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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Oil theft, security threat in West Africa

Murtala Mohammed

The UN Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said oil theft and smuggling poses the greatest security threat to the West African region "as it directly linked to insurgency and violence," according to their recent report. It said oil smuggling, diamonds and cigarettes continue to thrive in the region. - The report stated that the region has witnessed a sharp reduction of drug trafficking in the region for onward distribution to the European market. According to the UNODC corruption continues to be prevalent among senior officials which according to the UN body undermine democracy and economic development, reported the BBC. In recent times, the West African region is known to be a transsh….Continue here http://www.africanews.com/site/Oil_theft_security_threat_in_West_Africa/list_messages/25894

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