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Will drones and attack boats help in the world’s latest piracy hotspot?

By Reuters
21 August 2021   |   8:45 am
Nigeria is aiming to stem a spate of kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea with a slew of new equipment - including nearly $200 million worth of drones, helicopters and boats. But experts say the country also needs to tackle deep-seated issues onshore - including endemic poverty in the Niger Delta and corruption in security agencies - if it has any hope of a lasting solution to the rash of abductions.

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