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welcome to the program. is on high after pirates kidnap the crew of last week it was the latest incident in a growing piracy problem afflicting the gulf of guinea off the coast of west africa . now have the most anywhere in the world nigeria. our correspondent shot went to the niger delta to find out the scale of the problem and how it's affecting people that. the beautiful. inside a problematic history in the past creeks. this region is already. after with the arms trafficking kidnapping and in recent years another
business has begun to florrie nigeria's course line has become a hotspot for maritime piracy and armed robbery at sea. and this is where pirates operate from a labyrinth of the waterways but it's not only home to criminals lives near by the river the source of income transports goods and people he's careful since he was attacked by pirates. to critics like misplaces when they. drive down to creates. the pins 1st the armed man wanted to take the engine of his boat when they realized it wasn't good enough they let him go they took his money instead from then on the peregrina stopped working after sunset we are very scared me when driving on the sea or in the river because you don't know when exactly the
comms so sometimes if they are on the way the king it will with all your money so prior see. is a very big problem attacks by pirates is a problem worldwide but especially in the gulf of guinea they are on the rise along the coastline of west africa. because. they want to be there before pirates strike members of the nigerian navy are headed out of their legs headquarters to money toward the scene here given rare access to accompany them on their daily patrol. we are about politics not to call them out on the cost of legace and this is a legit training differently than it is. you
want warm it's all good. and important of very good will. is responsible for navigation and training on board there is only one vessel that money tours hundreds if not to come out today at the navy doesn't have enough vessels and personnel to prevent piracy attacks follies and therefore more train in a position of more platform a position of if humans commit spares for the vessels keeping the business of what you saw this as a whole is very difficult isn't this going to see if another challenge west african countries have different policies to protect their waters in movies of the old if there are say countries in the gulf of guinea to come to them too if it's even more neutral we don't because even though there is india this book called the perry sea and it never was a modern day we'll find a loophole and they do this navy vessel is money tour in one part of the gulf of
guinea an attack is reported on the same day a few 100 miles down south and oil tanker similar to this one passing by us has been targeted the nigerian navy is not their merry time security should start here in the niger delta before an attack happens locals tell us they want to authorities to deploy more security to stop lawlessness in the creeks and to eradicate piracy altogether. so there are more into this marcus williams is the c.e.o. africa risk on clients in maritime security company focusing on west africa welcome to the show now how serious is wired time piracy in the gulf of guinea compared to other parts of the world. compared to other boats the wild delays serious say the most affected by us. of indian ocean off of somalia but.
a lot of attention a few years ago compared to us uk and now has really dropped down southeast asia was against them a letter and since west africa has really hit the headlines most recently with the attacks but it's been an ongoing problem for a long time this year lloyd we've seen 52 major attacks on brussels in the region where the 125 c. 4 has kidnapped not just since the beginning a 1966 attacks last year and with 155 at night so it is a really sure the moment you see attacks are increasing what is the having arise these attacks. the main causes for is a really the problems that are in the niger delta in nigeria. and we're in the world we have 3 main things which are effectively an environment to operate from which is the niger delta as an area that has a very very loose rule of law there's very little opportunity for those living. in
terms of employment and education never the targets which all the that it may shipping lines of cultural by the time it is coming into their own and gas industry or the main ships going past the cargo ships calling it go to ports narea so if you have these 3 factors and you are in the world you will get piracy and in niger at the moment it's off west africa it's a perfect storm so what is the main challenge in fighting this in the region. there are several challenges to it there's a lack of capability in monks' local navies there is certainly the will to have to combat a the problem has certainly improved over the last few years as it's become a bigger problem but there is still a lack of capability most local ladies that are have the funding. say western navies or european navies have. those are the main problem is territorial waters and so instructional navies such as from europe or from the us are unable to go
into the our themselves and solve the problem like they could off somalia. and totally nigeria's dealing with other concepts obviously the one that gets a lot of attention in europe is the conflict with the islamic insurgency in the north of the qur'an and other similar groups there's also conflicts in the middle belt so that's where the focus and it has taken are in nigeria ok our pick up from you say and no call authorities i don't strong enough to handle this so then how can the western african countries come together close together we should be strong got to have that right yes that is true and has certainly been improvements not of god that is information sharing going to happening between all the countries in the region with a sense of unknown date sister this and as joint exercises being undertaken by regional navies as well with the support of the likes of the u.s. and european a he's not has improved things and has helped with the picture and since however
ultimately it comes down to nigeria and how they're going to solve the problem in the niger delta it's a long time issue and in the meantime it's really up to the local navies and also the shipping industry to improve security in their own produce never will says and local to ships with us he tours ok max williams c.e.o. at africa risk compliance thank you thank you. now in uganda. people have been killed in. different regions from east uganda. to west uganda in the mountain. region the idea. of washed away. villages residents to move. them out. more i'm joined by.
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