Tag Archives: Somalia

Dutch Navy 1: Somali Pirates 0

It’s been brought to my attention today that Somalian pirates are in the news again. In the Netherlands. “Five Somalis are appearing in court in Rotterdam today charged with piracy. They are accused of attempting to capture a South African yacht … Continue reading

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Somalia, Pirates and Ransom Money: Solving the Famine Problem

Watching the BBC news last night I felt my hackles starting to rise over an item relating to the imminent famine in Somalia : The refusal of the Kenyan government to open a nearly completed refugee facility close to Dadaad camp which … Continue reading

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