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Chasing West Africa's Pirates

November 15th, 2014

Episode 833 of 1501 episodes

There are now more pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea than off the coast of Somalia - once considered the global 'piracy hotspot'. The BBC’s Mary Harper travels to Lagos, one of the busiest ports in Africa, to explore the highly complex world of piracy.

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