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  • proper n. Part of the Atlantic Ocean southwest of Africa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a gulf off the southwest coast of Africa


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  • Controlling the Gulf of Guinea is a principal goal of AFRICOM, the U.S.

    Obama, Ghana, and African oil

  • Elsewhere, military forces of the two countries are holding joint training and considering joint patrols in the Gulf of Guinea to combat piracy.

    Cameroon-Nigeria Border Demarcation Due to be Finished Next Year

  • The president of Benin, Boni Yayi, now in his second elected term, also pointed to increased piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, and said he would bring up the issue in a scheduled Friday White House meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama.

    West African Presidents Share Ordeals of Democracy

  • LONDON—Shippers are on the alert as instability in Nigeria threatens to worsen an already serious problem with piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, a key trade route for commodities such as crude oil and cocoa.

    Shippers Focus on Nigeria Risks

  • The rich pickings to be gained from mining these resources could encourage pirates to grow bolder, industry sources say, adding that unlike off the coast of Somalia, where pirates often take hostages and hold them to ransom, pirates in the Gulf of Guinea seem to target their attacks more on high value cargoes such as oil and its products.

    Shippers Focus on Nigeria Risks

  • The country has set about developing unexplored gold, nickel, diamond and iron-ore deposits as well as restarting oil research along its Gulf of Guinea coastline where neighboring countries have found important deposits.

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  • Armed robbery at sea is not new to the Gulf of Guinea, nor is the illegal sale of oil stolen from its waters in West African and European ports.

    Pirate Attacks Surge in Gulf of Guinea

  • They are trying to make us all think that piracy is about oil in the Gulf of Guinea, said Aning.

    Pirate Attacks Surge in Gulf of Guinea

  • Piracy attacks are escalating in the Gulf of Guinea, endangering the future of one of the world's emerging shipping hubs and highlighting the weak state of maritime security in West Africa.

    Pirate Attacks Surge in Gulf of Guinea

  • While the U.S. and other Western nations actively patrol the waters off Somalia in search of pirates, West African navies are left to mind the Gulf of Guinea on their own.

    Pirate Attacks Surge in Gulf of Guinea


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