Turkey in Africa – Issue 12


Turkey Takes Initiatives for Sailors Seized Off Nigeria

10 Turkish sailors were abducted off Nigeria by pirates on Saturday evening. Initiatives are being taken to release 10 Turkish sailors who had been abducted off Nigeria, according to Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday.

“The ship which the pirates left has been taken to Tema Harbor (Ghana), and the necessary initiatives are taken with Nigerian and Ghanaian authorities for the release of our abducted citizens,” the ministry said in a statement.


Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.


Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.

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