The author outlines the challenges to coastal zone monitoring and control in Ghana, as well as the technological tools (and their legal implications) available to relevant security sectors. A well-written case study from the perspective of a member of the Ghanaian armed forces.
This article focuses on Somalia-related off-shore security challenges with a discussion of the causes of maritime security challenges in the wider region.
A brief overview of the maritime security challenges in the Gulf of Guinea, followed by a call for greater regional cooperation and civic engagement. The author highlights the human security implications (economic losses, trade and shipping, and in relation to the UN’s Millennium Development Goals) of the maritime security challenge in Africa.
Security Topics: Maritime Security