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Sub-Saharan Africa: Maritime Kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea Surged in 2019, Report Finds

Jan 14, 2020 | 17:51 GMT

The number of sailors kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea increased from 78 in 2018 to 121 in 2019, accounting for 90 percent of all maritime kidnapping incidents around the globe, according to the International Maritime Bureau, AFP reported Jan. 14....

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