News Articles for "West Africa"
Weapons of war spill blood in Nigeria's insurgency
At first, the Islamic extremists in Nigeria's dusty northeast rode on the backs of motorcycles, firing on government officials and other perceived enemies...read more
Experts say that the growing piracy off the coast of West Africa takes root in the oil-slicked creeks of Nigeria's southern delta. Speaking Saturday at a ...read more
World sea piracy down 35 percent in first quarter
World sea piracy fell 35 percent from a year ago in the first quarter of 2013, with the spotlight shifting to West Africa as navies helped keep pirates aw...read more
Scammers cheat elderly WA man out of $700k
A West Australian man has been cheated out of $700,000 in an inheritance and investment scam.The man, aged in his 70s, was caught up in the fraud for three...read more