a number of important questions. The MT Aris 13 was the first commercial vessel to be hijacked since 2012.… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 30 March 2017
The proverb beloved of development professionals everywhere goes like this: give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for life. But what… Read more »