African Union adopts charter on piracy, illegal fishing

AFP , Saturday 15 Oct 2016

The African Union on Saturday adopted a charter on piracy, illegal fishing and maritime security at a summit meeting in Togo.

"We are happy to announce the adoption and signing of a charter on maritime security and safety and development in Africa," Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso said, hailing an "historic" decision designed to boost economic and social development across the continent.

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