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2014-04-04 04:20:28

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nairobi, 3rd April 2014, WORD FROM OUR COO I'm Daniel Furnad, COO & Senior Executive Producer of Africa 24 Media. Working at Africa 24 Media gives me a unique view of this continent and its cultures, innovations, special people and ability to have fun! I'll be communicating to you on this newsletter and will be happy to respond to subjects that you suggest. THE ZAMROCK SURVIVORS SCREENS AT SAUTI ZA BUSARA...

2013-10-10 23:28:50

Brian Beckcom and his law firm represent approximately half the crew of the Maersk Alabama crewmembers, who claim the Somali pirate hijacking should have been prevented. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 On October 11, Captain Phillips will open in movie theatres across America. The film tells the story of a brave sea captain, portrayed by Tom Hanks, who protected his crew against dangerous Somali pirates. The movie is based on a true story, but allegedly gets the facts wrong....

2012-06-16 00:51:31

Piracy may be a topic of schoolboy adventure stories, but it´s still a dangerous and costly problem for merchant shipping and tourism in some parts of the world. In the pirate-ridden waters of the Indian Ocean, satellites show that environmental conditions have limited recent pirate activity. Attacks and hijackings of ships by Somali pirates in waters off the Horn of Africa have sharply increased in recent years, and show no sign of waning. Somali pirates account for over half of...

2011-03-09 09:11:00

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Juliet Marine Systems, Inc. announced today that they have developed and built a revolutionary marine platform called GHOST specifically designed to deal with international problems of piracy. International piracy has been consistently growing. In Somalia alone, pirates today hold 33 hijacked ships and 711 hostages, according to ICC IMB figures. Piracy is growing at about 10% per year and the heaviest activity is centered in Somalia. Juliet...

2011-02-08 14:51:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endless Youth and Life (EYL) (www.endlessyouthandlife.com), a smash mind and body, one-stop boutique concept, creates an experience exploring the numerous ways to stay young, healthy, and beautiful. On February 11th, EYL will be participating in Red Carpet Celebrity Gift Suites 2011 GRAMMY Awards Style Lounge held at The London West Hollywood Hotel. EYL's premiere visit to the GRAMMY's gifting center stage will begin at 11AM and run...

2010-05-18 18:04:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse, the Somali pirate who led the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama container ship in the Indian Ocean, pleaded guilty today in Manhattan federal court to two felony counts of hijacking maritime vessels, two felony counts of kidnapping, and two felony counts of hostage taking. Muse's guilty plea arose from his participation in the April 8, 2009, hijacking of the Maersk Alabama container ship in the Indian Ocean, and the...

2010-05-17 09:54:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bands of pirates terrorizing commercial merchant ships off the coast of Africa continue to make headlines around the world. However, an international military coalition lead by the US Navy is starting to make headlines of their own, capturing pirates and stopping hijackings. Sail the high seas with Spike and 44 Blue Productions as they chronicle the US Navy's efforts to restore order to the turbulent waters off of the coast of Somalia with the one-hour...


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