Gulf of Guinea: Nations to boost anti-piracy efforts

The largest gathering of African maritime officials ends with promises of cooperation to tackle piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.

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    The largest gathering of maritime officials in Africa has just ended.

    Fifteen navy chiefs from West Africa - and some from the United States and Europe - have promised more cooperation efforts to tackle piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.

     

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Accra, Ghana.


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